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Yes:

"Seek approval for the use of all photography relating to the loved one and the circumstances of their death."

And I go back to the photograph of my sister. And:

"Not publish distressing photographs, such as the removal of a loved one's remains in a body bag."

Which has happened here in Northern Ireland. Also the fact that journalists seem obsessed on taking photographs of blood splattered on pavements. That is somebody's blood, it's a loved one has lost their lifeblood, and to see that in newspapers or on television or whatever is also extremely distressing. I think we would all look at 9/11 and the plane going into the towers. We see that as something for us. But for every family that lost somebody there, that's a murder scene.

"Warn families if there's an intention to run stories or photography relating to the death of their loved one, weeks, months and years later."

I think making families aware if at all -- I know it's not always going to be possible, but it should make some attempt. When I phoned the editor in regards to the article about my dad and Judith, I was told "I didn't know there was anybody left", and I said, "That is strange, because I did an interview for your paper six months beforehand."

I think it's important that people are forewarned if something is coming in ... (break in signal) I've just stopped buying papers. Up until 15 December 1992, I believed everything I read in the press. Now I don't. All of our families are in the same boat.

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