The Title of this thread has been changed. It is not my title, and in my opinion is much less clear than the original.
An report by barrister Brian Barrington into the handling of protests against the Corrib pipeline has called for a new inquiry.
The independent analysis was carried out for the Frontline human rights organisation, and proposes that gardaí from outside the area carry out an investigation into the assault on Rossport farmer Willie Corduff.
Corduff, who was jailed along with four others in 2005 for his opposition to the project, was hospitalised after protesting at a Shell site last year.
New inquiry into alleged assault urged - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010
Does anyone believe that a proper investigation will ever actually take place?The report, to be released today, publishes medical records and an independent medical assessment that dispute claims by Shell’s security contractor that “not a finger” was laid on Mr Corduff on April 23rd, 2009.
It finds that residents protesting peacefully on health and safety grounds about the gas project have the right to be described as “human rights defenders” under United Nations guidelines.