Jane Winter of the Londonbased British Irish Rights Watch group had lobbied for protection for Mrs Nelson prior to her death and said her case had major significance.
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BIRW stands for British Irish Rights Watch
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The British Irish Rights Watch (BIRW) said counter-terrorism agencies may have been behind the lethal strategy, which saw six soldiers and one civilian die after civilians linked to the security forces were made to drive explosives into Army facilities.
Another report by campaign group The British Irish Rights Watch said the case for launching an inquiry into the murder was "compelling".
A dossier into his claims by campaigners British Irish Rights Watch is to go to the UN and US Congress.
He is being aided in his efforts by London-based human rights group British Irish Rights Watch and Imran Khan, a solicitor who acted for the family of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence.
It has been compiled by human rights group British Irish Rights Watch and is said to draw upon highly-sensitive Government documents.
The representatives were also joined by Jane Winter, director of British Irish Rights Watch, as they testified before the congressional Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
The Belfast-based Committee on the Administration of Justice, Amnesty International and British Irish Rights Watch claim it is vital the the tribunals command the confidence and secure the participation of the families.