Paramilitaries exploiting young people 25 years on from Good Friday Agreement

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period04 Apr 2023

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleParamilitaries exploiting young people 25 years on from Good Friday Agreement
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletIrish News
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1000 words
    Country/TerritoryIreland
    Date04/04/2023
    DescriptionPromises made when the Good Friday Agreement was signed must be kept in the face of the child abuse being committed by paramilitaries who are exploiting young people more than two decades on, experts have warned.

    Some of the worst-affected communities are enduring residual violence and the trauma of the Troubles is still being experienced even by those who did not live through it, two academics said as Northern Ireland prepares to mark the 25th anniversary of the peace accord.
    Producer/AuthorAine Fox
    URLhttps://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2023/04/04/news/paramilitaries_exploiting_young_people_25_years_on_from_good_friday_agreement-3185236/
    PersonsGillian Shorter

Keywords

  • drug related deaths
  • ceasefire
  • Good Friday Agreement
  • mental health
  • trauma
  • drug use
  • alcohol use