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Commission’s Initial Comment on Patrick Finucane Review Report

12 Dec 2012

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has today commented on the report of the Patrick Finucane Review’ chaired by Sir Desmond de Silva QC.
NIHRC Chief Commissioner’ Professor Michael O’Flaherty’ said:
‘The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission notes the publication of the Patrick Finucane Review Report today. We also note the comments of the Prime Minister in the House of Commons that the report uncovers ‘shocking levels of state collusion’.
The Commission will now consider its response to the Review’ taking into account the views of the Finucane family in light of the human rights of victims and survivors.’
ENDS
Further information:
For further information please contact Claire Martin (028) 9024 3987.
Notes to editors
1. The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body first proposed in the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement (1998) and established in 1999 by the Northern Ireland Act (1998). It is answerable to Parliament at Westminster.

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