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26 July 2001 Edition

Police Act unacceptable

26 July 2001

The package of proposals expected to be unveiled by the British and Dublin governments this week must stay within the bounds of the Good Friday Agreement if they are to be accepted by republicans, says Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly. Free article

Gun attack on community centre

26 July 2001

Loyalist violence against the nationalist community escalated in the last week with a gun attack on the Ashton Centre in the New Lodge Road area of North Belfast on Friday 20 July. Free article

Sinn Féin calls for resolution of Turkish Hunger Strike

26 July 2001

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has called on the Turkish government to engage with representatives of those on hunger strike to achieve a resolution to the protest, which has already claimed 29 lives. Free article

Castlerea prisoners should be released

26 July 2001

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly has called for the immediate release of all those prisoners who come under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement. Free article


Cavan/Monaghan remembers Kieran Doherty TD

26 July 2001

Thursday 2 August marks the 20th anniversary of Kieran Doherty, who was one of the ten men who gave their lives on Hunger Strike in 1981. Before his death, Kieran Doherty was elected TD for Cavan/Monaghan. Unfortunately, his election victory was not enough to save his life. Free article

Maginnis human rights move slammed

26 July 2001

Sinn Féin equality spokesperson Conor Murphy has reacted angrily to news that former UDR major and UUP MP Ken Maginnis has been shortlisted for a job as a Human Rights Commissioner in the Six Counties. Free article

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