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PSNI arrests continue

psnibeating.jpg The fallout from the decision to force an anti-Catholic parade through Catholic north Belfast on July 12th continued this week with a series of arrests.

Published July 20, 2012

SF challenges British on prisoner issues

sfpriceprocess.jpg Sinn Fein’s party leader Gerry Adams has challenged the British Direct Ruler, Owen Paterson during a meeting at the Dublin parliament over political prisoners in the North, including the continued imprisonment of Marian Price and Martin Corey.

Published July 20, 2012

Loyalists extend bonfire message of hate

polishbonfire.jpg The Polish community in the North have reacted angrily after it emerged that Polish national flags were placed on loyalist bonfires alongside Irish tricolour flags in a public display of racism and bigotry.

Published July 20, 2012

IMF demands more cuts as protest councillor jailed

minihanmountjoy.jpg The International Monetary Fund has ordered the Dublin government to slash dole payments, cut child benefit, and take medical cards away from more old age pensioners.

Published July 20, 2012

Opposition walkout over anti-democratic action

dailwalkout.jpg All Opposition members of the Dublin parliament walked out of the Dail chamber on the last day of parliamentary session in a rare protest at the government’s handling of legislation on Gaeltacht (Irish language speaking) areas.

Published July 20, 2012

Parade chaos in Belfast

ardoyneheavyhanded.jpg The sound of gunfire echoed across north Belfast on Thursday night following disturbances over an incendiary and bitterly opposed sectarian parade.

Published July 13, 2012

Legal turmoil as Martin Corey’s bail release overturned

martincoreysuit.jpg Irish political dissident Martin Corey remains in jail this weekend after a Belfast High Court decision to release him was initially blocked by the British government before being controversially overturned by the Court of Appeal.

Published July 13, 2012

Problems mount for Boston College journalists

moloneymcintyre.jpg Efforts to prevent a peace process ‘research project’ being used to prosecute and jail senior republicans suffered a setback this week following a court ruling in Boston.

Published July 13, 2012

Violence follows ‘Eleventh Night’ bonfires

bonfire2012.jpg The annual period of sectarian strife surrounding the July 12th marches saw an increased number of loyalist ‘Eleventh Night’ bonfires.

Published July 13, 2012

Attempt to recuit informer at Derry hospital

altnagelvin.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty Movement has condemned what it said was a recruitment attempt by British MI5 agents which took place at the breast cancer unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

Published July 13, 2012

Minister shamed over private hospital deal

jamesreilly.jpg Sinn Féin has strongly challenged the leadership of the Labour Party this week after the 26-County Minister for Health James Reilly was publicly named in Stubbs Gazette over a 1.9 million euro bad debt.

Published July 13, 2012

Rioting in Ardoyne after Orange parade forced through

ardoynemarch2012.jpg Trouble has erupted in Ardoyne today after the republican area was cleared by the PSNI police to allow an incendiary Orange march pass through.

Published July 12, 2012

Corey ordered held until appeal hearing tomorrow

martincoreysupporters.jpg The British government is to bring an appeal tomorrow against Martin Corey’s legal victory against his internment, it has emerged. Mr Corey was released on bail yesterday [Monday], but his release was dramatically blocked at the request of the British Direct Ruler, Owen Paterson.

Published July 10, 2012

Outrage as Martin Corey’s release is blocked

martincorey2.jpg A veteran republican today won his court challenge against his internment -- but his release was dramatically blocked by the British government.

Published July 9, 2012

Marching into the past

orangemarch.jpg A provocative sectarian parade by the anti-Catholic Orange Order has again been given permission to march past the nationalist Ardoyne shops area of north Belfast.

Published July 6, 2012

McGeough's challenge to imprisonment rejected

gerrymcgeough2.jpg The Court of Appeal in Belfast has rejected political prisoner Gerry McGeough’s attempt to secure his release on the grounds of discrimination in the issuance of pardons.

Published July 6, 2012

Councillor quits Sinn Féin over queen decision

angelanelson.jpg One of Sinn Féin’s most senior councillors has quit the party in protest at Martin McGuinness’s meeting with English queen Elizabeth Windsor.

Published July 6, 2012

Family forced out of Magherafelt home

clynchfamily.jpg A Catholic mother-of-five says she has been forced out of her County Derry home after a five-year campaign of sectarian abuse.

Published July 6, 2012

O’Hagan family ‘left in limbo’

martinohagan.jpg SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly has called on the Six-County justice minister to probe the investigation into the murder of journalist Martin O’Hagan, describing the lack of action as “unacceptable”.

Published July 6, 2012

Ulster Bank chief ‘must accept blame’

johnbrown.jpg There have been calls for the head of Ulster Bank to resign after the bank was unable to process routine financial transactions or release funds for a third week.

Published July 6, 2012


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