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2 March 2000 Edition

Chechnya: Russia's pain and shame

2 March 2000

Last Christmas, I posted a very special card (back at home, in our atheist USSR, we never called them ``Christmas'', but ``New Year cards''). Free article

US linked to Colombian atrocities

2 March 2000

The latest Human Rights Watch report on Colombia establishes the links between paramilitary groups and the Colombian Army. Free article

Remembering the Past: No more glorious defeats

2 March 2000

This weekend marked a milestone in Irish sport. We had three major sporting successes without an open top bus or an opportunist politician in sight. The successes of Mark Carroll, Darren Clarke and Ken Doherty would, if taken in isolation, be cause enough for celebrations, but all three in one weekend would previously have been greeted with unbridled hoop-la and gushing tributes. Free article

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Back issue: Deprivation inflicted on protesting prisoners

2 March 2000

MARCH 1st 1980 marks the fourth anniversary of the removal by the British of political status for republican prisoners. This weekend, thousands will march through the streets of Dublin on Saturday, and Belfast on Sunday, to protest at Britain's criminally cruel prison policy. Free article

Dúirt siad...

2 March 2000

The week in quotes.... Free article

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