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  • MP says Bloody Sunday murder inquiry is “misguided” (Northern Ireland)

    12/22/2012 3:41:35 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    BBC News ^ | 21 December 2012 | Last updated at 05:10 ET
    A Conservative MP who served as a soldier in Northern Ireland has questioned the need for prosecutions in the Bloody Sunday killings. On Thursday, it was revealed that a team of 15 detectives will head up a murder investigation into the 1972 shootings. They will be led by a senior investigating officer who will be based in Londonderry. Patrick Mercer said he is “confused” by this latest development and does not know what prosecutions will achieve. …
  • Car bomb explodes in Derry [Ireland, outside a police station]

    08/03/2010 2:50:11 AM PDT · by Cindy · 34 replies · 18+ views
    IRISH TIMES.com- Breaking News ^ | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 3, 2010, 07:10 | n/a
    "Car bomb explodes in Derry" IRISH TIMES REPORTERS SNIPPET: "A car bomb has exploded outside a police station in the North. The blast occurred at about 3.20am in a taxi which had been parked outside Strand Road police station in Derry. Damage was caused to the station and the perimeter wall but no one was injured in the incident. The explosion follows a telephone warning that a device had been planted in front of the station. According to the PSNI, a taxi driver was approached by two men on Cook Street at about 3am, one of whom had a gun....
  • Bloody Sunday: The long road to the Saville Report

    06/15/2010 12:07:37 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 1 replies · 178+ views
    Euronews.net ^ | 15/06/10
    In 1972, 470 people died in the violent sectarian unrest which dominated Northern Ireland, including 13 people who died on Bloody Sunday when the army opened fire on unarmed civil rights marchers. Some 14 others were injured that day, one of whom later died.
  • Statement by President Obama on the 45th Anniversary of the March from Selma-to-Montgomery

    03/08/2010 11:11:44 PM PST · by Cindy · 10 replies · 107+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov - Statement ^ | March 7, 2010 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/statement-president-obama-45th-anniversary-march-selma-montgomery Home • Briefing Room • Statements & Releases The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 07, 2010 Statement by President Obama on the 45th Anniversary of the March from Selma-to-Montgomery On this day, 45 years ago, hundreds of brave men and women gathered in the small town of Selma, Alabama to announce to the world that they, too, sang America. As they marched from Selma to Montgomery, fully aware of the danger that lay ahead, these heroes let their feet speak in a way that their voices...
  • When Did Hillary See MLK?

    12/23/2007 8:07:55 AM PST · by pjsbro · 113 replies · 688+ views
    WaPo and Books and Articles About HRC | 12/23/2007 | Me
    On March 4, 2007, at the 42nd Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama, Mrs. Clinton recounted how as a young girl she had the great privilege of hearing Dr. Martin Luther King speak in Chicago: “ The year was 1963”, Clinton said in her speech. “My youth minister from our church took a few of us down on a cold January night to hear someone that we had read about, we had watched on television, we had seen with our own eyes from a distance, this phenomenon known as Dr. King.At Selma, Hillary said she had seen MLK in...