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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

Rosemary Nelson - A Very British Murder


The Rosemary Nelson murder inquiry team has spent 40 million pounds sterling so that they can tell us this week that the British state failed to protect Rosemary Nelson and that the RUC did not collude with her loyalist killers. The first part of that message is little more than stating the blatantly obvious, the latter part is cloud cuckoo land. A grim fairy tale.

If I understand basic law correctly, where a law enforcement officer or body turns a blind eye to an act of murder, that officer or body is complicit in that murder. But of course RUC collusion in the murder of Rosemary Nelson in March 1999 went much further than that. It was much more evil eye than blind eye.

There is only one question that needs to be answered with regards to the murder of solicitor Rosemary Nelson. A question that does not appear anywhere in the Rosemary Nelson report:
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