No amnesty until ministers implicated

By Danny Morrison (for Daily Ireland)

In April 2003 the British and Irish governments published an annexe to their Joint Declaration which was to address the anomaly of people ‘on the run’ (OTRs) who cannot return to either jurisdiction for fear of prosecution for a political offence. Under the Belfast Agreement provision had already been made for the early release of political prisoners who belonged to organisations which were observing ceasefires.

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