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# parachute regiment

Last year
Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the flags are “an insult to the survivors of Bloody Sunday and the victims’ families”.
All time
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.
Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.
Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again
The Apprentice Boys said they “recognise this may have caused upset to many in the nationalist community”.
Derry mayor refuses to meet Prince Charles during royal visit
Maolíosa McHugh cited Charles’ links to the Parachute Regiment that was responsible for the Bloody Sunday killings.
Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.