Indigenous Woman Left Vulnerable and Alone After Hospital Mishap, Victorian Inquiry Hears

BALLARAT, Australia — A violent assault in a forest near Ballarat left Sissy Austin, a former member of the First Peoples’ Assembly and Gunditjmara woman, severely injured last year. The aftermath of her experience at Ballarat Base Hospital is now under scrutiny after she shared her traumatic health care encounter with a truth-telling inquiry in … Read more

Sectarian IRA Attack Confirmed in Kingsmill Massacre Inquest: Calls for Public Inquiry

Belfast, Northern Ireland – A coroner in Northern Ireland has ruled that the shooting deaths of 10 Protestant workmen in Kingsmill, Co Armagh in 1976 were an “overtly sectarian attack by the IRA.” The atrocity, claimed by a paramilitary group known as the South Armagh Republican Action Force, has long been linked to the IRA, … Read more

Government Faces Accusations Over Attempt to Dodge Public Inquiry into Sean Brown’s Murder

Bellaghy, Northern Ireland – The family of Sean Brown, a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) official murdered in 1997, is accusing the government of attempting to delay a public inquiry into his death by engaging them in prolonged legal processes. In March, a coroner stopped an inquest into Mr. Brown’s death and instead requested a public … Read more

Secret Killer and Super-Spy: Stakeknife Inquiry Unveils British-Irish Covert War at Its Core

Belfast, Northern Ireland – In the heart of Northern Ireland, memories of a conflict that spanned decades still linger. The sound of a pan banging, a chilling signal for suspected informers during the Troubles, echoes in the minds of those who lived through the tumultuous times. The Troubles, a period of intense political and social … Read more

Illinois Toxic Substance Truck Crash: Evacuation and Federal Inquiry

Teutopolis, Illinois – Federal regulators are currently conducting a review of a tragic crash that occurred in Teutopolis, Illinois, involving a semitruck transporting a toxic substance. The crash resulted in multiple fatalities and led to dangerous air conditions, prompting the evacuation of residents in the area. A spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board, Jennifer … Read more

RCMP’s Plan for Nova Scotia Mass Shooting Inquiry Implementation Delayed

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has failed to meet its deadline to outline its plan for implementing recommendations from the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting. When the Mass Casualty Commission released its final report with 130 recommendations, the RCMP had pledged to release an “implementation strategy” before … Read more

RCMP’s Delay in Implementing Recommendations from Nova Scotia Mass Shooting Inquiry Raises Concerns

HALIFAX, NS – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) failed to meet their self-imposed deadline to outline how they will implement the recommendations from the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting. The Mass Casualty Commission released its final report last March, including 130 recommendations, and the RCMP had committed to releasing an “implementation … Read more