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Torture allegations in Northrn Ireland

Title
Torture allegations in Northrn Ireland
Genre
Interview
TX Date
12 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:40
Description
Interview on the ITV Weekend World programme with Belfast police surgeon Dr Robert Irwin, alleging Northern Ireland terrorist suspects have been subject to brutality and torture by the UK security forces. Female interviewer not identified (poss. Mary Holland).
Further information
http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/70624
Contributors
ITV; Robert Irwin; Mary Holland?
Keywords
Northern Ireland; UK; Terrorists; Television; Violence; ITV; IRA; Military personnel; Policing practice; Police personnel; Torture; Army; Prisoners; Television documentaries; Weekend World (television programme)

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