Wednesday, February 18, 2004

A truth commission for Northern Ireland continued...

Back to the serious stuff. Today, once again calls were made for a truth commission in Northern Ireland. Desmond Rea from Policing Board noted,"Therefore a commission is the proper way to take into account that hurt, but also to seek to find a way forward that is a more productive way forward than the road that we appear to be embarking".More.... I have been doing several interviews on the matter, and remain convinced that the starting point is acknowledgment from across the board, then a discussion about models as proposed by the Healing Through Remembering Project following their consultation.