Jim Allister has raised the proposed legislation on the on the runs, with the Justice Commissioner, suggesting: “…that this proposed legislation involves such a denial of the human rights of victims, particularly the right to have an effective remedy”. This is not just a classic Unionist/Nationalist thing. Mark Durkan has argued that the proposal as it stands amounts to a cover up.
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