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Bloody Sunday and the report of the Widgery tribunal the Irish government"s assessment of the new material ; presented to the British government in June 1997.

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Published by Government Information Services in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Tribunal appointed to inquire into the events on Sunday, 30th January 1972.,
  • Demonstrations -- Northern Ireland -- Londonderry.,
  • Derry (Northern Ireland) -- History.,
  • Northern Ireland -- History -- 1969-1994.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsWidgery, John Passmore, Baron Widgery, 1911-
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18308450M
ISBN 100707649927

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The Bloody Sunday relatives believe that the Report of Lord Widgery was a deliberately incomplete and wilfully misleading official version of events designed for the sole purpose of exculpating the actions of the British Army. Within days of the killing of 13 unarmed civilians and the wounding of 14 others on Bloody Sunday, more than eyewitness testimonies were recorded for presentation to the Widgery Tribunal Cited by: That the Tribunal never revealed this to the Counsel for the next of kin completely undermined the validity of the cross-examination process. The revelations provided by the archive material and Prof. Walsh's analysis of it means that, on this basis alone, the Widgery Report stands fundamentally flawed. Bloody Sunday and presented to the Widgery Tribunal in March Of these, were selected for publication in Don Mullan’s Eyewitness Bloody Sunday, .

Over witness statements were recorded by the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association and the National Council for Civil Liberties shortly after Bloody Sunday and presented to the Widgery Tribunal in March Of these, were selected for publication in Don Mullan's Eyewitness Bloody Sunday, The Truth which was published in January The museum also tells the story of Bloody Sunday, the day when the British Army committed mass murder on the streets of the Bogside. It tells the story of how the people of Derry, led by the families of the victims, overcame the injustice and wrote a new chapter in the history of civil rights, which has become a source of international inspiration. The Widgery Report is now (from 15 June ) superseded by the Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry. Report of the Tribunal appointed to inquire into the events on Sunday, 30 January , which led to loss of life in connection with the procession in Londonderry on that day.   Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry Volume IX. Ref: ISBN , HC 29 PDF, MB, pages. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible Author: Bloody Sunday Inquiry.

But this book is so superb that I think it has a much broader appeal than merely establishing the truth of what happened on 30 January "Bloody Sunday". The "wikipedia" summary of the 10 minutes of tragedy is that British soldiers shot dead 13 unarmed peaceful protesters/5(39). Heading the inquiry was Lord Widgery. This book contains the text of his report. The current inquiry into the events now known as Bloody Sunday frequently refers to the original inquiry, and there is a great demand and need for Lord Widgery's report to be available and in 4/5. The individual pieces of investigation and challenges to the findings of the Widgery Report by various academics, experts and. The Bloody Sunday Inquiry, also known as the Saville Inquiry or the Saville Report after its chairman, Lord Saville of Newdigate, was established in by British Prime Minister Tony Blair after campaigns for a second inquiry by families of those killed and injured in Derry on Bloody Sunday during the peak of ethno-political violence known as The Troubles. It was published on 15 June