Protests in Belfast as new Northern Ireland legacy law halting inquests and prosecutions related to the ‘Troubles’ take effect

Families of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” victims protested against a new law that halts inquests and grants immunity to former combatants, claiming it obstructs justice.

New Troubles Bill: Seeking transparency or protecting the British State?

The proposed Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, which aims to protect the UK government from legal consequences for its actions during The Troubles, is currently under scrutiny in Parliament, with critics arguing that it shields the state from accountability, undermines human rights norms, threatens the Good Friday Agreement, and dismisses the quest for justice by families affected by the conflict.