Newton Emerson: There is a strong if painful case to be made for amnesty

A Justice For Veterans UK parade in Antrim, May 2017, protesting at the prosecution of former British soldiers. Photo: Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press
The government has leaked plans to ban most further Troubles prosecutions - as close as the law permits to a general amnesty, which would require pardons. Amnesty has been inevitable for decades. A s[...]

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