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This section contains a draft list of source material on the issue of collusion between security forces and paramilitaries in Northern Ireland. This list has been compiled from information available in the CAIN bibliography and the British Humanities Index.

Inquiry Reports

    12 December 2012 - Pat Finucane Review
    de Silva, Desmond. (2012). Pat Finucane Review: An independent review into any state involvement in the murder of Pat Finucane, (12 December 2012), [On-line Report]. Web: <http://www.patfinucanereview.org/>
    de Silva, Desmond. (2012). Executive Summary and Principal Conclusions – Pat Finucane Review: An independent review into any state involvement in the murder of Pat Finucane, (12 December 2012), [PDF; 337KB]. Web: <http://www.patfinucanereview.org/>

    23 May 2011 - Nelson Inquiry Report
    Morland, Michael., Strachan, Valerie., and Burden, Anthony. (2011). The Rosemary Nelson Inquiry Report, (HC 947), (23 May 2011), (Morland Report), [PDF; 3513KB]. London: The Stationery Office (TSO).

    14 September 2010 – Wright Inquiry Report
    MacLean, Lord., Coyle, Andrew., and Oliver, John. (2010). The Billy Wright Inquiry - Report, (HC 431), (14 September 2010), (MacLean Report), [PDF; 4963KB]. London: The Stationery Office (TSO).

    12 March 2010 – Hamill Inquiry Interim Report
    Jowitt, Edwin., Richardson, Kathleen., and Evans, John. (2010). Interim Report by the Robert Hamill Inquiry to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, (dated 28 January 2010, released 12 March 2010), [PDF; 99KB]. Belfast: Robert Hamill Inquiry.

    2003-2004 – Cory Collusion Inquiry Reports
    (Final four reports published by British government on 1 April 2004).

    Cory, Peter. (2003a). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Chief Superintendent Breen and Superintendent Buchanan, (delivered 7 October 2003; published 18 December 2003), [PDF File; 252KB]. Dublin: Department for Justice, Equality and Law Reform. [Report 1 of 6]

    Cory, Peter. (2003b). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Patrick Finucane, (Delivered 7 October 2003; Published 1 April 2004), [PDF File; 589KB]. London: HMSO / The Stationery Office (TSO). [Report 2 of 6]

    Cory, Peter. (2003c). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Lord Justice Gibson and Lady Gibson, (delivered 7 October 2003; published 18 December 2003), [PDF File; 232KB]. Dublin: Department for Justice, Equality and Law Reform. [Report 3 of 6]

    Cory, Peter. (2003d). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Robert Hamill, (Delivered 7 October 2003; Published 1 April 2004), [PDF File; 424KB]. London: HMSO / The Stationery Office (TSO). [Report 4 of 6]
    ... Robert Hamill Report Appendix A, [PDF File; 2218KB]
    ... Robert Hamill Report Appendix B, [PDF File; 787KB]

    Cory, Peter. (2003e). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Rosemary Nelson, (Delivered 7 October 2003; Published 1 April 2004), [PDF File; 510KB]. London: HMSO / The Stationery Office (TSO). [Report 5 of 6]
    ... Rosemary Nelson Report Appendix A & B, [PDF File; 1369KB]
    ... Rosemary Nelson Report Appendix C, [PDF File; 283KB]
    ... Rosemary Nelson Report Appendix D, [PDF File; 2771KB]
    ... Rosemary Nelson Report Appendix D continued, [PDF File; 4641KB]

    Cory, Peter. (2003f). Cory Collusion Inquiry Report: Billy Wright, (Delivered 7 October 2003; Published 1 April 2004), [PDF File; 553KB]. London: HMSO / The Stationery Office (TSO). [Report 6 of 6]
    ... Billy Wright Report Appendix A & B, [PDF File; 963KB]
    ... Billy Wright Report Appendix C, [PDF File; 634KB]

    29 October 2003 – Dublin and Monaghan Bombings Inquiry
    Barron, Henry. (2003). The Report of the Independent Commission of Inquiry into the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings, (Presented to an Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, on 29 October 2003; Published 10 December 2003), [PDF File; 1,922KB]. Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

    17 April 2003 – Stevens Inquiry 3
    Stevens, John. (2003). Stevens Enquiry: Overview and Recommendations, [Stevens Enquiry 3], (17 April 2003), [By Sir John Stevens QPM, DL, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service]. Belfast: Stevens Enquiry. [This summary report was also made available as a PDF File; 243kb]


Other Reports

British Irish Rights Watch. (1999). Deadly Intelligence: State involvement in Loyalist murder in Northern Ireland, (Summary). London: British Irish Rights Watch.

British Military Intelligence. (1973). Subversion in the UDR (Ulster Defence Regiment), (August 1973). London: Public Record Office. [See also: Note]

Cassel, Douglass., Kemp, Susie., Pigou, Piers., and Sawyer, Stephen. (2006). Report of the Independent International Panel on Alleged Collusion in Sectarian Killings in Northern Ireland, (dated October 2006), (published 6 November 2006), [PDF; 1188KB]. Notre Dame: Centre for Civil and Human Rights, Notre Dame Law School.

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. (2002). Beyond Collusion: The UK Security Forces and the Murder of Pat Finucane, (12 February 2002), [PDF File; 324KB]. Washington: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights.

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI). (2007). Public statement by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland on her investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Raymond McCord Junior and related matters, (Operation Ballast), (Monday 22 January 2007). Belfast: Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI).

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI). (2007). Investigative Report: Statement by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland on her investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Raymond McCord Junior and related matters, (Operation Ballast), (Monday 22 January 2007) , [PDF; 743KB]. Belfast: Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI).

Sinn Féin. (1997). 'An Appalling Vista' Collusion: British Military Intelligence and Brian Nelson, A Case for an Independent Public Inquiry, (Submitted to British Government 21 December 1997). Belfast: Sinn Féin.


Books

Bruce, Steve. (1992). The Red Hand: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Murray, Raymond. (1998). Extracts from: State Violence: Northern Ireland 1969-1997. Cork: Mercier Press.

McKittrick, David, Kelters, Seamus, Feeney, Brian and Thornton, Chris. (1999). Lost Lives: the stories of the men, women and children who died as a result of the Northern Ireland troubles. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing Company.

Ní Aoláin, Fionnuala. (2000). The Politics Of Force: Conflict Management and State Violence in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Blackstaff Press.

Rolston, Bill. (2000). 'Shoot to Kill' from: Unfinished Business: State Killings and the Quest for Truth. Belfast: Beyond the Pale.

Sutton, Malcolm. (1994). An Index of Deaths from the Conflict in Ireland 1969-1993. Belfast: Beyond the Pale. [See also the revised and updated Sutton Index of Deaths.]


Journal Articles

To be completed later

Bruce, Steve. (1992). 'The problem of 'pro-state' terrorism: Loyalist paramilitaries in Northern Ireland', Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol.4, No.1, pp.67-88.

Cusack, Jim and Taylor, Max. (1993). 'The resurgence of a terrorist organisation - part 1: the UDA, a case study', Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol.5, No.3, pp.1-27.


Other Publications

Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland. (2007). Statement by the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland in relation to decisions as to prosecution arising out of the Steven III investigation, (25 June 2007), [PDF; 53KB]. Belfast: Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland.
Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland. (2007). Press Notice: Public Prosecution Service - Conclusion on Stevens III, (25 June 2007), [PDF; 42KB]. Belfast: Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland.

Murphy, Paul. (2005). Written Statement by Paul Murphy, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on the revised Terms of Reference for the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry, House of Commons, (24 March 2005). London: Northern Ireland Office (NIO).

Murphy, Paul. (2004). Written Statement by Paul Murphy, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Annoucing the Terms of Reference and Panel Members for the Inquiries into the Deaths of Robert Hamill, Billy Wright and Rosemary Nelson, House of Commons, (16 November 2004). London: Northern Ireland Office (NIO).

O'Duffy, B and O'Leary, B. (1990). 'Violence in Northern Ireland, 1969-June 1989', in, McGarry, John., and O'Leary, Brendan. (eds.) The Future of Northern Ireland. London: Oxford University Press.

 

Database Services

Sutton Database of Deaths

 

National Newspaper Articles

To be completed later

 

Television Documentaries

The following information is taken from The Peter Heathwood Collection of Television Programmes.


BBC1 16/06/86 Panorama: Stalker, Concidence Or Conspiracy
- RUC / Loyalist collusion examined.

CH4 02/10/91 Dispatches: The Committee
- Sean McPhilemy's documentary about RUC and Loyalist collusion.

BBC1 08/06/92 Panorama: The Dirty War
- MI5 / UFF double agent Brian Nelson reviewed in collusion report.

ITV 11/03/93 Counterpoint:
- collusion examined and Loyalist links to MI5.

ITV 10/02/94 Counterpoint:
- Amnesty International view of RUC and loyalist collusion in murder.

BBC2 31/05/00 Brits: The Secret War (Part 3)
- Army collusion and Brian Nelson case profiled; Force Research Unit (FRU) techniques examined.

UTV 30/01/01 Insight: Licenced to Kill
- collusion in the 1980s; profile of the British Army's Force Reconnaissance Unit (FRU) involvement in murders during the 1980s, including Finucane, Hamill, and Nelson. (44 mins)

BBC1 19/06/02 Panorama: Licenced to Murder (Part 1):
- John Ware investigates collusion between the security forces and Loyalist paramilitaries in the murder of Catholics. Ken Barett, formerly a member of the UFF, admits killing Pat Finucane. MI5 and RUC roles discussed. (50 mins) [See also transcript of programme]

BBC1 23/06/02 Panorama: Licenced to Murder (Part 2):
- John Ware profiles the security forces cover-up of their role in murders carried out by Loyalist paramilitaries. (50 mins) [See also transcript of programme]

 

Web Sites

Pat Finucane Review - http://www.patfinucanereview.org/

The Billy Wright Inquiry - http://www.billywrightinquiry.org/

Robert Hamill Inquiry - http://www.roberthamillinquiry.org/

The Rosemary Nelson Inquiry - http://www.rosemarynelsoninquiry.org/

Smithwick Tribunal of Inquiry (RUC Chief Superintendent Harry Breen and RUC Superintendent Robert Buchanan) - http://www.smithwicktribunal.ie/smithwick/HOMEPAGE.html

 


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