Disappeared: an issue that won’t go away…

Professor Liam Kennedy in yesterday’s Sunday Independent notes a rise in the numbers of Loyalist punishment beatings of teenagers and a halving of Republican attacks on the same age groups. He notes a correlation in a drop in the more brutal attacks and the work of the IMC. But Suzanne Breen examines the more extreme cases of the disappeared from the height of the Troubles.

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