The army veteran, known as Soldier F, has been charged with the murder of demonstrators James Wray and William McKinney coque iphone 6s à la mode and the attempted murders of four other men, the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland said Thursday.
Bloody Sunday was one of the darkest episodes in Northern Ireland Troubles. On 30 January 1972 troops fired on unarmed protesters in a civil rights march in Derry, also known as Londonderry, killing 13 people and wounding coque iphone 5s bois coque iphone xr resident evil avec rabat 15. One injured man died four months later.
The families of the victims have campaigned coque iphone 6 stilinski for decades for the former soldiers to face justice. Relatives were visibly upset following the announcement of the decision.
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Game changer in Northern Ireland
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Although rioting had become routine for Derry youth, McCann describes the impact of Bloody Sunday as a game changer in Northern Ireland. And it transformed Catholic opinion at the time.
innocence was gone; also the possibility of a reformist solution to what was going on in Northern Ireland was, if not destroyed, substantially diminished by Bloody Sunday, McCann said.
The impact coque iphone 6s red canary of the killings was an immediate accelerant for the violence that coque iphone 5c haribo would claim 3,500 lives in the 25 years to the Good Friday peace agreement in 1998, McCann said.
The victims families were stunned by the events of the day, coque iphone 5 fairy tail not just at the loss of their loved ones but by the army claims that the people in the crowds fired the first shot.
The soldiers maintained they were coque iphone xr antichoc silicone acting under order, returning fire on what they believed to be hostile armed attackers.
A short internal military inquiry shortly after coque iphone 4 handball Bloody Sunday, known as the Widgery Report, concluded coque iphone italie the soldiers had done nothing wrong. And for many years that was the coque iphone coque iphone xr shockproof 5 personnalisée anonymous – beeasy coque iphone xr ref: 1675 accepted government narrative.
Over time, though, the victims families coque iphone xr lens got organized, campaigned for justice and eventually, more than 25 years coque iphone 7 lacrim after the killings, when a peace deal was signed wiko coque iphone in coque iphone oiseaux Northern Ireland, the British government committed coque iphone 6s havane to a full scale inquiry.
Headed by Lord Saville, the inquiry lasted 12 years, with 435 days of oral evidence alone. It involved more than 2,000 witnesses, with an estimated 125,000 pages of evidential material considered.
It cost a quarter of a billion dollars and its conclusions, announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010, brought cheers from the people of Derry, in particular the victims families…