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[The Guardian] , McDonald, Henry Northern Ireland judges use powers to ban naming of alleged drug dealers. (15 Jul 2012)

URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/15/northern-...

Judges in Northern Ireland have banned the identification of alleged drug dealers because of fears the accused could become targets for an ongoing republican vigilante terror campaign in Derry.

One district judge in the city has already imposed an embargo on the media to prevent the naming of three men accused of possessing cannabis, in response to the threat from the vigilante group Republican Action Against Drugs (RAAD)....

 

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