MI5 takeover bodes badly for policing

Speculation that `intelligence gathering'in the Six Counties will, in the near future, be handed over by the PSNI Special Branch to their superiors in MI5 offers no assurance that the policy of collusion that has operated in the state for the last two decades - and been sanctioned at the highest levels - will be abandoned.

Please register or log in
to continue reading.

Urgent Appeal

The current pandemic is creating financial difficulties for many news organisations, and we are not immune. We are low on resources and need your extra support now to help us through this difficult period.

Please help by making a contribution. Even one pound a month can make a big difference for us.

Your contribution can be made with a credit or debit card by clicking below. Thank you. Go raibh míle maith agat.

© 2003 Irish Republican News