New Bill protecting state agents puts them ‘above the rule of law,’ warns Sinn Fein

A SINN FEIN member of Northern Ireland’s Legislative Assembly has warned that the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Bill, which had its first reading in the Westminster Parliament today, would allow “MI5 and police agents to break the law without fear of prosecution.”

The party’s policing spokesman Gerry Kelly, who helped negotiate the Good Friday Agreement, said the Bill, which protects state agents from prosecution if they break the law in pursuance of their...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-09-24 20:50
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