On Monday, June 10, 2019, Alan Brecknell from the Pat Finucane Center presented the documentary “Unquiet Graves: The story of the Glenanne Gang” to a capacity crowd at Hibernian House in Pearl River, NY. The event was sponsored by AOH Division 3.
The movie details how members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) and Ulster Defense Regiment (UDR) (the largest regiment in the British Army) both requited exclusively from the Unionist community were centrally involved in the murder of over 120 innocent civilians during the recent conflict in Ireland. Police, Army and Loyalist Paramilitaries colludedemand that our ally Britain be accountable to international law and civilized values.d in the targeted assassinations of farmers, shopkeepers, publicans and other civilians in a campaign aimed at terrorizing the most vulnerable in society.
The speaker for the night, Mr. Alan Brecknell’s father was one of the first victims of the gang, brutally shot while celebrating the birth of his daughter, Mr. Brecknell’s sister. Despite numerous Court Orders, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), the successor to the RUC, continues to defy the judicial system and provide file relating to this and other murders.
It was a moving night and call to us, Ireland’s exiled Children, to put pressure on our government to demand that our ally Britain be accountable to international law and civilized values.