Pat Finucane

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The widow of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane has been granted leave for a judicial review of the UK government's refusal to order a fresh public inquiry into the 1998 killing. Mr Justice Scoffield, in the High Court in Belfast, yesterday granted leave for Geraldine Finucane's new judicial review pro

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The Council of Europe has reopened its consideration of the Pat Finucane case following the UK government's refusal to order a fresh public inquiry into the solicitor's murder in 1998. The UK Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state had failed to deliver an Article 2 compliant investigati

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The widow of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane has issued fresh proceedings in the High Court in Belfast three months after the UK government refused to order a fresh public inquiry into the 1998 killing. The UK Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state had failed to deliver an Article 2 com

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The UK government has been accused of hiding behind a "smokescreen" in its decision not to order a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. On Monday, the government outlined its response to the UK Supreme Court’s ruling in February 2019 that the state has failed to de

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The UK government has drawn condemnation after refusing to order a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, which campaigners say flies in the face of the rule of law. The government yesterday outlined its response to the UK Supreme Court's ruling in February 2019 that the s

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Pressure is mounting on the UK government to order a public inquiry into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. The UK Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state has failed to deliver an Article 2 compliant investigation into the death of Mr Finucane, who was shot and killed by

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The UK government has apologised to the family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane for taking nearly two years to respond to a landmark UK Supreme Court ruling on their case. The Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state has failed to deliver an Article 2 compliant investigation int

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The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane have returned to the High Court in Belfast to challenge the UK government's delay in responding to a landmark UK Supreme Court ruling nearly two years ago. The Supreme Court ruled in February 2019 that the state has failed to deliver an Article 2

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The body overseeing implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has given the UK government a final deadline by which it must provide details of its proposals to deal with the legacy of the conflict in Northern Ireland. The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministe

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Retired Canadian judge Peter Cory, whose work investigating collusion during the Troubles led to a series of public inquiries, has passed away at the age of 94. Justice Cory, who served on the Supreme Court of Canada from 1989 to 1999, was appointed in 2001 under an agreement between the Irish and B

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Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has backed renewed calls for an independent inquiry into the 1989 killing of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane following the release of new State papers. According to documents released under the 30-year-rule, the Irish Government believed that remarks by a senior Brit

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British intelligence officers erased hard drives held by a judge-led inquiry examining the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane in 2002, it has emerged. The retired Canadian judge, Peter Cory, who was leading the inquiry, complained to police but did not press the matter in order to avoid an int

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