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# on the runs

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95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders
A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today
Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters
As many as 200 republicans received these letters.
Former IRA members could face prosecution despite comfort letters
British Secretary of State to Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers has stated that the letters no longer serve as immunity from prosecution.
On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful
The Hallett Review finds that two terrorism suspects were given letters in error.
PSNI chief to face questions on controversial 'on the runs' letters
Some 190 republicans were issued with ‘letters of comfort’ from the British comfort telling them they were no longer wanted in connection with historical crimes.
Adams: Unionist parties risk dragging peace process back to 1998
The Sinn Féin leader, currently in the United States, criticised the UK government’s failure to agree on Haas proposals.
Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North
Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.
"A deception by omission" - Robinson says the DUP was misled over 'on-the runs'
Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.