“Legacy Bill Amounts to Get Out Of Jail Free Card” – Cllr Denise Mullen
Aontú Deputy leader Cllr Denise Mullen and Aontú Rep Gerard Herdman led Aontú members at the Time for Truth protest in Belfast yesterday.
Speaking today, Cllr Mullen said: “The Legacy Bill is an affront to the basic principles of transparency and the rule of law. Westminster are trying to offer British soldiers who committed murder in Ireland a get out of jail free card. This cannot be allowed to happen.”
Cllr Mullen Continued “We know the British Military committed horrific crimes during the troubles. The British Military killed hundreds of Irish Citizens. This even included the killing of elected representatives such as Cllr Eddie Fullerton and Bernard O'Hagan. They also killed party election workers. Incredibly the British State killed dozens of citizens in the south of Ireland also.”
“Aontú will stand up for victims and survivors of British collusion and push forward to deliver truth and justice. Instead of an Amnesty for British Crimes, we need an All-Ireland investigation into British Collusion. County by county, report after report, the full extent of British state-sponsored violence is becoming known. It is now time for a comprehensive investigation into the death toll of British collusion on our island.” Cllr Mullen’s concluded.