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19 February 1998 Edition

Standing our ground

19 February 1998

Sinn Féin has fought this week to defend the rights of its voters against a spurious indictment to expel the party from the all-party talks. There was no evidence on which to expel Sinn Féin and thus no opportunity for them to defend themselves. It was a kangaroo court in Dublin Castle. Free article

RUC spin doctors give false information

19 February 1998

An Phoblacht has learned that the RUC gave false information in briefings to journalists after three men were arrested for the killing of loyalist Robert Dougan. Free article

Anger and deep, deep determination

19 February 1998

Brian Campbell was in Liberty Hall on Monday night to hear the Sinn Féin leadership make a rousing call for people-power Free article

Limerick prisoner on hunger strike

19 February 1998

CONCERN is growing in Limerick for the welfare of Paul Quinn, who commenced a hunger strike last Thursday, 12 February. Free article


RUC found guilty of savage assault

19 February 1998

A West Belfast man, assaulted by the RUC while in custody has been awarded £30,000 compensation in Belfast High Court. Free article

Sectarian attack

19 February 1998

Sinn Fein's Lynn Fleming has extended her support to the teachers, parents and children of St Columba's school in Newbuildings, on the outskirts of Derry, following the latest sectarian attack on the building last week. Sectarian graffiti was painted on the walls and doors of the building. Free article

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