NI: Lack of executive hindering fight against paramilitarism


The lack of political decision making in Northern Ireland has had a major adverse impact on efforts to combat paramilitarism, an independent commission has said.

Northern Ireland has been without an executive since January 2017.

The Independent Reporting Commission says the continuation of paramilitary activity 20 years after the Good Friday Agreement is unacceptable.

The commission’s first report is being published on Tuesday.

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Source: BBC News