The Force Research Unit (FRU) was responsible for arming, organising, and colluding with pro-British death squads in the north of Ireland. This sinister British Military unit was run by Lt Colonel Gordon Kerr (now Brigadier Gordon Kerr) which was based at Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn, County Antrim.
The British Government is very sensitive about FRU activities, and has obtained injunctions on several newspapers that have attempted to reveal details of its shadowy figures, and its operations. The FRU still operates in the north of Ireland, though it has since changed its name to the Joint Services Group.
In 2003 the British Government's own investigation (carried out by Sir John Stevens) into the activities of the FRU can be read here
A group photograph of FRU agents can be viewed above (mouseover the image, and scroll for magnified view). If anybody can help identify any of these individuals please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The officer who commanded the British military Force Research Unit* during the killing years in Ireland was Lt Colonel Gordon Kerr (now Brigadier Gordon Kerr) an Aberdeen man and former Gordon ...
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The names and circumstances of the death of the victims referred to on this website comes from court documents, witness statements, official reports, and respected human rights and civil liberties organisations such as Amnesty International. Allegations of the British Army Force Research Unit collusion in the murder of UK citizens, including the murder of human rights lawyer Patrick Finucane comes from the British Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens who conducted the official enquiry into British Army Collusion.