Tag: Belfast Project

  • Boal v. United States: The Bergdahl Case, Serial, and the Belfast Project

    Boal v. United States: The Bergdahl Case, Serial, and the Belfast Project

    Season 2 of the excellent podcast, Serial, featured the story of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier who walked away from his post in Afghanistan, was captured and held for about five years by the Taliban before being released in a prisoner exchange. He is to be tried by a general court martial on charges […]

  • Belfast Project: Ivor Bell To Stand Trial

    The Guardian reports that Ivor Bell is to stand trial in the Jean McConville murder case. According to the report: The case against the former IRA commander centres on alleged testimony he is accused of giving to the Belfast Project, an archive of IRA and Ulster loyalist paramilitaries over their role in the armed conflict […]

  • Belfast Project: A New Subpoena To Boston College

    Update: According to the BBC, McIntyre means to bring an action in the High Court in Belfast to try to stop the latest subpoena. The US government, acting pursuant to the US/UK mutual legal assistance treaty, has apparently obtained an order from the District Court in Boston for issuance of a subpoena to Boston College […]

  • Belfast Project: Irish Police Question Anthony McIntyre

    The Guardian is reporting that the Garda Síochána has questioned Anthony McIntyre, Belfast Project protagonist, in the Belfast Project case.

  • Belfast Project: Chris Bray On The The Ivor Bell Case

    Chris Bray, friend of Letters Blogatory and critic of the US and UK governments in the Belfast Project case, is back with an update on the British authorities’ decision to proceed with the prosecution of Ivor Bell. After more than a year of bumbling indecision, the Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland has taken a bold […]