Swift justice has to follow truth

Last week’s inquest verdict delivered vindication for the tireless Hillsborough campaigners. Tragically, some of them were not around to see it

1st May, 2016
Liverpudlians attend a vigil for the 96 Hillsborough victims a day after the inquest delivered its verdict Picture: Getty

It was just over six years ago when I met Anne Williams outside the Albert pub, right beside Anfield in Liverpool. She was smoking a roll-up cigarette while young kids kicked a can across the concrete ground in the background.

Williams was as angry as she had been for a long time. For more than two decades, she had fought the system that said her son Kevin Williams, 15, was dead before 3.15pm on April...

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