Professor invites Adams and Ervine to debate punishment beatings

Professor Liam Kennedy has asked Gerry Adams and David Ervine to discuss why, having been publicly opposed to punishment attacks since he last ran in West Belfast, that Northern Ireland has continued to witness brutal attacks on youths and children across the Loyalist/Republican divide.

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