[An Phoblacht]

Thursday 19 November, 1998


Britain shamed
at UN - again

Committee Against Torture demands action

The United Nations Committee Against Torture is expected to slam the failure of the British government to implement recommendations made by the committee three years ago. more

Governments must intervene

It seems to be only a matter of time until the unionists attempt to prevent any progress on the issues of equality and the Irish language, argues Sean Brady

Women's conference sets Agenda for Change

Issues of childcare, training, equality of opportunities and full representation of women are top priorities, according to participants at the SF women's conference.

Vicious wave of Garda repression

A concerted wave of repression against Sinn Fein members in Dublin this week has left major suspicions that a political agenda is operating within the 26-County Garda police.

It's not just about roads - it's about people

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin, who is presenting a pre-Budget report on the roads of Cavan describes the reality of the infamous blight on that county.

The game was politics

All sides of the argument on Donegal Celtic football club's soccer fixture against the RUC have been left saddened and hurt, writes Laura Friel.

RUC raid ``a vindictive act''

The RUC raid on the Felons club rooms in Belfast on Wednesday morning is the latest in a long line of raids carried out by the RUC.

Car posed no threat

An RUC witness said at the retrial of Lee Clegg, the soldier convicted of the murder of Karen Reilly, that his patrol was under no threat.

Harassment and arrests in Lurgan

Lurgan SF councillor John O'Dowd has accused the RUC of ``blatant harassment'' of nationalist activists in Lurgan.

Unionist vacuum, loyalist violence

Loyalists attacked homes in two nationalist areas of Belfast on Monday evening.

Loyalists attack council workers

Prior to their rampage in West Belfast on Tuesday 10 November, a loyalist gang attacked two men on the Falls Road.

economy gone crazy

Developers make money on empty flats while housing lists grow, reports Roisín de Rossa.

The RUC and all who sail in it

Recent incidents serve to underline the RUC's historic lack of commitment to justice, writes Ned Kelly.

Patton to appeal expulsion

Orangeman Joel Patton is to appeal a decision by the Tyrone Orange Order to expel him on the charge of 'bringing the Order into disrepute'.

Informer approaches in Armagh

An Phoblacht has learned that the RUC in Armagh are continuing their campaign to recruit young men from the area to act as informers.

SF visits POWs in England

A Sinn Féin delegation spent Monday and Tuesday of this week visiting the remaining five POWs in English jails who are awaiting repatriation to Ireland or transfer to the H Blocks.

Rathenraw challenges RUC

Residents from the Rathenraw housing estate in Antrim have challenged RUC statements about drug dealing.

RUC opponents targeted

A spokesperson for the human rights group, Relatives for Justice, has complained of a campaign of intense RUC harassment.

Naming the beast

Queen's University Sociology Professor John Brewer talks to Ned Kelly about his book on anti-Catholicism in the Six Counties.

Concern over Patten venues

Sinn Fein has written to the Patten Commission on Policing expressing the concern of North Armagh nationalists about venues chosen for public meetings.

Burke in America

Dublin SF Councillor Christy Burke this week began a three week visit to the US on behalf of Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

A week of drug prevention

This week saw the launch of European Drug Prevention Week. The European Commission initiative lasts from 15-22 November.

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