Victims’ campaigner William Frazer has thanked everybody who reached out to him after an indication was positioned on a republican bonfire mocking the homicide of his father by the IRA.
Mr Frazer’s father Bertie was part-time UDR man and council employee who was murdered by the IRA on August 30 1975.
The signal was positioned on an anti-interment bonfire in Parkhead, Newry.
The Frazer household misplaced a variety of members to IRA violence throughout the Troubles.
Mr Frazer has spent a lot of his profession campaigning for the rights of the victims of Troubles violence.
There was an outpouring of assist for Mr Frazer following the incident, which was condemned by politicians and public figures from throughout the political spectrum.
Mr Frazer supplied his due to everybody who supplied their assist.
Response to the dust in Newry but in addition due to a quantity off RC who rang to apologize.
And the good end up for the assembly about legacy final night time on the workplace.
Posted by William Frazer on Friday, August 10, 2018
“I would prefer to thank everybody who’s been in contact with me in relation to what occurred in Newry,” he mentioned.
I”t might have been my title on that placard, but it surely’s the victims that they’re attacking. That is the message we’re sending out,
“I had Arlene Foster on the cellphone asking if there was something she might do for me. I do admire that, and I see the Irish Authorities even commented so that’s appreciated not solely by me and the household, however the wider circle of victims.”
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