[Irish Republican News]

October 24, 2016

[Irish Republican News]



There have been international protests after a judge in Dublin convicted a 15-year-old boy of illegally “imprisoning” the Irish Tanaiste [Deputy Prime Minister] by peacefully demonstrating against water charges in front of her police-escorted car.

ONH ‘housekeeping’ link to shootings

joereilly.jpg It is unclear if a shooting on Thursday which left west Belfast man Joe Reilly dead is connected to tensions within a small breakaway IRA group which saw another man survive a ‘punishment’ shooting earlier in the week.

No bar to deportation of Irish citizens after Brexit

deportationuk.jpg Legal experts have warned that Britain’s exit from the EU could be used as an excuse to bar Irish citizens from the Six Counties and Britain from living there, and that the rights of Irish citizens to live and work under British jurisdiction will need to be enshrined in law.

Manus Deery inquest makes progress

manusdeeryfamily.jpg The former commanding officer of the two former British soldiers directly involved in the shooting of a 15-year-old boy in Derry has expressed his sorrow to the family of the deceased teenager, but said he would not accept the killing had been unjustified.

Saoradh warns over MI5 approaches

mi5hq.jpg The new republican party, Saoradh, has warned its supporters to be vigilant when confronted by British military intelligence, who they said are operating “outside the parameters of any legal framework”.

PSNI harassment seen as threatening and coervice

psnikids.jpg Republican Sinn Fein members has said its members and their families are “under attack from the colonial police of British rule” after another series of harassment incidents.

Shifting lines as Brexit tempo increases

borderprotest.jpg The first shot in Britain’s departure from the EU has been fired across Irish bows after its governor in the north of Ireland, James Brokenshire, said Ireland should form part of Britain’s new immigration controls.

Budget 2017 ‘a failure of leadership’

budget17.jpg The 26 County budget announced this week for the 2017 fiscal year was marked by derisively meagre and delayed increases for those in deprivation, while generous measures were implemented to benefit bankers, developers, and landlords.

The mask slips again for North’s political justice system

davidjordan.jpg A court has thrown out politically-motivated charges against a prominent County Tyrone republican after British prosecutors abandoned the case.

Fennell open to dialogue over parade protest

fennelldonegan.jpg Prominent north Belfast republican Dee Fennell has said he is prepared to meet the Catholic priest he confronted over his support for a provocative Orange Order parade through Ardoyne and neighbouring areas.

Attacks on Catholics continue

arsonkat.jpg An arson attack on a flat in north Belfast was a sectarian bid by loyalists to burn out Catholics living in the area.

Sellafield safety fears renewed after TV expose

sellafieldbig.jpg The Dublin government has been urged to demand the complete closure of the Sellafield nuclear site on the west coast of Britain after a BBC programme raised concerns about safety at the facility.

Standing Rock

indiansstandingrock.jpg The campaign against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at Standing Rock Sioux reservation is a true symbol of unity and a defiance of corporate interests being put before the people and the planet.

Brits plan to ignore human rights laws - again

theresamayquote.jpg Last week’s Tory party conference exposed once again the British establishment’s largely xenophobic view of the world outside of England.

Budget will re-enforce inequality

budget17noonan.jpg The spin is that last week’s Budget spreads the benefits to all. It doesn’t.

Brexiteers should know consequences of ignoring Ireland

brokenshire.jpg There will be consequences if the carefully worded deal in the Good Friday Agreement about how to advance Irish unity peacefully and democratically is casually set aside unilaterally by the British government.

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