12/06/2016 – IVU responds to panel report on Paramilitarism

Innocent Victims United, the largest umbrella organisation for innocent victims and survivors of terrorism and other Troubles related violence, with 23 member groups across N.I, RoI and GB has given its’ response to the Fresh Start Panel’s Report on the Disbandment of Paramilitary Groups in Northern Ireland.

In a statement Spokemsan Kenny Donaldson said: “We have taken time to consider the contents of the report inclusive of the recommendations made by the panel members. We do not question any member’s personal integrity nor their desire to contribute positively to the issues at hand however it requires saying that there are also harsh realities which the report fails to address, issues concerning the presence and active status of PIRA and also how this Society is to be re-balanced where the rights of victims trump the rights of terrorists and criminals, described by officialdom as paramilitaries”. Continue reading “12/06/2016 – IVU responds to panel report on Paramilitarism”