When will the ‘brighter future' we were promised arrive?
EARLIER this month a father-of-four was lured from his north Belfast home to an alley and shot three times in the leg. His wife, a nurse, fought to save him but he later died in hospital. The paramilitary group known as the 'IRA' said "the intention of this operation was to carry out a punishment shooting". "Tragically," the group said "this resulted in his death". Or to put it plainly, they murdered him. Everything about Michael McGibbon’s killing is depressingly familiar - the manner in which the taxi driver was ordered from his home, just op[...]