Tuesday, September 8, 2009

A compensation double standard

If Britain is backing compensation from Libya for victims of IRA bombs, it should pay for those harmed by its unionist proxies

Gerry Adams
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 8 September 2009

"The demand for compensation from the Libyan government for victims of IRA actions, in which it is claimed Libyan armaments were used, and the British government's role in this, is the cause of some controversy in Belfast. On Monday, I spoke to Downing Street and to Northern Ireland secretary Shaun Woodward about this. I told them there could be no hierarchy of victims; that all victims deserve compensation – and that Mr Brown's position is totally inconsistent.
I support compensation for all victims. But this has to include the victims of British state violence and collusion......."

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