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.
It is one of the most famous moments in sports history: the February 1964 match when a braggadocious 22-year-old named Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston in Miami Beach to win the world heavyweight boxing championship.
Yet again the British government covers itself in shame and utter disgrace as the rest of the modern world looks on. It is widely accepted that past British governments have been involved in collusion in the north of Ireland.
Falklands veteran Christopher Alder died in April 1998 after he was arrested for breaching the peace following a fracas outside a nightclub in which he was punched and taken to hospital.
Four of Northern Ireland’s political parties have united to call for a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane who was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in 1989 amid claims of collusion.
Family demand a new police investigation into the death of Ricky Reel and a review of all forensic evidence. “My son died in suspicious circumstances in 1997 after being racially abused and chased by the assailants.
The government may be trying to “run down the clock” until a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane becomes pointless. Counsel for his widow claimed that his death has never been properly investigated.
There has never been justice for Jimmy Mubenga, but this weekend a nationwide mobilisation will seek to mark the 10th anniversary of his death and call for justice for all those killed by British immigration policies.