Bloody Sunday, the ongoing cover-up

By Eamonn McCann (for Counterpunch)

June 15 marks the first anniversary of the publication of the report by Lord Saville into the killing in 1972 of 13 civil rights marchers in Derry by members of the Parachute Regiment. The report acknowledged the innocence of all of the dead and of the 13 wounded. In a speech introducing the report in the House of Commons, David Cameron, just a month in office, accepted that the killings had been “unjustified and unjustifiable” and apologised to the families of the victims.

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