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An IRA bomber and a victim’s daughter

October 18, 2009

Magee and Berry met at the House of Commons, a high profile meeting place, hosted by The Forgiveness Project
and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Conflict Issues.  The
intention of the meeting was to open up a dialogue related to the
blast. What took place is fascinating in light of what the ex-offender
said publicly and also what the victim’s daughter said. Did this public
meeting bring healing of any kind to the victims or their family
members? Is this an example of restorative justice at work?

For more about this event read the following articles, including coverage by The Times, a generic wire story posted by CNN News, and an article written before the event by The Forgiveness Project also printed by The Times. Each article is interesting in what is covered, what is not covered, and what is emphasized.

Read the whole entry.


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