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# Ballymurphy Massacre

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# Ballymurphy
Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons
A coroner found that the victims of the massacre in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.
# Belfast
Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
The Taoiseach has urged the British government to respond in a “comprehensive and fulsome way” to the inquest findings.
Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# Ballymurphy Massacre
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.
# timeline
How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
Ballymurphy Inquest: Final day of evidence heard at Belfast Coroner’s Court
Presiding Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan said she will consider her findings over the next number of months.
# Northern Ireland
11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests
A lawyer for the victim’s families told the court today: “It is not too late to tell the truth.”
# call to resign
Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley
The group have refused to allow the UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary to apologise to them in person over comments she made about the Troubles.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971
A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.
# british army
Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on
The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.
# Northern Ireland
Taoiseach to press Cameron on the Ballymurphy Massacre
Enda Kenny gave his support to the families of victims of the 1971 massacre, which left 11 people dead.
# Investigation
Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today
A priest and a mother of eight were among those shot dead by members of the British Army Parachute Regiment in 1971.
# Northern Ireland
Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings
Calls for Bloody Sunday-style inquiry into the Ballymurphy killings of 1971.