El Mat reports on Pat Ramsey’s experience of serial attacks on his home and his offices in the Bogside. It’s a reminder of a time when the targeting of SDLP members by Republicans was much more routine than it is now. If ‘the war is over’, there is still a legacy of political intolerance within Nationalism that still resorts to physical means to achieve its ends.
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