Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

19 November 1998 Edition

Britain shamed at UN - again

19 November 1998

The United Nations Committee Against Torture is expected to slam the failure of the British government to implement recommendations made by the committee three years ago. Free article

Sinn Féin national women's conference sets Agenda for Change

19 November 1998

Women are the motors of change in politics and the economy. Issues of childcare, quality training, equality of opportunities, full representation of women must be urgently addressed. These are top priorities, according to 200 participants at last Saturday's gathering. Mary Maguire reports. Free article

Vicious wave of Garda repression

19 November 1998

A concerted wave of repression against Sinn Fein members in Dublin this week has left major suspicions that a political agenda is operating within the Garda. Free article

It's not just about roads - it's about people

19 November 1998

This week Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin is presenting to the Dublin government a pre-Budget report on the roads of County Cavan, for long notorious as the worst in the country. Free article


RUC raid ``a vindictive act''

19 November 1998

The RUC raid on the Felons club rooms in Belfast on Wednesday morning is the latest in a long line of raids carried out by the RUC. Free article

Car posed no threat

19 November 1998

The stolen car did not endanger any member of the British paratrooper patrol, an RUC witness said at the retrial of Lee Clegg, the soldier convicted of the murder of Karen Reilly, one of two West Belfast teenagers shot dead by the patrol. Free article

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