UN Petition on State Killings

Press release: February 11th 2004

Lord Mayor, international lawyers & Judges to support families
launching petition to UN on state killings at Belfast City Hall

Belfast Lord Mayor, Martin Morgan, international lawyer Ed Lynch, and
New York Supreme Court Judge Patrick Henry are among a host of legal
dignitaries and politicians that will join relatives of the New Lodge
Six Campaign at a press conference in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday
11th February at 10.30am to officially launch their petition to the UN
in respect of the New Lodge massacre of six young men on the weekend of
February 3rd & 4th 1973.

Known as Belfast’s Bloody Saturday & Sunday this latest move by the
families comes on the back of a Community Inquiry held last year.

For further information please contact Mark Thompson Relatives for Justice on 02890 220100

Editors notes re: prior publicity: Relatives, Campaign spokesperson
Paul O’Neill, Ed Lynch and Judge Patrick Henry are all available for
live and pre-cord interviews broadcast on news programmes and bulletins
on the morning of Wednesday 11th February. Lord Mayor, Martin Morgan,
should be contacted directly through his office at City Hall.

The deceased were Tony Campbell, Ambrose Hardy, John Loughran, Brendan Maguire, Jim McCann, and Jim Sloan.