Issue 1 - 2023 front

28 June 2001 Edition

Rights and Entitlements - Not `conditional upon a unionist veto'

28 June 2001

In this article SINN FÉIN PRESIDENT GERRY ADAMS gives his assessment of the current crisis in the peace process; his reaction to Mr. Trimble's threatened resignation; his view of how the arms issue can be satisfactorily resolved; and the role of the two government in defending the rights and entitlements of citizens, in implementing the Good Friday Agreement and advancing the peace process. Free article

Bad week all round

28 June 2001

It has been a disappointing week all round. Loyalist attacks have increased in intensity, a depressing and worrying sign of the onset of the marching season. It starting with the disgraceful blockade of a Catholic primary school, degenerated to blast bomb attacks on nationalist homes, and reached its worst with the sectarian killing of a Coleraine man. Free article

Alliance play unionist card to deny Maskey

28 June 2001

The Alliance Party decision not to support Sinn Féin's Alex Maskey for the Mayor of Belfast has caused anger among nationalists and republicans alike. Free article

Tension rises in Portadown as Drumcree looms

28 June 2001

``In the last six weeks, since the loyalists began gathering stuff for their bonfire, there have been 110 sectarian incidents along the `peace line' at Corcrain Road,'' says Breandán MacCionnaith of the Garvaghy Road Residents' Coalition. Free article


Sinn Féin chair of Dundalk UDC

28 June 2001

Sinn Féin Councillor Seán Kenna became the chairperson of Dundalk District Council when the body held its AGM on Tuesday evening, 26 June. Kenna becomes the first Sinn Féin representative to hold the post. Free article

Grimaldi gives evidence to Saville Inquiry

28 June 2001

Appearing at the Saville Inquiry, the Italian journalist and photographer Fulvio Grimaldi gave a detailed account of a number of shootings by British soldiers that he witnessed on Bloody Sunday. Working for ABC News and as a photo journalist for the Italian magazine Jiorni, Grimaldi regularly travelled to the North of Ireland and in 1972 he had been accompanied by his future wife, Susan North. Free article

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