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19 January 2006 Edition

Political policemen playing with democracy

19 January 2006

Well, hands up who hadn't predicted that another fabricated republican scandal would hit the papers in advance of the IMC's report on 31 January? With NIO Minister Shaun Woodward announcing that he expected a positive report from the so-called Independent Monitoring Commission, it was only a matter of time before someone stepped in to stir things up for the Peace Process and for democracy. Free article

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