2 December 1999 Edition

A life worth saving

2 December 1999

A decision to deny Lower Ormeau Concerned Residents' spokesperson Gerard Rice security protection was overturned during a hearing at Belfast's High Court last Thursday, 25 November. News that the Lower Ormeau spokesperson will be admitted onto the Key Persons Protection Scheme came after NIO officials requested an adjournment to reconsider their decision. Free article

Rosemary Nelson probe under review

2 December 1999

The Rosemary Nelson Campaign will mark next week's International Human Rights Day by hosting the launch of a review of the Port Investigation into the Lurgan defence lawyer's assassination. Free article

Government body accused of sectarianism

2 December 1999

The North's Department of the Environment is operating a sectarian agenda against Derry, says Sinn Féin's Mary Nelis. She says the DoE Roads Service has shortchanged Derry to the tune of £150 million in its allocation of capital funding. Nationalist politicians are describing the scandal as the worst since gerrymandering. Free article

RUC harass Derry youths

2 December 1999

Young people leaving city centre premises in Derry are being harassed by the RUC, says Sinn Féin's Cathal Crumley. Free article

Human Rights Commission welcomed

2 December 1999

A Bill to establish a Human Rights Commission in the 26 Counties, as agreed in the Good Friday document, was debated in the Dáil last week. Here we carry an edited version of Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin's contribution. Free article

Dublin Sinn Féin rejects plans for incinerator

2 December 1999

Sinn Féin's six Dublin councillors have spoken out against plans for a waste incinerator that has been proposed for Poolbeg Peninsula. Free article


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