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Ibrahim Halawa acquitted in Egypt – safe return ‘imperative’

18 September 2017

Irish citizen expected to be freed within days after Cairo court clears him and his three sisters on bail in Ireland Free article

Centenary of the death on hunger strike of Thomas Ashe occurs this September

9 August 2017

Taken to Kilmainham Gaol, Thomas Ashe was court-martialled and sentenced to death. This was later commuted to penal servitude for life and he was transferred to Dartmoor Prison in England Free article

9 August 1971 – Internment without trial imposed by unionist government

9 August 2017

The imprisonment of people without charge or trial was used by successive Ulster Unionist Party regimes in an effort to smash nationalist resistance Free article

Troops Out Movement was target of secret police spy unit at New Scotland Yard

9 August 2017

Undercover Policing Inquiry led by judge confirms list of more than 1,000 groups infiltrated by political police Free article

So-called ‘internment bonfires’ not in our name, say former internees

8 August 2017

‘Communities do not want these fires and associated crime sprees – ex-internees do not want them’ Free article

Why do some nationalists copy loyalist bonfires?

8 August 2017

Why do some elements within the nationalist community copy the behaviour of the Eleventh Night bonfire builders who do so much damage to their cause? Free article

Thomas McElwee – Died on 8 August 1981 after 62 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

8 August 2017

Thomas McElwee, at the age of 23, was the tenth man to join the 1981 Hunger Strike. From Bellaghy in south Derry, he was imprisoned in 1976 after a premature bomb explosion in which he lost an eye. Free article

Taoiseach to meet Gerry Adams in Belfast on Friday

2 August 2017

‘Let no one underestimate Sinn Féin’s preparedness to make Stormont talks work’ – Gerry Adams Free article

‘Women in Struggle’ event in Mayo with Armagh ex-POWs

2 August 2017

The event was part of the build-up to the National Hunger Strike Commemoration in Ballina on Sunday 13 August Free article

Conservative-DUP pact is making Stormont resolution difficult

2 August 2017

‘The Tory Government is facilitating the denial of rights because it is in hock to the DUP’ – Declan Kearney MLA Free article

RTÉ stars’ salaries ‘shockingly excessive’ when station looking for TV licence rise, says TD

2 August 2017

‘We need to consider where the money is going,’ says Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley Free article

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