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Cartoon: The Hillsborough Inquests


Cartoon: The Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Inquests © Matthew Buck Hack Cartoons for tribunecartoons.com

New inquests into the death of 96 people killed at the Hillsborough stadium disaster of 15th April 1989 have opened in Warrington on Merseyside. This follows the quashing of the verdicts from the original inquests in 2012.

After one quarter of a century and the many horrible revelations about the behaviour of the South Yorkshire Police force, the local MP and HMG the story still has the power to shock. The repeated process is expected to take one year.

The cartoon owes something to the iconography of the advertising hoardings which became makeshift stretchers as people died.

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