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The Mavi Marmara massacre, one year on

flotilla.jpg As peaceful demonstrators continue to die at Israel’s border, a look back at a notorious massacre of international human rights activists.

Published June 6, 2011

Prison protest ‘could spill over’

maghaberrycells.jpg Prison authorities at Maghaberry prison have confirmed that a lockdown is being imposed on the republican wings amid a mounting crisis at the jail.

Published May 30, 2011

Coalition chaos over new bailout, wage cuts

varadkarbrutonkenny.jpg Dublin officials have been issuing contradictory statements over how they might fund the operations of the 26-County state next year, while threatening the wages of the state’s lowest paid workers.

Published May 30, 2011

Stormont Justice is ‘direct rule in drag’ - SDLP

stormontfront.jpg Members of the police and government officials who contributed to the murder of human rights lawyer Rosemary Nelson are still working in the Six-County establishment, it has been claimed.

Published May 30, 2011

Sinn Fein secures post of Belfast Mayor

odonnghailemayor.jpg Sinn Fein’s Niall O Donnghaile became the youngest ever mayor of Belfast on Thursday night.

Published May 30, 2011

‘War criminal’ interviewed on RTE

mikejackson.jpg The Pat Finucane Centre, a Derry-based human rights group, has protested against recent television interviews with the man most held responsible for the Bloody Sunday massacre.

Published May 30, 2011

Neil Lennon hung in effigy

neillennongraffiti.jpg A sectarian lynch mob, with some wearing Rangers tops, have hanged an effigy of Celtic soccer club manager Neil Lennon from a lamp-post in Antrim.

Published May 30, 2011

The collusion spin

rosemarynelsonflat.jpg The British government have been condemned for attempting to protect the PSNI from the fallout of the Rosemary Nelson inquiry.

Published May 24, 2011

Politicians succumb to state visit mania

michaelbrowne.jpg The Sinn Fein mayor of Cashel created controversy on Friday when he became the first member of his party to shake the hand of a British monarch.

Published May 24, 2011

Conforming prisoners attacked in Maghaberry clampdown

maghaberrycells.jpg The introduction of a change to the regime for conforming republican prisoners at Maghaberry jail has led to a series of violent assaults on the prisoners by warders, according to reports from inside the jail.

Published May 24, 2011

Attacks and alerts prompt questions, criticism

santanderbomb.jpg Mystery surrounds an attack in Derry city centre on Saturday, in which a small device exploded inside a bank.

Published May 24, 2011

RUC let loyalist murder suspects go - HET

tommymcauley.jpg Those thought to have been involved in the murder of a Catholic cafe owner in 1987 were never questioned by RUC (now PSNI) police, despite being identified by a witness, it has emerged.

Published May 24, 2011

IRSP mark hunger strike anniversary

patsyohara.jpg Around 400 people took part in a commemoration march on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Derry hunger striker Patsy O’Hara.

Published May 24, 2011

Obama wows Dubliners, seeks ‘missing apostrophe’

US president Barack Obama is addressing huge crowds of people at College Green in Dublin this evening.

Published May 23, 2011

Rosemary Nelson Inquiry finds PSNI ‘failures’

The report of a public inquiry has claimed that British state agencies did not directly collude with loyalists who assassinated high-profile human rights lawyer Rosemary Nelson in Lurgan 1999.

Published May 23, 2011

Queen of propaganda

queendublincastle.jpg The state visit of Elizabeth Windsor to the 26-County state came to an absurd anti-climax on Wednesday night when the British monarch admitted England’s relations with Ireland have “not been entirely benign”.

Published May 20, 2011

Pre-emptive arrests of royal protestors

queenprotest.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty committee has said “close on twenty” of its members were arrested last [Thursday] night as they assembled in Dublin to protest against the British royal visit.

Published May 20, 2011

Death of Garret Fitzgerald

garretfitzgerald.jpg The death has taken place of former Taoiseach, Garret FitzGerald. The former Fine Gael leader died on Thursday morning in Dublin, aged 85, following a short illness.

Published May 20, 2011

More progress in shoot-to-kill inquests

grewmccaughey.jpg A coroner investigating the killings of two IRA men shot dead by soldiers more than 20 years ago must examine the “planning and control of the operation” that led to the deaths, senior judges have ruled.

Published May 20, 2011

Maskey may face Price in west Belfast election

pricemaskey.jpg Sinn Fein’s Paul Maskey is to stand in the Westminster by-election next month for the West Belfast seat left vacant by Gerry Adams.

Published May 20, 2011


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