Friday, 3 May 2013

Boston College tapes to be handed to RUC/PSNI

IT was reported on April 15 that tapes containing testimony from Dolours Price, who died earlier this year) are to be made available to the British colonial police after the US Supreme Court ruled against an appeal seeking to keep them private.

The court ruled on April 10 that the Boston College tapes, which contain interviews with members of the IRA and loyalist death squads, should be handed over.

The project director, Ed Moloney, and his researcher, Anthony McIntyre, resisted the attempts, and had hoped the Supreme Court would overturn a Boston federal court decision to hand the tapes over.

The tapes were part of the Belfast Project which was supposed to provide students and historians studying the Six-County ‘Troubles’.

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Irish Republican Information Service (no. 313)
Teach Dáithí Ó Conaill, 223 Parnell Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone: +353-1-872 9747; FAX: +353-1-872 9757; e-mail: saoirse@iol.ie
Date: 1 Bealtaine / May 2013

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