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1 July 1999 Edition

Unionists reject Agreement

1 July 1999

Sinn Féin went to Stormont this week to rescue the Good Friday Agreement after a year of unionist obstruction. Free article

Murder attack on mother and son

1 July 1999

Just hours after loyalists claimed that they had a ``God-given right to defend our people'', a mother and her six-year-old son were targeted in a loyalist bomb attack. Free article

Informer admits RUC role in Finucane murder

1 July 1999

Bairbre de Brún, Sinn Féin Assembly member for West Belfast and spokesperson on policing, has said that ``a fully independent public inquiry is now the only course available to ensure the full circumstances surrounding the killing of Pat Finucane can be revealed''. Free article

Garvaghy - A community under siege

1 July 1999

In 1998, many residents of the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown kept a daily record of their experience of the impact on their own lives and that of their community of the Orange Order's protest at Drumcree. Free article


Kielty murder raises collusion questions

1 July 1999

Top Irish comedian Patrick Kielty may sue Belfast morning newspaper the Newsletter for defamation of character after it claimed that his murdered father was an IRA suspect. Free article

Lisburn nationalists excluded

1 July 1999

``Discriminatory, undemocratic and unjust,'' is how Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Butler describes unionist control of Lisburn Borough Council. Unionist domination and nationalist marginalisation characterise party representation on council committees and outside bodies, says Paul. Free article

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