Donegal families of victims of the Troubles take out full page advertisement

ULSTER VictimsFamilies of victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles have taken out a full page newspaper advert to accuse the British Government of a 'shameful failure' to address the legacy of the conflict.

The groups represent more than 150 bereaved families, including the families of Donegal men Eddie Fullerton and Henry Cunningham.

The advert expresses dissatisfaction that the 'Fresh Start' political deal struck last month does did not reach agreement on a way forward to deal with legacy issues.

This is because of the UK government's insistence on retaining a veto, on national security grounds, over disclosing certain historic documents on Troubles killings.

Paul O'Connor of the Pat Finucane Centre says that makes no sense: