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25 February 2010 Edition

Racism and resistance in Australia

25 February 2010

WHEN Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologised to the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal people in February 2008, hopes were high that this indicated a new approach from the government in its relations with the country's Indigenous people. But Rudd, elected in November 2007 after 11 years of conservative, Thatcherite rule under John Howard, has continued many of his predecessor's policies, which undermine the rights and wellbeing of Australia's Indigenous people. Free article

Another View by Eoin Ó Broin

25 February 2010

Why would anyone support Irish reunification? Why would anyone support the ending of partition and the creation of a 32-county democratic nation-state? Free article

INTERVIEW: Human rights defender Paul Corbit Brown on how reporters are being targeted

25 February 2010

HUMAN RIGHTS activists working in a range of fields across the globe recently came together to attend a conference hosted by the Dublin-based organisation, Front Line, the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. Free article

2010 Sinn Féin Ard Fheis: International Le Chéile Honouree

25 February 2010

The Le Chéile award for International Contribution will this year be a particularly poignant and moving occasion, as it is being awarded to the late Redmond O'Neill, my long-time friend and comrade, who died on 21 October last year after a three-year battle against cancer. Free article


25 February 2010

Eagarthóir Nua Ceaptha agus 500 Síntiúsóir á lorg Free article


25 February 2010

This poetry thing's a piece of cake. I can't believe they gave Heaney a Nobel for it, though even then the Brits tried to claim him, halting and inarticulate as they are in their native teanga. Free article

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