Tag: Belfast Project

  • Belfast Project: Court of Appeal Rejects Rae’s Argument

    The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed Winston “Winkie” Rae’s application to quash the decision of the Director of Public Prosecutions to seek to obtain Rae’s Belfast Project interview tapes by way of an MLAT request to the United States. While it does not seem the judgment has yet been published, the court has……

  • Belfast Project: Rea Obtains Stay On Appeal

    According to news reports, the Court of Appeal in Belfast has stayed the government’s attempts to get a hold of the Winston “Winkie” Rae Belfast Project interview tapes.

  • Belfast Project: Rea Challenge Fails

    The Belfast Telegraph is reporting that Winston “Winkie” Rae’s challenge to the PSNI’s effort to obtain his Belfast Project interviews has failed. I reported on Rae’s case late last month.

  • Belfast Project: The Known Unknowns

    Something is going on in the Belfast Project case. But it’s difficult to say exactly what. As I noted a few days ago, Winston “Winkie” Rae has obtained an injunction in Belfast preventing the Northern Irish authorities from traveling to Boston to obtain a copy of his Belfast Project interview. Friend of Letters Blogatory Chris……

  • Belfast Project: Belfast Court Enjoins the PSNI

    There is still some life in the Belfast Project case! The Belfast Telegraph reports that Winston “Winkie” Rae, a former Loyalist prisoner, has obtained an injunction preventing the PSNI from traveling to Boston to collect the taped recording of his Belfast Project interview. The story does not give any details about the legal arguments, so……