Several hundred turned out to protest outside Belfast City Hall
But two counter Republican protests were called off:
Meanwhile, the IRSP has called off a planned protest today, saying it had become aware that the City Hall event was being organised by people from the loyalist community.
Hardline republican party Saoradh said it had also dropped plans to hold a counter protest “following consultation with families affected by collusion and state murder, in addition to an internal membership discussion”.
Solider F is accused of two murders and four attempted murders on Bloody Sunday, 1972.
Hundreds gathered outside Belfast City Hall to call on the UK government to “enact protective legislation” to “safeguard” former British forces and police accused of crimes over the 30-year conflict.
But the families of those killed in disputed circumstances during the conflict have long campaigned for and support prosecutions.
Ballymurphy Massacre group spokesman John Teggart said: “No one is above the law and justice must be served.
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“The fact that these crimes happened nearly 50 years ago is irrelevant. It might have been a long time ago, but the illegal acts of these soldiers is affecting the families to this day.”
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He told supporters: “We need this to continue and it will continue.
With many thanks to: Belfast Live and Michael McHugh and Shauna Corr for the original story