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Northern Ireland / Prisoner Mistreatment #58483

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1979
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(Studio) London commission of inquiry said to confirm reports of mistreatment of IRA and Protestant extremists while in custody of police in N Ireland. Previous accusations of mistreatment of prisoners in Ulster noted
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(London, England) Prison at Longkesh featured; films shown. Treatment of prisoner in North Ireland said to be most important issue at present in relationship to past violence. [Police surgeon Dr. Robert IRWIN - details injuries of prisoners.] Protest by IRA (Irish Republican Army) prisoners at Longkesh outlined. Dilemma of officials with regard to protecting population from terrorists and assuring civil rights of prisoners noted.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Laurence, John;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:00

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