Date: 12/12/2011

EUROPE’S most senior human rights figure has called for the formation of a truth commission in Northern Ireland to aid a healing process he believes is crucial for the future.

Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, also urged continued vigilance against a regression of civil liberties and said the discussion on the subject had become confused, especially in London where the Coalition government is discussing repealing the Human Rights Act.

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