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2 February 2014 Edition

Facing down the apartheid regime

2 February 2014

From ANC activist in Cape Town to nurse in Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh – CAROL DENISE JORDAAN talks to LEANNE MAGUIRE Premium service article

Tottenham verdict’s echoes in Ireland

2 February 2014

THE CONTROVERSIAL INQUEST finding in London in January that the Metropolitan Police were acting lawfully when they shot dead an unarmed Mark Duggan, the 29-year-old father of six whose killing led to the London riots of August 2011 brought to mind inquests into the deaths of Irish republicans at the hands of the police. Premium service article

Choosing freedom – Catalonia’s independence vote

2 February 2014

SCOTLAND will not be the only European country voting on whether or not to become a fully-fledged nation this year. The people of Catalonia, currently an autonomous region in northern Spain, will get to vote on independence after the regional parliament defied the Spanish Government to call for an independence vote for 9 November. Free article

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Unionist leaders follow the Orange Brick Road

2 February 2014

PEADAR WHELAN argues that the DUP and UUP leaderships have been immobilised by the reactionary nature of the unionist ideology that frames their thinking Premium service article

Too much to sacrifice

2 February 2014

WHEN A YOUNG LIFE is lost, there is a deeply tragic shadow cast upon the existence of those bereaved. Powerful images of a child or youth dying in the arms of their family are used to tell the story of warfare and conflict in our world. Free article

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