Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: A Proposed Model for Information Redaction under the Stormont House Agreement

This paper is designed to assist efforts to narrow the gap between the different actors on the outstanding issues preventing the establishment of the various past-focused institutions contained in the Stormont House Agreement (2014). In particular, it suggests an independent judicial mechanism that could make determinations on balancing the state’s responsibilities to protect people, with the truth-recovery related rights of families affected by the conflict.

Kieran McEvoy