Raymond Mccord

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In a letter to British prime minister Boris Johnson, US Congress members expressed concern over proposed laws to ban future prosecutions related to the Northern Ireland Troubles. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Members of US congress have called on Boris Johnson to scrap his proposals to ban future prosecutions related to the Northern Ireland Troubles. In a (...)

A mural of Annette McGavigan in the Bogside area of Derry, where an event to remember her is due to take place on Monday. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The family of the 100th civilian to die in the Troubles has called on the British government to scrap its proposals to end all legacy investigations,(...)

Raymond McCord (centre)  outside Belfast City Hall after a meeting of victims of the Troubles with local political parties and from the Republic  over their opposition to British government plans to end all Troubles-related prosecutions. Photograph: PA Photo

Politicians from all the main parties on both sides of the Border have signed a document rejecting the UK government’s plans to introduce an amnesty f(...)

British paratroopers take away demonstrators on Bloody Sunday after the paratroopers opened fire on a civil rights march on January 30th, 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, killing 14 civilians. Photograph: Getty

MLAs will return to Stormont on Tuesday to tell the UK government that they will not accept plans to end prosecutions for Troubles crimes. The Assemb(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith. In June 2018, a High Court judge held there was no legal obligation on the Northern Secretary to have a defined criteria in place for holding a border poll. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

The British government has unlawfully failed to put in place a policy for holding a border poll in Northern Ireland, the British Court of Appeal heard(...)

Billy Hutchinson says political unionism in the North must join the debate about a united Ireland, even if they do not want one.  Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Unionism cannot “bury its head in the sand like an ostrich” over the prospect of a border poll, the former UVF commander and Progressive Unionist Par(...)

Long-term planning and preparation is required for a united Ireland, an Mark Daly has said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Long-term planning and preparation is required for a united Ireland, an Irish senator has said. Mark Daly said the Brexit crisis showed the unforesee(...)

Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: PA

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed an application that the UK government’s Brexit policy will damage the Northern Ireland peace process. Th(...)

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller arrives at the supreme court in central London, on the second day of the hearing into the decision by the UK government to prorogue parliament. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

The courts should be able to review the legality of Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks or there would be nothing to prevent(...)

Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice Declan Morgan. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Brexit has “lit a fuse to a stick of dynamite” under the Belfast Agreement, Northern Ireland’s Appeal Court has been told. A legal challenge against (...)

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