Omagh bomb relatives launch action in high court – The Guardian

Posted April 8th, 2008 in news, personal injuries, terrorism by sally

“The civil action by relatives of the Omagh bomb victims against the Real IRA is an attack on terrorists unprecedented anywhere in the world, the lawyer representing the families said yesterday. On the opening day of a case brought by some of the relatives of those who were killed or injured in the 1998 atrocity, Lord Brennan QC said: ‘For the first time the victims of terrorism are suing the alleged perpetrators … private citizens are confronting terrorists in our courts.'”

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The Guardian, 8th April 2008