Marty Flynn sees little for victims to be happy about in the latest proposal for addressing the North's past. Marty Flynn is a TPQ regular.
In the search for truth and justice here the proposed "killers amnesty" is nothing more than just that. The £150 mill project is a nightmare heading down the tracks for all those who are seeking truth and justice for loved ones and relatives killed during the "troubles".
On the other hand, it must be like Christmas come early for those guilty of murder and war crimes. I would have thought that those who are proposing this farce would have at least made an attempt to distinguish between those killed as innocent victims and those killed as either participants i.e. Crown forces, their agents, or republicans. In among that list we have people murdered by the state and its agents in what can only be described as criminality ~ Raymond Mc Cord jnr, the Quinn lad in Armagh, Robert McCartney, Manus Deery, Bloody Sunday, Ballymurphy, etc. Republicans have war crimes such as Kingmills and the Disappeared to answer for.
We need a clear definition of victim here, not the one size fits all shit that's being pushed at us just to allow scumbags to walk free. C'mere, wait until you read this .... in the proposed "killers amnesty" ex-combatants will give their detailed accounts to a panel of "academics"(LMFAO) and with a newly cleaned record (Shankill Butcher living next door anyone?). Killers and former combatants will be able to apply for jobs that they were previously barred from.
Now here's the rub! Can anyone tell me how many ex-security forces including SB and RUC were ever barred from any job? As a matter of fact didn't most of them get promoted or rehired FFS?
The only benefit for republicans is that there are no fucking jobs. Oh yeah, you can apply for a visa to America ..... you can apply!!!!!
What a fucking farce ...