Northern Ireland

Images of Troubles victims projected onto British parliament as UK urged to scrap legacy Bill

Controversial legislation is to be debated on Tuesday and would prevent future inquests into Troubles offences

Amnesty International - who has urged the UK against passing the legislation - projected the images of some victims who have still to receive justice onto the Houses of Parliament. Picture: PA

Images of victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles have been projected onto the Houses of Parliament ahead of the expected passing of the UK government’s controversial legacy Bill.

Amnesty International and some victims have made a late plea for the UK government to scrap the legislation which includes a form of limited immunity for some perpetrators of crimes committed during the conflict.

The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill is set to return to ...