Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

7 June 2001 Edition

What kind of Ireland?

7 June 2001

What type of Ireland and what type of Europe do you want to live in? These are the two questions that the Nice Treaty referendum campaign has uncovered as being on the minds of the Irish public. Free article

Plastic bullets maim and kill

7 June 2001

Let's get one thing straight. Plastic bullets maim and kill and in this respect there is nothing new about the latest development of this lethal weapon. In fact, the British military's own research suggests that the new plastic bullet is even more dangerous, likely to inflict greater injury and result in more deaths. Worse still, a report by the Human Rights Commission exposes the cavalier attitude to the deployment of plastic bullets by the main users of the weapon, the RUC. Free article

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