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# Testimony

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Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'
Roderic O’Gorman has told survivors that the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was not prohibited from using their testimony.
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
Pressure mounts on Mother and Baby Home commissioners as Oireachtas committee reissues invite
How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears
“He just stared at us, looked at us. He had like this cold look, heartless. He didn’t care,” Darnella Frazier said in testimony.
'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
One survivor says her experience was “misrepresented” to a “shocking extent” in the final report by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes.
O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
The minister noted that members of the commission “can’t be compelled to come before the Oireachtas”.
TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
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.
O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings
“We all know how difficult it is to permanently destroy electronic information,” the minister said today.
UK police refer county home survivor back to gardaí over destruction of testimony
Mary Teresa Collins said she feels “very hurt and let down” by authorities in Ireland.
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms
The minister said the Commission informed him of the latest development today.
'He lied a lot': Trump slams Cohen's testimony that called him 'racist' and 'conman'
Trump insisted Cohen’s testimony had provided no evidence the Trump campaign had colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.
'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony
Cohen has been testifying before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee today.
Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her
Brett Kavanaugh accuser says his actions left her “drastically altered”.
Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex
Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.
Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination
Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.
'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury
Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.
James Comey on Trump: 'I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting'
Comey was testifying today before the US Senate.
Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.
Israeli soldiers' testimony: 'The instructions were clear in Gaza - shoot anyone you see'
A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.
Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case
Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.
Conrad Murray stays away from witness stand as trial testimony ends
The fate of Michael Jackson’s doctor will soon be in the hands of the jury as the trial testimony ends.
Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer
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.