N Ireland victims given new hope for justice

Special commissioner pushing new proposal to punish those responsible for the victims of N Ireland's troubled past.

    The victims of Northern Ireland's troubled past are hoping a new proposal may help punish those responsible for their plight.

    The special commissioner representing them is sending new recommendations to political leaders.

    But in the past such hopes had been dashed several times.

    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Belfast. 


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