Rosemary Nelson

Rosemary Nelson was a prominent Irish human rights solicitor who was assassinated by an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in 1999. A bomb exploded under her car at her home in Lurgan, Northern Ireland; the Red Hand Defenders claimed responsibility. Allegations that the British state security forces were involved in her killing led to a public inquiry. It found no evidence that state forces "directly facilitated" her murder, but "could not exclude the possibility" that individual members had helped the perpetrators. It said that police failed to protect her and that she had been publicly threatened and assaulted by officers, which helped "legitimize her as a ... more on Wikipedia

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