Friday, April 17, 2015

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Kincora Scandal: Shocking Claims Made On British TV

Ed Moloney thinks there is no wholesome reason for denying an independent tribunal of inquiry into the Kincora abuse scandal. Ed Moloney is an Irish investigative journalist living in New York. He was the project director for Boston College’s oral history project. He blogs at The Broken Elbow.
      
If only a fraction of the claims made below by former Kincora resident Richard Kerr are true then the case for a truly independent tribunal of inquiry into the Kincora Boys Home scandal is unanswerable.
And to help ensure that it is independent from attempted subversion by British intelligence, it should be chaired by an international figure from a non-Commonwealth, non-NATO country.

Mr Kerr makes these claims, which point to Kincora being used to supply sex to members of the British establishment, on Channel Four TV tonight. The article below appeared in the Belfast Telegraph newspaper today. The Broken Elbow has been following this story consistently with particular attention paid to the role of British intelligence in helping to cover up the scandal. Previous articles can be read here, here and here.

Here is the Belfast Telegraph article:

 


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