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# parachute-regiment - Monday 24 January, 2022

Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday
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# Bloody Sunday

Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Jan 24th 2022, 1:30 PM 33,413 Views 0 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the flags are “an insult to the survivors of Bloody Sunday and the victims’ families”.

# parachute-regiment - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
# Timeline
# Timeline

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971

May 11th 2021, 8:36 AM 15,806 Views 28 Comments

Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.

# parachute-regiment - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
# Parachute Regiment
# Parachute Regiment

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:20 PM 15,777 Views 17 Comments

The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.

# parachute-regiment - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again
# Derry
# Derry

Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again

Updated Aug 14th 2019, 9:05 PM 33,581 Views 34 Comments

The Apprentice Boys said they “recognise this may have caused upset to many in the nationalist community”.

# parachute-regiment - Friday 20 October, 2017

Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit
# Unresolved Issues
# Unresolved Issues

Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit

Oct 20th 2017, 3:41 PM 22,577 Views 110 Comments

Maolíosa McHugh cited Charles’ links to the Parachute Regiment that was responsible for the Bloody Sunday killings.

# parachute-regiment - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,250 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.