2 September 2004 Edition

Inaction is a weapon of mass destruction

2 September 2004

Thirteen United Nations Organisations currently operating in the occupied Palestinian territories have added their voices to the growing number of those concerned about the plight of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention. Free article

Drumnakilly ambush remembered

2 September 2004

The community of Loughmacrory and the wider Tyrone area gathered last weekend to take part in a series of events to mark the 16th anniversary of republicans Gerard and Martin Harte and Brian Mullin, who were killed on active service on Tuesday 30 August 1988. Free article


2 September 2004

2 September 2004 Free article

Sectarian Attacks - Derry GAA supporters stoned again

2 September 2004

In a weekend of sectarian attacks, Derry GAA supporters had a lucky escape after a bus and car were stoned by loyalists as they returned from Croke Park, two Catholic schoolboys were assaulted in West Belfast and drunken loyalist bandsmen chased a group of young nationalists in Dunmurry. Free article

Tensions high in North Belfast

2 September 2004

Tensions in the Whitewell area of North Belfast are running high in the lead up to a loyalist band parade through the area on Saturday 4 September. Free article

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Catholic home pipe bombed

2 September 2004

A mother of two children whose Banbridge home was attacked by loyalists with a pipe bomb said her family was targeted because they are Catholic. Free article

Websites encourage racist attacks

2 September 2004

British based far-right websites are publishing the details of black and Asian workers and of anti-racist activists in the North and are actively encouraging violent attacks on ethnic minorities. Free article

News in Brief

2 September 2004

A round-up of the rest of the week's stories. Free article

Ó Caoláin questions real value of Spatial Strategy

2 September 2004

Commenting on the documents released under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act regarding the 26-County Government's National Spatial Strategy, Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin said it "raised fundamental questions about the way the strategy was drawn up and about its real value". Free article

Politics without convictions - Election SSIA and tax cut bonanza on the way

2 September 2004

Holding onto power is a difficult thing, especially after spending 15 of the last 18 years in government. Last week, 20 fretful Fianna Fáil strategists met in one of Dublin's most exclusive hotels to plan new strategies for the party. Free article

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