Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

6 September 2001 Edition

Pure sectarian hate

6 September 2001

The ugly nature of loyalism was exposed on Ardoyne Road in North Belfast this week, when Catholic schoolchildren, some as young as four, were attacked as they returned to school for the new term Free article

Nationalist woman escapes abduction

6 September 2001

The loyalist protest directed at school children attending Holy Cross primary school and the media attention given to it has ensured that the continuing campaign of violence against nationalists has gone largely unnoticed. Free article

RUC Colombia trip raises serious questions

6 September 2001

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin reacted angrily this week to the decision by the RUC to go to Colombia in relation to the investigation of the three Irishmen being held there. Ó Caoláin said that the RUC is an entirely discredited force and their involvement in the matter would only heighten fears that these men will not receive a fair hearing.'' Free article

Loyalists step up activity in Derry

6 September 2001

A laundry worker at Derry's Altnagelvin Hospital who received a death threat on his clocking in card says he is being intimidated because he is a Catholic. Free article


Still no justice for McBride family

6 September 2001

Tuesday, 4 September marked the ninth anniversary of the 1992 killing by two Scots Guards of Peter McBride in North Belfast. Guardsmen Mark Wright and James Fisher remain in the British Army. Free article

North Belfast death

6 September 2001

Residents of the nationalist Whitewell area of North Belfast, who have been under constant loyalist attack over the past months, have expressed fears that they may be subjected to increased attacks after a road traffic accident left a 16-year-old boy dead. Free article

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