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Police Ombudsman withheld fingerprint evidence

mcgurks1200.jpg The Police Ombudsman’s office has been condemned after it emerged it failed to tell relatives of the McGurk’s Bar bombing that fingerprints were found on a car used by the loyalist killers.

Published August 17, 2023

Violence erupts after ‘disastrous’ PSNI action

gallighbonfire23.jpg Two nights of disturbances in the Galliagh area of Derry have been squarely blamed on an oppressive swoop by the PSNI and council authorities on material which had been collected by local youths for a traditional nationalist bonfire.

Published August 10, 2023

Inquest ordered into UDR killings

8udr5.jpg Fresh inquests have been ordered into the murders of five Catholic men involving the British Army’s Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) in County Tyrone between the years 1988 and 1991.

Published August 10, 2023

Alternatives to Stormont must be discussed - Varadkar

varadkaroneill.jpg The 26 County Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has met leaders of the five main political parties in Belfast in the latest efforts to end 18 months of collapsed government in the north of Ireland.

Published August 10, 2023

Harris under pressure over crime failures

dublincrime.jpg Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, the head of police in the 26 Counties, is facing a vote of no confidence from Gardaí themselves amid rising strains within the force and public disquiet over rampant violent crime in Dublin city centre.

Published August 10, 2023

‘Bad faith’ prosecution of pensioner

dungannoncourt.jpg A 70-year-old County Tyrone man is facing trial on historic IRA charges, despite concerns that the prosecution amounts to an abuse of process, as prosecutions of British soldiers remain suspended or effectively abandoned ahead of pending legislation for conflict-related amnesty.

Published August 10, 2023

Loyalists blamed for racist and sectarian attacks

newtownabbey1200.jpg Loyalists carried out a shocking attack on a Polish man whose home in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, was attacked by masked men with stone slabs and hammers.

Published August 10, 2023

DUP egotists ‘damaging unionism’ - Donaldson

donaldsondup1200.jpg DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has accused some of his own party colleagues of damaging the party with “manufactured” attacks driven by a desire “to gain media coverage or advance their personal agenda”.

Published August 3, 2023

Shock as anti-eviction activists handed 15-year sentences

strokestownthree.jpg Republicans and housing activists have condemned the extraordinary sentences handed down to three anti-eviction activists in relation to an eviction in Strokestown, County Roscommon, in 2018.

Published August 3, 2023

Victims of British double-agent speak out

morleykeeley.jpg Peter Keeley was a British soldier planted within the Provisional IRA in South Down. Now, almost 30 people who say his actions or inactions have caused them harm are suing him and his Crown Force bosses.

Published August 3, 2023

Prosecutors avoid bringing Daniel’s killer to justice

danielhegarty1200.jpg The family of Daniel Hegarty, a 15-year-old boy shot dead by the British in Derry in 1972, is being ignored by prosecutors, despite a court ordering them to bring his killer to trial.

Published August 3, 2023

US fund demands end to discrimination

spiritlogo.jpg A powerful US-based pension fund has challenged the owners of a Belfast aerospace manufacturer to provide ‘information on its hiring practices.’

Published August 3, 2023

Anti-slavery campaigner celebrated

shinnersdouglass.jpg A statue of the anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass has been unveiled in Belfast.

Published August 3, 2023

PSNI harvested journalists’ phones for cover-up plot

nujdetail.jpg The phone records of a respected Belfast-based journalist were secretly searched by the PSNI police during an investigation into allegations against the force.

Published July 27, 2023

Loyalists threatens judge after children hit by feud gunfire

mhamilltarget.jpg A unionist paramilitary gang is threatening to kill a senior district judge over his refusal to grant bail to gang members caught up in a long-running feud.

Published July 27, 2023

Shock at unionist tribute to Shankill Butchers

butchersplaque.jpg There has been strong local condemnation of a tribute to the notorious ‘Shankill Butchers’ who terrorised Belfast with their infamously brutal ‘romper room’ sectarian killings.

Published July 27, 2023

Charges linked to stop-and-search harassment of families

briancarron1200.jpg A member of the PSNI is to be prosecuted over an assault on prominent republican Brian Carron, it has emerged. The PSNI man will appear in court later this month in connection with the incident, which came after a campaign of state harassment against the prominent republican.

Published July 27, 2023

Republicans challenge sinister ‘debanking’ strategy

bankemail.jpg Saoradh’s national chairperson Stephen Murney and his family are the latest republicans to have their bank accounts frozen at the apparent behest of the British state.

Published July 27, 2023

Prison protest forces MI5 climbdown

maghaberry1200.jpg Four republican prisoners announced a dirty protest at Maghaberry jail last week in an effort to end their isolation at the prison away from their comrades.

Published July 27, 2023

Death of Sinéad O’Connor

sineadoconnor.jpg Ireland is mourning the loss of Sinéad O’Connor, arguably its most famous singer, who became known for her fearless political activism as much as her haunting voice and stirring live performances.

Published July 26, 2023


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