23 September 2004 Edition


23 September 2004

23 September 2004 Free article

Bloody dictator still evades justice - 88-year-old dictator "feels his end is near"

23 September 2004

Every time justice nears him, Chile's former dictator, General Augusto Pinochet, managed to pull a 'sicky' to delay or walk free from the judicial process. It worked in the case of his detention in Britain in 1999, where he was arrested during a trip to undergo some back surgery. Free article

Donegal County Council backs action on fishing crisis

23 September 2004

Sinn Féin Councillor Thomas Pringle had a motion unanimously passed at the last meeting of Donegal County Council calling on all stakeholders in the Fishing Industry to come together to plan for the future. Free article

Rights for migrant workers urged

23 September 2004

A campaign to recognise the positive contributions that immigrant communities have made to Irish society by urging the government to provide an amnesty for immigrants was launched last Saturday in Liberty Hall. Free article

Molloy takes top post

23 September 2004

Sinn Féin Dungannon Councillor Francie Molloy MLA was officially appointed as President of NILGA, the Six-County Local Government Association, on Friday 17 September at its AGM in the Craigavon Civic Centre. Free article

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Remembering Sabra and Chatila

23 September 2004

Sinn Féin's Daithi Ó Cinnéide, a party candidate for next year's local council elections in North Belfast, and Palestinian activist Mohammed Samaana, attended a vigil on the Falls Road on Saturday 18 September to commemorate the thousands of Palestinian men, women and chidren slaughtered by Israel and its right-wing allies in Lebanon in 1982. Free article

City Management tries to force incinerator through

23 September 2004

Dublin City Management are attempting to go ahead with plans to erect an incinerator at Dublin's Poolbeg Peninsula, despite the overwhelming support received by a Sinn Féin motion last week which prevents an incinerator from being built there. Free article

Plight of Palestinian children in photos

23 September 2004

Sinn Féin Councillor Ray Corcoran and Seán Ó Donaíle, headmaster of Gealscoil Bharra in the North Dublin suburb of Cabra are pictured at an exhibition of photographs of Palestinian children at the Axis Arts Centre in Ballymun, Dublin on Thursday 16 September. Free article

Life for sectarian killing of Protestant

23 September 2004

Former Orange Order District Master Harry Speers gave friends and relatives a 'thumbs up' sign after he was sentenced to life for the murder of 49-year-old Trevor Lowry in a sectarian attack in Glengormley, North Belfast in March 2001. Free article

Call to ban CS Spray

23 September 2004

Sinn Féin in Derry is calling for the controversial CS Spray employed by the PSNI to be banned. Councillor Paul Fleming made the call after a young nationalist, Gareth Coyle, was deliberately sprayed in the face with the weapon by the PSNI earlier this month. Free article

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