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10 August 2000 Edition

A New Police Service - This is our Goal

10 August 2000

Sinn Féin President GERRY ADAMS argues that it is still possible to secure a policing service that attracts and embraces republicans, nationalists and unionists. He calls again on Tony Blair and the British government to end their negative `spinning', reject the advice of faceless officials and rethink the flawed Policing Bill Free article

Secrets and lies

10 August 2000

Propaganda is rarely just about telling lies. It's more often about which bit of the truth is presented and which bit is suppressed. Think of it as a fractured mirror. A mirror can only reflect what's there, but fragmentation can fundamentally distort the image you see. Free article

Guatemala's missing children

10 August 2000

Guatemala's military stands accused of kidnapping and even trading in hundreds of indigenous Mayan children during that country's 36-year civil war, which finally came to an end in 1996. Free article

Mair a chapaill is gheobhaidh tú féar!

10 August 2000

Scaoileann an Draoi Rua le rúin capaill ach an gcuirfidh sé geall orthu? Free article

Back issue: TYRANTS

10 August 2000

Three tyrants are squaring up to each other in the Middle East and in terms of morality, there is little to choose between them. Like Saddam Hussein, George Bush and Margaret Thatcher have invaded other countries and subjected other peoples to occupation and murder. Now these three tyrants are drawing the world closer to all-out war than it has been since the defeat of the US in Vietnam. Free article

Dúirt siad...

10 August 2000

The week in quotes... Free article

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