By defending the IRA and John Downey, Roy Greenslade’s reputation is in tatters

A letter from Kenny Donaldson:
John Downey outside Omagh court in October 2019. Photo: Nial Carson/PA WireJohn Downey outside Omagh court in October 2019. Photo: Nial Carson/PA Wire
John Downey outside Omagh court in October 2019. Photo: Nial Carson/PA Wire

The former Mirror editor Roy Greenslade’s eulogising of John Downey as someone “dedicated to peace” will be viewed as sickening by his innocent victims.

In acting as a sympathiser of the Provisional republican movement (inclusive of the IRA and Sinn Fein) and having masqueraded as a bona fide non-partisan senior journalist, I believe that Mr Greenslade is complicit in the crimes perpetrated by that terrorist movement.

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These crimes which were often perpetrated against their own neighbours and the very section of the community which they claimed they represented.

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Tell the families of the Hyde Park bombing about John Downey’s dedication to peace.

Roy Greenslade’s legacy lies in tatters for many people (particularly innocent victims/survivors of terrorism).

He is not fit to perform roles, such as teaching media ethics.

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Mr Greenslade seems to be naive and to be have been blinded by the propaganda of the Provisional republican movement and its MOPE syndrome routine (Most Oppressed People Ever).

Kenny Donaldson, Innocent Victims United, Fermanagh

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