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31 May 2019

NI judge defends journalists’ right to protect sources

Chief Correspondent

Even by the standards of Northern Ireland’s troubles, it was shocking. As people watched Ireland’s World Cup match against Italy in a bar in rural County Down in 1994, masked loyalist gunmen burst in and opened fire.

Two years ago, a documentary about the six Catholic men murdered named their alleged killers. But instead of investigating the gunmen, police in Northern Ireland arrested the makers of the film.

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