Bloody Sunday



Bloody Sunday families granted leave for judicial review of PPS decision

The families of five people shot and killed on Bloody Sunday have been granted leave for a judicial review of the decision not to prosecute former British soldiers for murder.

Published 23 April 2021

High Court: Deceased victim of Bloody Sunday violence awarded £250,000 in personal injury case

The High Court of Northern Ireland has awarded more than £250,000 to the estate of a deceased victim of military brutality on Bloody Sunday. The victim, Ms Margaret Deery, was shot through her thigh with a high-calibre bullet, resulting in massive damage to her leg and serious medical complications.

Published 15 April 2021

Decision not to prosecute 15 former soldiers over Bloody Sunday upheld

Prosecutors have upheld their decision not to prosecute 15 former British soldiers for murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury in connection with Bloody Sunday in 1972.

Published 29 September 2020

Families of Bloody Sunday victims welcome proposal for remote attendance at Soldier F trial

The families of Bloody Sunday victims have welcomed proposals to allow them to remotely observe the murder trial of the former British soldier known as "Soldier F".

Published 14 May 2020

Court of Appeal: Ministry of Defence loses appeal against aggravated damages awarded to widow of Bloody Sunday victim

The Ministry of Defence has lost an appeal against the award of £15,000 compensatory damages and aggravated damages to the widow of Bernard McGuigan, who was shot dead on Bloody Sunday.

Published 7 February 2020

Soldier F trial may take place in Belfast

A committal hearing in the prosecution of the former British soldier known as “Soldier F” on two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder may take place in Belfast.

Published 20 January 2020

Lawyers for Bloody Sunday victims ask PPS to reconsider prosecution

Lawyers for the families of nine of those killed on Bloody Sunday have asked the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) to look again at its decision not to prosecute nine soldiers for murder and attempted murder, The Irish Times reports.

Published 25 November 2019

Soldier F committal hearing adjourned until December

The trial of the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" in connection with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 has been adjourned until December.

Published 18 September 2019

Soldier F committal hearing pushed back to September

A committal hearing in the prosecution of the former British soldier known as "Soldier F" in connection with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 will take place next month.

Published 6 August 2019

Soldier F to be tried in connection with Bloody Sunday this August

The former British soldier known as "Soldier F" will be tried for two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972 this August.

Published 18 June 2019

Lawyers for Bloody Sunday victim's family make contempt complaint against Gavin Williamson

Lawyers for the family of a Bloody Sunday victim have contacted the Attorney General for Northern Ireland to complain about comments made by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.

Published 19 March 2019

Single British soldier to be charged in connection with Bloody Sunday

Northern Ireland prosecutors have announced that one former British soldier is to be charged with two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

Published 14 March 2019

Bloody Sunday paratrooper dies before prosecutors' decision on charges

One of the paratroopers involved in Bloody Sunday against whom prosecutors were considering bringing charges has died.

Published 25 January 2019