13 June 1997 Edition

Transfers welcomed

13 June 1997

SINN FEIN COUNCILLOR and spokesperson on prison issues Michael Browne has welcomed the transfer of Irish prisoners Danny McNamee and Liam McCotter to Maghaberry prison in County Antrim. Free article

RUC punish community

13 June 1997

Residents in the Foyle Road area of Derry were furious at an unprovoked RUC attack on local youngsters on Tuesday. The district was occupied after the IRA fired on a plainclothes British Army patrol travelling through the area in an unmarked vehicle. Free article

Sinn Féin Councillors to chair Councils

13 June 1997

THE FIRST NATIONALIST CHAIR of Cookstown council is Sinn Féin's Seán Begley. Begley was elected on Tuesday 10 June when the SDLP voted with Sinn Féin to defeat a combined unionist block of UUP, DUP and independents. Free article

IRA claims hit in Derry shooting

13 June 1997

DERRY BRIGADE Oglaigh na hEireann say an undercover British soldier was killed or seriously wounded when one of its units fired on an unmarked military van in the Foyle Road area of the city on Tuesday 10 June. Free article

Challenge to blatant discrimination

13 June 1997

SINN FEIN COUNCILLOR MICHAEL FERGUSON has told An Phoblacht that the party is determined to challenge the Ulster Unionist Party's monopoly of power on Lisburn Council. Free article

Liverpool Irish Centre faces closure

13 June 1997

Sheila Coleman of the Liverpool Irish Centre is accusing receivers and the Liverpool police of engaging in a racist campaign to have the city's only Irish Centre closed down. Free article

Pushers told `get out'

13 June 1997

DRUG PUSHERS IN NORTH BELFAST TARGETING children as young as nine have been told to get out by angry parents. Free article

Genetic ``mistake'' raises alarm

13 June 1997

Monsanto, the US chemical and biotechnology corporation that brought you PCBs, doctored-dioxin-data, Agent Orange, hormone-flavoured milk and genetically-engineered seeds, have shown once again that they cannot be trusted. Free article

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