Ian Hurst, a former British army intelligence officer who served ...
Nov 28th, 2011
(Reuters) - Ian Hurst, a former British army intelligence officer who served in Northern Ireland from 1980-1991, arrives at the Leveson Inquiry into media practices at the High Court in central London November 28, 2011. The inquiry, headed by senior judge Brian Leveson and due to last a year, will make recommendations that could have a lasting impact on the news industry, lead to tighter media rules or at least an overhaul of the current system of self-regulation. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: MILITARY MEDIA CRIME LAW) -
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