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Man wins damages from British government

The former chairman of the Irish Republican Felons Club in Belfast has been awarded €4,000 in damages and costs against the British government for breach of his human rights.

8th October, 2005

The former chairman of the Irish Republican Felons Club in Belfast has been awarded €4,000 in damages and costs against the British government for breach of his human rights.

Liam Shannon, 57, La Salle Park, Belfast, sued the British government in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

The saga began in May 1997, when the Royal Ulster Constabulary raided the social club on the Falls Road and removed a large number of documents. It...

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