Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

25 May 2000 Edition

Britain's dirty war exposed

25 May 2000

British MI5 officers destroyed vital evidence of murder in a shoot to kill inquiry case. Free article

Boy survives second loyalist attack

25 May 2000

Declan Lagan is 13 years old. He lives in Ardoyne in North Belfast. Like any other boy of his age, he is starting to grow up and ``hang out with the lads''. Declan, however, is lucky to be alive, as loyalists could have killed him twice in the past year. Free article

MacManus secures Sligo/Leitrim nomination

25 May 2000

The Deputy Mayor of Sligo and senior peace negotiator, Alderman Sean MacManus, has been selected by Sinn Féin to contest the Sligo/Leitrim constituency at the next general election. The selection convention, chaired by Ard Chomhairle member and Six-County Assembly member Francie Molloy, took place on Sunday 21 May in the Silver Swan Hotel, Sligo, and was attended by over 100 delegates from both counties. Free article

Councillor arrested on way to council

25 May 2000

Sinn Féin is to make representations to the Dublin government and the NIO after an incident in which one of the party's councillors was arrested by the RUC while on his way to a council meeting in Craigavon. Free article


Large crowd at McCreesh commemoration

25 May 2000

Over 400 people attended the 19th commemoration march for hunger striker Raymond McCreesh in Camloch in South Armagh last Sunday, 21 May. Free article

Setbacks for unjust waste management plans

25 May 2000

Last Thursday, a bombshell hit the media with the leak to the Washington Post of the long awaited US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on dioxins. The report not only classifies dioxins as human carcinogens but links even low-grade exposure to dioxin to a wide array of health problems, including changes in hormonal levels and developmental defects in babies. Free article

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