Troubles-era investigations will give amnesty only to those who cooperate

Campaigners say UK government proposal must balance truth and justice for victims and survivors with rights of former combatants

Plans for a blanket amnesty for Troubles-related offences have been scrapped and the UK government will instead offer immunity only to those who cooperate with truth recovery investigations.

The original proposal had caused outrage in Northern Ireland where it was viewed as an attempt to shield security forces veterans from prosecution, leaving victims’ families without hope of truth or justice.

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