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Adams sees further gains for Sinn Fein

camloughhunger.jpg The Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has predicted further growth for his party in an address at a south Armagh rally to mark the 30th anniversary of the prison hunger strikes of 1981.

Published August 19, 2011

Hopes for justice at Strabane commemoration

eamonnmcdevitt.jpg The brother of a disabled County Tyrone man killed forty years ago by the British Army says he is hopeful a new investigation will clear his brother’s name.

Published August 19, 2011

Brendan Lillis released, says partner

Critically ill internee Brendan Lillis, currently receiving medical care at City Hospital in south Belfast, has been freed, according to his partner.

Published August 18, 2011

The truth about Billy McKavanagh

billymckavanagh.jpg An unarmed Catholic man shot dead by the British army 40 years ago was innocent of any wrongdoing, an inquiry has found.

Published August 13, 2011

Lillis held incommunicado in ‘a pantomime of callousness’

davidfordjustice.jpg The Life Sentence Review Commissioners sat yesterday [Friday] to consider the case of critically ill internee Brendan Lillis, who remains under the watch of prison warders at a hospital in Belfast following his transfer from notorious Maghaberry jail earlier this week.

Published August 13, 2011

No relief from marching season

abod.jpg Clashes erupted in Derry today [Saturday] following a sectarian parade by the loyalist Apprentice Boys’ organisation, one of the largest of the Protestant marching season.

Published August 13, 2011

‘Lock-on’ protest at Alliance Party HQ

allianceprotestrnu.jpg A number of members of the Republican Network for Unity (RNU) group dramatically stormed the Alliance Party’s headquarters in south Belfast on Thursday morning in protest at party leader David Ford’s handling of the situation at Maghaberry jail.

Published August 13, 2011

Internment trauma recalled

interneessue.jpg Forty years after the introduction of internment, a group of ex-internees have said they will take legal action against the British government over the policy of internment.

Published August 13, 2011

Gaybo backs away from Presidential ‘coronation’

gaybyrne.jpg The 26-County Presidential campaign bordered on absurdity this week when television personality Gay Byrne briefly became favourite to win the election, before confirming he would not be a candidate.

Published August 13, 2011

Lillis under heavy guard at City Hospital

Brendan Lillis is receiving urgent treatment at City Hospital in the south of Belfast where he remains under the close watch of British prison authorities.

Published August 10, 2011

Lillis, nearing death, is removed to hospital

Interned former political prisoner Brendan Lillis has been taken from Maghaberry jail today to an unknown destination after a prison doctor admitted his condition was “critical”.

Published August 9, 2011

Save Brendan Lillis

brendanlillis.jpg Following last week’s refusal by the Stormont authorities to release him, the partner of Brendan Lillis has said their campaign is no longer working to free the ailing prisoner, but to save his life.

Published August 8, 2011

Hunger strike families appeal for action

blanketman.jpg The families of most of the 1981 Hunger Strikers have called for an end to the abuses taking place at Maghaberry prison in County Antrim.

Published August 8, 2011

New protest at Maghaberry

maghaberryprot0611.jpg A group of republican prisoners at Maghaberry have begun a 48 hour fast to protest the failure of the British/Stormont authorities to implement an agreement last August on conditions within the jail.

Published August 8, 2011

PSNI launches media crackdown

photographer.jpg News organisations must submit to the PSNI any footage or photographs of rioting or other public disorder in the north of Ireland, a judge has ruled.

Published August 8, 2011

Schoolboy fights for life after attack

southeastantrim.jpg A 17-year-old schoolboy is critically ill in hospital after being beaten in a sectarian attack in Antrim.

Published August 8, 2011

Fortieth anniversary of Ballymurphy and Internment

ballymurphymarch.jpg An event to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1971 Ballymurphy massacre has heard renewed calls for an independent international inquiry.

Published August 8, 2011

Ford refuses release of Brendan Lillis

brendanlillisbed.jpg There have been demands for the resignation of Six-County Justice Minister David Ford after he rejected an appeal by the broad nationalist community for the release of a dying prisoner today.

Published August 3, 2011

British Army protected UVF ‘Butcher’

udrbutcher.jpg The British Army withheld evidence for more than three decades which confirms that some of its locally recruited units were used to finance and support UVF paramilitary death squads.

Published August 3, 2011

McGuinness backs Lillis release

mcguinnessflat.jpg Members of the two main nationalist parties in the North are to join the partner of critically ill prisoner Brendan Lillis in a meeting with the Six-County Justice Minister later today [Wednesday] to plead for his release from Maghaberry jail on compassionate grounds.

Published August 3, 2011


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