Jim Gibney

Jim Gibney

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Jim Gibney: Ballymurphy Massacre relatives treated with respect as inquest opens

Jim Gibney: Ballymurphy Massacre relatives treated with respect as inquest opens

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Even though I know the general story about the massacre by the British Army of eleven people, 47 years ago in Ballymurphy, Dermott Hill and Whiterock Road - known as ‘The Ballymurphy Massacre’ - and I had heard family members speak about their harrowing experiences, there was something profoundly different sitting in courtroom number 12, in Belfast’s law courts last week at the start of the inquest into the massacre.

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