Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

30 August 2001 Edition

Young nationalist's RUC nightmare

30 August 2001

One young man is living proof of why the debate on policing cannot be allowed end this week. His story gives the lie to SDLP claims that enough has been achieved in terms of policing in the North Free article

No to Second Class Policing

30 August 2001

A former member of the Patten Commission, Professor Gerard Lynch, President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, has spoken out against the British government's implementation plan on policing, which he says falls short of what was envisaged in the Patten Report and will not lead to a police force acceptable to nationalists. Free article

Loyalists target Auld Lammas Fair

30 August 2001

The Red Hand Defenders, a cover name used by the UDA and LVF, have admitted planting a massive bomb in the heart of Auld Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, Co Antrim on Tuesday. Free article

Loyalist bandsmen threaten youths

30 August 2001

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew and Councillor Seamus Flanagan have hit out strongly at the assault of a nationalist youth by loyalist bandsmen at the Black Saturday parade in Ballygawley at the weekend. Free article


RUC baton nationalists in Ballycastle

30 August 2001

Sinn Féin Ballycastle representative Philip McGuigan has accused the RUC of heavyhanded tactics in forcibly removing local residents from a peaceful public meeting in Ballycastle at the weekend. Free article

Reid Remains Silent on UDA attacks

30 August 2001

A North Belfast Catholic couple, whose home ahas been attacked an incredible 23 times this year, and their Protestant neighbour, have said they fear for the future after a double pipe bomb attack on their homes. Dolores and Dermott Hoy say that finally they are being forced to flee their home of 35 years after the attack last Thursday night in the Deerpark area. Free article

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