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Ireland calls for justice on 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’

Northern Ireland Londonderry Bloody Sunday commemoration1

Londonderry, Northern IrelandReuters Ireland on Sunday called on Britain to ensure justice for the families of 13 peaceful protesters shot dead by its soldiers on “Bloody Sunday” in 1972 as thousands marked the 50th anniversary of one of the defining days of the Northern Ireland conflict.  The British Government in 2010 apologised for the “unjustified […]

Europe’s rights court orders UK to compensate human trafficking victims

France Strasbourg European Court of Human Rights

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Britain should pay €90,000 in compensation to two Vietnamese men who were convicted of drug crimes despite signs they had been trafficked as children and forced to work on cannabis farms, Europe’s top rights court ruled on Tuesday. The European Court of Human Rights said Britain had failed to protect potential […]