Attempts to give British soldiers immunity from prosecution unacceptable –McCartney

Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney  has said any attempts to give current or former British soldiers immunity from prosecution is unacceptable.

Raymond McCartney said;

“Once again we see proposals being brought forward by the British government to create a de facto amnesty from prosecution for British soldiers who committed offences in Ireland including the murder of Irish citizens

“Any attempt to create a scenario where current or former British soldiers are given immunity from prosecution on top of the impunity they have enjoyed for decades is unacceptable.

“Mechanisms have been agreed by the two governments and political parties at Stormont House to deal with the legacy of the conflict and those most be implemented and put in place.

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