Republican wins case over IRA allegation

A republican who was wrongly accused of having helped to fund the IRA has been vindicated in his claim that he was unfairly treated.

15th October, 2005

A republican who was wrongly accused of having helped to fund the IRA has been vindicated in his claim that he was unfairly treated.

The European Court of Human Rights awarded Liam Shannon, chairman of the Irish Republican Felons' Club in Belfast, €4,000 in damages and costs for breach of his human rights.

Shannon, 57, of La Salle Park, Belfast, sued the British government after he was convicted of failing to attend an interview with...

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