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A pardon now is too little, too late

A POSTHUMOUS pardon for Alan Turing is all well and good (News, December 24). But if that is any yardstick, the establishment should collectively prostrate themselves and beg forgiveness for the even greater damage they did to an equally brilliant man.

They sentenced him to the harshest of prison regimes in an effort to break his spirit. And some say they succeeded.

Even Pussy Riot were treated lightly compared to the great Oscar Wilde.


Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Belfast Telegraph