Issue 1 - 2023 front

24 August 2000 Edition

Mob rule will not save the children

24 August 2000

An Phoblacht's MICK DERRIG addresses The News of the World's controversial `name and shame' campaign against paedophiles in the wake of the killing of English child Sarah Payne. Derrig argues that such an approach is misdirected, misinformed and ignores the real threats to children, which are almost always much closer to home. Free article

The compost alternative

24 August 2000

Composting projects offer alternative to incineration and landfill. Ann Phoblacht's ROISIN DE ROSA has been travelling throughout the 26 Counties to investigate a number of successful pilot schemes Free article

The Awá in Brazil: Uncontacted Indians face extinction

24 August 2000

Survival International, a worldwide organisation supporting tribal peoples, has warned that unless the Brazilian government, the World Bank and the mining company, CVRD, take urgent action, uncontacted Awá Indians in Brazil's Amazonia could soon be wiped out. Free article

Léachtaí na Mílaoise 2000

24 August 2000

Tá sreath léachtaí á neagrú ag Conradh na Gaeilge ar oícheanta Mháirt idir an 29ú Lúnasa agus an 12ú lá de Mí na Nollaig. Free article

Back issue: Prisoners warn: ``we'll take no more''

24 August 2000

THE REPUBLICAN prisoners in Crumlin Road Jail have said that the Northern Ireland Office has had its chance to introduce ``meaningful changes'' and they warned of the consequences of rising tension and worsening conditions provoked by the Brtiish Government's forced integration policy. Free article

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