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13 January 2000 Edition

Troops must go

13 January 2000

The failure of the British government to make any meaningful contribution to the demilitarisation of the situation in the Six Counties is deeply disappointing and raises serious concerns about the direction of the peace process Free article

Shock and anger at Fusco detention

13 January 2000

Widespread anger has followed the arrest and attempted extradition to the Six Counties of Angelo Fusco. Free article

Killings mark escalation of loyalist feuding

13 January 2000

Two killings in two weeks have brought to light the tensions that have been simmering over the last few years within loyalism since the mid-Ulster Brigade of the UVF, under the leadership of Billy Wright, split from the mainly Belfast-based UVF leadership and formed the LVF. Free article

Nelson family to challenge DPP's failure

13 January 2000

The family of assassinated Lurgan solicitor Rosemary Nelson may seek a judicial review of the decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions not to prosecute members of the RUC who threatened her life. Nelson died in a car bomb attack last March. Prior to her death, she had formally complained about harassment, including death threats from the RUC. Free article


Tom Williams to buried next week

13 January 2000

IRA Volunteer Tom Williams is to be buried next week in a private funeral organised by his remaining living relatives. Free article

RUC step up informer drive

13 January 2000

The RUC is mounting a major drive to blackmail local people and recruit informers in Tyrone, according to Omagh Sinn Féin councillor Terence Brogan. Free article

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