Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence – Colm O’Gorman: Amnesty International Annual Lecture 2010

The following post first appeared as an article in the Amnesty International UK Magazine. It sets out the themes I will explore when I give the annual Amnesty International Annual Lecture as part of the Belfast Festival at Queen’s on October 21st 2010. Ireland has struggled in recent years to come to terms with the … Continue reading

Junior Minister Robin Newton’s speech – Amnesty International conference on historical institutional child abuse in Northern Ireland

Thank you Patrick for your kind introduction, and a very good morning to you all. I am very pleased to be here today and have the opportunity to address you at this important conference, through which you are hoping to inform and assist the process of identifying a way forward for the victims and survivors … Continue reading