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26 January 2006 Edition

'Investigation' stunt slammed by victims' relatives

26 January 2006

Relatives of those murdered through collusion between the British state and unionist death squads announced they will not co-operate with the PSNI's recently unveiled Historical Enquiries Team. Free article

Spin, confusion and uncertainty precedes spook report

26 January 2006

The IMC reports to the British and Irish Governments in the next week or so. Soon afterwards the report will be published. Established as a concession to rejectionist unionism, this so-called independent commission with its government appointed, £600-a-day salaried commissioners has acted like the proverbial albatross around the neck of the Peace Process in recent times. Free article

Stalemate cannot continue - McGuinness

26 January 2006

Speaking on Wednesday in advance of Ian Paisley's meeting with Tony Blair and a meeting between the Irish and British Government's later in the week Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness said it was the responsibility of the two governments to see the Good Friday political institutions re-established. Free article

Unionist gunman at football match

26 January 2006

A Sinn Féin activist had a lucky escape after a unionist gunman targeted him in Coleraine, County Derry last Saturday. The masked paramilitary, who wielded a handgun, approached the man who was about to play in a soccer match and threatened him. Free article


Constitution conflicts with human rights obligations

26 January 2006

Sinn Féin member of the Oireachtas All-Party Committee on the Constitution Arthur Morgan TD this week recorded the party's dissent from the recommendations in the Committee's Report on the Family. Free article

Councils to challenge Dublin Government on Irish unity

26 January 2006

A Sinn Féin motion to Omagh and Strabane District Councils challenges the Irish Government to pursue all-Ireland policies in accordance with the wishes of nationalists in West Tyrone. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe - Sacked for standing by her union

26 January 2006

International pressure is being brought to bear on Dunnes Stores following the sacking of a 22-year-old Mandate Shop Steward from the Dunnes' outlet in Crumlin last November for wearing her union badge. Free article

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