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Northern Ireland Troubles truth commission is opening old wounds


The British government promised a new law to deal with the so-called legacy cases from the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland or the Troubles, in which 3,500 people were killed between 1968 and 1998. Part of the proposal is to set up a Nelson Mandela-style truth and reconciliation process, but as NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports, many groups are opposing the new legislation.

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