Was Island Immune from Abuse Scandals?

July 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has been at the forefront of attempts to extend the Goddard inquiry into historical child abuse to include events at Kincora Boys Home in the 1970s. We have also highlighted institutional abuse in the military

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Batang Kali Massacre Case Has Implication for Legacy Killings

March 13, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The outcome of a case before the, UK Supreme Court, involving the massacre of civilians by the British army in Malaya in the 1940s could have major implications for hundreds of unresolved killings during the Troubles and may

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Theresa May Quizzed on Actions she has Taken Over Cadet Abuse Allegations

January 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has written to the UK Home Secretary asking what action she has taken following revelations that the Ministry of Defence paid out £2 million pounds over 3 years to silence allegations about physical and sexual

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Judgement of Releasing Service Personnel to Military Custody Question

January 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has questioned the wisdom of allowing military personnel, who are charged with alleged serious crimes before Manx courts, to be bailed to military custody. The League also questions the judgement of Manx courts which fail

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Irish Recruitment to British Army Halved

January 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It has been revealed that recruitment of Irish nationals into the British Army has dropped by almost 50% over the past year. Seventy Irish citizens joined in 2012 as opposed to 123 the previous year. Some Irish media

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Manx Police Say Unwanted British Soldier Has Eluded Justice

July 10, 2013

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Manx Police have confirmed that a British soldier who had been charged with a serious offence and was bailed into military custody has eluded justice by fleeing the UK. The League wrote to the IOM Constabulary earlier this

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MOD Probed On Overseas Recruitment

August 29, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MOD PROBED ON OVERSEAS RECRUITMENT A career in the British Army is that unpopular these days that the UnitedKingdom increasingly rely on recruitment of Nationals from other countries. The Celtic League has been engaged in correspondence with the

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MOD Urged To Come Clean On Numbers killed By British Army

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MOD URGED TO COME CLEAN ON NUMBERS KILLED BY BRITISH ARMY The Celtic League has asked the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence for details of the numbers of civilians killed or injured by British Forces serving with ISAF in Afghanistan.

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Death of Schoolgirl Comes Back To Haunt British Army

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE DEATH OF SCHOOLGIRL COMES BACK TO HAUNT BRITISH ARMY There is to be a meeting between Northern Ireland Office Minister Hugo Swire, the family of Majella O’Hare and Secretary of State Owen Paterson. The meeting is to discuss the

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Bloody Sunday: Callous And Brutal Murder By The British Army

June 17, 2010

In the Autumn 1974 issue of CARN (Volume 1 Number 3) the Celtic League recorded as follows: “The Human Cost The Killing of 13 citizens of Derry by soldiers of the Paratroop Regiment on Bloody Sunday was described by the Derry Coroner (who

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