State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997

State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997

by Raymond Murray

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State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997 by Raymond Murray

In this book the author chronicles the abuse by the British state of emergency laws: harassment and intimidation of civilians; injuries and deaths caused by rubber and plastic bullets; collusion between British security forces, British intelligence and loyalist paramilitaries; unjust killings and murders by the security forces; excessive punishments and degrading strip-searches in prisons – abuses ignored by all but a handful of individuals and civil rights organisations.

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ISBN-13: 9781856358927
Publisher: Mercier Press, Limited, The
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 220
File size: 781 KB

About the Author

Raymond Murray is a well-known crusader for human rights in Northern Ireland. He is Chairman of Relations for Justice. He is co-author of thirty-three books and pamphlets on violations of human rights. His books The SAS in Ireland and Hard Time-Armagh Gaol 1971-1986 are also published by Mercier Press.

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In this book the author chronicles the abuse by the British state of emergency laws: harassment and intimidation of civilians; injuries and deaths caused by rubber and plastic bullets; collusion between British security forces, British intelligence and loyalist paramilitaries; unjust killings and murders by the security forces; excessive punishments and degrading strip-searches in prisons – abuses ignored by all but a handful of individuals and civil rights organisations.

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