Historic Institutional Abuse: Survivors recognized in ‘huge’ e-mail error

The identities of 250 survivors of historic institutional abuse in NI have been revealed by way of an emailing error, the BBC has realized. It occurred when a month-to-month e-newsletter was despatched on Friday with out the names of recipients being anonymised. The e-mail was signed by a workers member however despatched on behalf of Interim Victims’ Commissioner Brendan McAllister. A sufferer’s solicitor described it as an “outrageous breach of confidence” which has traumatised a few of these named. A number of the people had been a part of the…

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