Posts Tagged Bloody Sunday

JUSTICE DENIED – AGAIN

JUSTICE DENIED – AGAIN

Willie McKinney was shot in the back as he sought cover and he died on the courtyard of Glenfada Park. He was twenty-six years old and, to all who knew him, a peaceful, model citizen. His story encapsulates the sickening horror of Bloody Sunday; this hard-working and kindly, young person was murdered in broad daylight on the streets of his own City by British State forces. Had it happened in Brighton, Cardiff or Perth , there would have been an immediate , judicial inquiry and those responsible brought swiftly to justice.

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Remembering The Dead

Remembering The Dead

I have just watched ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ and, understandably in media  tradition, time was given in the final minutes to those sporting people who had  died in the last year.  Today’s papers have coverage of the death of Lord Janner who had been accused of

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Bias At the BBC

Bias At the BBC

Such was the outrage, felt by YES supporters at the overt bias in BBC reporting of issues in the Referendum  , that hundreds protested last June outside the Corporation’s Glasgow headquarters on the Clyde.  The much vaunted principle of political impartiality had gone missing in the BBC News

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200 more reasons to vote YES

200 more reasons to vote YES

Eclectic is scarcely adequate to describe the motley crew of celebrities, who were undoubtedly recruited by some bright, young Downing St sage and asked to tell the people of Scotland of their undying affection for the place and its people. A principal organiser was historian and TV

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