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2 August 2001 Edition

Can governments' proposals deliver?

2 August 2001

Sinn Féin has examined the proposals issued by the London and Dublin governments 'critically but in a constructive frame of mind'. Free article

UDA shoot down teenager

2 August 2001

Gavin Brett, an 18-year-old Protestant living in the mixed Glengormley estate, was singing and joking with a group of Catholic friends just moments before loyalist gunmen launched their deadly attack last Sunday night. Free article

Brits saturate Adavoyle, South Armagh

2 August 2001

On Wednesday morning 25 July a large military operation, including major helicopter activity, was mounted by the British Army in the Adavoyle area in South Armagh. Free article

Ken Maginnis - Human Rights commissioner?

2 August 2001

Former UUP MP Ken Maginnis has been shortlisted for a position on the North's Human Rights Commission. Maginnis was interviewed on Friday 20 July by an NIO panel as a candidate to replace Angela Hegarty, who retired from the Commission earlier this year. Free article


Castlerea prisoners take case

2 August 2001

Two republican prisoners currently held in Castlerea prison have taken High Court proceedings in Dublin seeking a declaration that they are entitled to early release under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement. Free article

Ervine gets it wrong

2 August 2001

Nationalists in the Short Strand area of East Belfast have rejected claims by the PUP's David Ervine that nationalists are heightening tension in the area. Free article

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