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#Testimony

# testimony - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 9:50 PM 19,309 Views 5 Comments
  • Roderic O'Gorman has told survivors that the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes was not prohibited from using their testimony
  • "For my own part, I want to be clear - you are believed," the minister said
  • Survivors and relatives have said the latest revelations are "insulting" and "dehumanising", Órla Ryan writes

# testimony - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears
# Court
# Court

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears

Mar 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,234 Views 0 Comments

“He just stared at us, looked at us. He had like this cold look, heartless. He didn’t care,” Darnella Frazier said in testimony.

# testimony - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'

Feb 27th 2021, 9:30 AM 8,691 Views 0 Comments

One survivor says her experience was “misrepresented” to a “shocking extent” in the final report by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes.

# testimony - Friday 26 February, 2021

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
# Deleted Tapes
# Deleted Tapes

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission

Feb 26th 2021, 3:02 PM 8,058 Views 9 Comments

The minister noted that members of the commission “can’t be compelled to come before the Oireachtas”.

# testimony - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission

Updated Feb 24th 2021, 4:37 PM 33,365 Views 32 Comments

A Social Democrats’ motion to extend the commission’s term by one year had broad support but is non-binding and is not being acted on by government.

# testimony - Friday 19 February, 2021

O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings
# Testimony
# Testimony

O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 3:10 PM 21,093 Views 56 Comments

“We all know how difficult it is to permanently destroy electronic information,” the minister said today.

# testimony - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

UK police refer county home survivor back to gardaí over destruction of testimony
# Recordings
# Recordings

UK police refer county home survivor back to gardaí over destruction of testimony

Feb 17th 2021, 7:23 PM 24,648 Views 0 Comments

Mary Teresa Collins said she feels “very hurt and let down” by authorities in Ireland.

# testimony - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms
# Commission
# Commission

Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 6:44 PM 33,223 Views 53 Comments

The minister said the Commission informed him of the latest development today.

# testimony - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'He lied a lot': Trump slams Cohen's testimony that called him 'racist' and 'conman'
# On The Defensive
# On The Defensive

'He lied a lot': Trump slams Cohen's testimony that called him 'racist' and 'conman'

Feb 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,098 Views 44 Comments

Trump insisted Cohen’s testimony had provided no evidence the Trump campaign had colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

# testimony - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 4:45 PM 33,232 Views 106 Comments

Cohen has been testifying before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee today.

# testimony - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her
# Testimony
# Testimony

Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her

Sep 27th 2018, 7:47 AM 13,293 Views 42 Comments

Brett Kavanaugh accuser says his actions left her “drastically altered”.

# testimony - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex
# Retrial
# Retrial

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex

Apr 18th 2018, 10:33 AM 16,218 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.

# testimony - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Oct 12th 2017, 10:53 AM 33,090 Views 130 Comments

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# testimony - Friday 28 July, 2017

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Jul 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 44,649 Views 0 Comments

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

# testimony - Thursday 8 June, 2017

James Comey on Trump: 'I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting'
# Testimony
# Testimony

James Comey on Trump: 'I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting'

Jun 8th 2017, 3:50 PM 39,854 Views 126 Comments

Comey was testifying today before the US Senate.

# testimony - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Jun 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 13,574 Views 0 Comments

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

# testimony - Monday 4 May, 2015

Israeli soldiers' testimony: 'The instructions were clear in Gaza - shoot anyone you see'
# BREAKING THE SILENCE
# BREAKING THE SILENCE

Israeli soldiers' testimony: 'The instructions were clear in Gaza - shoot anyone you see'

May 4th 2015, 10:19 PM 20,328 Views 90 Comments

A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.

# testimony - Friday 13 July, 2012

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case

Jul 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 10,868 Views 3 Comments

Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.

# testimony - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Conrad Murray stays away from witness stand as trial testimony ends
# Michael Jackson
# Michael Jackson

Conrad Murray stays away from witness stand as trial testimony ends

Nov 1st 2011, 10:06 PM 242 Views 6 Comments

The fate of Michael Jackson’s doctor will soon be in the hands of the jury as the trial testimony ends.

# testimony - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer
# Forensics
# Forensics

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer

Oct 20th 2011, 12:09 PM 371 Views 6 Comments

A defence lawyer warns that defendants are less equipped than prosecutors when it comes to engaging forensic experts to testify – increasing the danger of unsafe convictions.