13 February 2003 Edition

Cory must recommend full independent public inquiry

13 February 2003

Wednesday, February 12 marked the 14th anniversary of the 1989 assassination of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane by UDA gunmen, acting under the direction of the British Army Force Research Unit and the RUC Special Branch. Free article

Parents accuse school of breach of trust

13 February 2003

Parents of children attending St Malachy's High School in Antrim are accusing the school authorities of bad faith after pupils were taken to a career fair in Ballymena Tech that was attended by the British crown forces. Free article

Police Board sanctions use of CS gas

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has accused the North's Policing Board of giving the go ahead to PSNI proposals to arm themselves with weapons of repression. Free article

Ahern promises to raise concerns over register

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin's Pat Doherty has received a commitment from Taoiseach Bertie Ahern that he will mandate Minister Brian Cowen to formally raise the issue of the disenfranchisement of a large section of the Six-County electorate with the British Secretary of State, Paul Murphy, at the next meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference later this month. Free article

Newry/Armagh picks three

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin in Newry/Armagh will be fielding a strong three-person team for the forthcoming Assembly elections. Free article

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Sinn Féin puts concerns to PostComm chief

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin Assembly members from across the Six Counties met with the Chief of PostComm, John Semple, on Tuesday to discuss concerns about the Post Office. Free article

Colombia trial now a sham

13 February 2003

Speaking on his return from Colombia, Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe says there is no possibility of the three Irishmen facing charges of assisting FARC guerillas getting a fair trial. Free article

Safe sites and Subbies don't mix

13 February 2003

Last week, thousands of building workers marched through Dublin city centre, calling for proper union representation on all sites and for a safer, regulated working environment. Here, ROISIN DE ROSA examines the exploitative and dangerous system of subcontracted labour on construction sites. Free article

Dublin urged to back families' demand for inquests

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin has called upon the Irish government to oppose a set of proposals submitted by the British government in response to an earlier European Court of Human Rights ruling that the British had violated Article 2 in relation to the Right to Life. Free article

Call for fundamental reform of mental health services

13 February 2003

Sinn Féin Health spokesperson Caoimhghin Ó Caoláin TD has described the Amnesty International report on mental healthcare published on Monday as "an indictment of successive governments and a call to action for the present Government". Free article

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