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Tuesday 21 February 2017

Prime Time special was trial by media

Published 27/05/2011 | 05:00

REUBEN Coulter (Letter, May 25) made sweeping allegations of child abuse against Irish missionaries in Africa, seemingly based on RTE's Prime Time programme.

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The distinguishing thing about that programme was its attack on individuals who had never been convicted by any court.

What happened to the old principle that everyone is assumed innocent until proven guilty?

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