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'Shocking Attack' in Northern Ireland

NOVANEWS 'Shocking Attack' in Northern Ireland That Killed Journalist the Latest Incident of Escalating Violence A number of stressors, chief among them the political instability that comes from the U.K.'s ongoing Brexit struggles, may be to blame for the recent uptick in unrest. by: Eoin Higgins Fires burn in Derry, Northern Ireland, on Thursday night. The violence claimed the life of journalist Lyra McKee. (Photo: screenshot) A journalist whose work focused on Northern Ireland's troubled past was killedThursday night in the latest in a series of militant escalations that are increasing in frequency as the United Kingdom and Ireland reckon with Brexit. Clashes broke out Thursday in the Northern Ireland city of Derry as police forces attempted to raid suspected ...
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The Latest Victims in a Dark Story of How Northern Ireland Deals with Its Past

NOVANEWS By Barry McCaffrey Morning Star In August two Belfast journalists were arrested in dawn raids involving up to 100 police officers for exposing state protection of the perpetrators of a notorious sectarian massacre. This Thursday they will speak at a special screening of their documentary in defence of press freedom, writes Barry McCaffrey *** We didn’t know it at the time, but at 7am on August 31, my colleague Trevor Birney and I were both about to feel the full angry retribution of a state who had not taken kindly to our documentary No Stone Unturned. Released in 2017, the film had revealed evidence that loyalist gunmen, who massacred six unarmed men as they sat in a quiet little village pub watching football in June 1994, had been protected from prosecution by police. W...