NORTHERN IRELAND: Outrage Over the I.R.A.

Londonderry's Roman Catholics were on the march again last week—for once not in protest against the British army or Protestant domination, but in massive revulsion over a particularly brutal murder by the Irish Republican Army.

The victim was Willie Best, 18, a Catholic who had been serving with the British army in Germany. While home on leave, he was kidnaped, apparently beaten, and shot twice through the back of the head; then his body was dumped in a nearby field. The Official wing of the I.R.A., which admitted killing Best, declared that his...

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