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1 August 2002 Edition

Unionist dilemma anything but moral

1 August 2002

The British government and the media had dressed up unionist huffing and puffing as high moral drama, but northern nationalists can recognise a farce when they see it. Free article

No respite for Short Strand

1 August 2002

The loyalist pogrom against nationalists from the Short Strand area of Belfast has left two residents from the area needing hospital treatment after being struck with bricks. Free article

Details of demilitarisation needed

1 August 2002

Conor Murphy has called on the British government to publish the details of a rolling programme of demilitarisation as promised by the then Chief Constable in January 2002. Free article

Glengormley youths demand impartial policing

1 August 2002

Up to 50 young people from Glengormley, just outside Belfast, held a protest outside Glengormley RUC/PSNI barracks last Saturday, 27 July. Free article


Sinn Féin reps call for release of Castlerea Prisoners

1 August 2002

Sinn Féin Vice President and MP for West Tyrone Pat Doherty on Wednesday visited republican prisoners in Castlerea to discuss their continued detention in contravention of the Good Friday Agreement. Speaking prior to the visit, Doherty called for their immediate release. Free article

Ardoyne Fleadh bigger and better

1 August 2002

The organisers of this year's Ardoyne Fleadh have called on people from throughout Belfast and further afield to support this year's ambitious programme of events, despite the ongoing loyalist campaign against the area. Free article

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