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Old 14th May 2020, 05:12
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Originally Posted by Una Due Tfc View Post
I was going to say I sincerely hope the shooting dead of a mentally disabled man running away from them was not a British soldier “doing his job”, but then some of the behaviour of members of all sides in the troubles, including British armed forces would indicate otherwise. I have a great deal of sympathy for the stress endured by the ordinary soldier during the troubles, but the shooting dead of an unarmed, mentally disabled civilian who posed no immediate threat to them has been investigated and deemed worthy of court.
Do you think protesters, trouble makers et al go around with a flashing light on their heads indicating "I am mentally disabled but mean no harm"?
And when you say "worthy of court", read this man's story again. How many times did the investigating authorities investigate and determine there was no case to answer?
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