Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

6 February 2003 Edition

Ball in British court

6 February 2003

Again this week, as we go to print, there is media speculation about the prospect of a signficant IRA move in the coming weeks. Sinn Féin sources tell us, however, that such speculation has no basis in fact but has come about as a result of government briefings in an attempt to shift the onus away from the two administrations and onto republicans. Free article

Freedom and justice are inevitable - Adams

6 February 2003

Since the beginning of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, and particularly since its move to London, the families of the dead and wounded have stressed that, momentous as it was, their success in securing a second inquiry was not the end of their struggle for justice. That point was restated over the course of last weekend's commemoration. Free article

Hill denied visa as Colombia Three trial resumes

6 February 2003

As the trial of the three Irishmen in Colombia charged with training FARC guerillas and travelling on false documents got underway again on Wednesday, the delegation of observers travelling to keep a close eye on proceedings was one member short. Free article

18,000 Done - Another 170,000 To Do

6 February 2003

Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says news that an additional 18,000 voters have been put on the electoral register means that the Electoral Office still has almost 170,000 voters to get registered. Free article


Meehan and others receive death threats

6 February 2003

Sinn Féin's Martin Meehan has been told by the PSNI that his life is under threat from the Red Hand Defenders(RHD Free article

New Lodge still battling for truth

6 February 2003

This past weekend marked the 30th anniversary of the killings of the New Lodge Six - six north Belfast men who were shot dead by the British Army in 1973. Free article

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