5 May 2005 Edition

British accused of double standards

5 May 2005

Sinn Féin candidate in North Belfast, Gerry Kelly, (above) has hit out at what he described as gross double standards after a PSNI member was awarded £416,000 for injuries he received when a British soldier shot him. Free article

Sectarian attacks in Derry

5 May 2005

Two Catholic schoolboys were assaulted in a sectarian attack in Derry by up to six loyalist youths as they made their way home from school on Thursday 28 April. Free article

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East Europeans attacked by racist thugs

5 May 2005

There has been a series of racist assaults over the past week. In the first racist attack, a pipe bomb was left at the home of three workers, all from Eastern Europe, on Thursday 28 April. Residents at Greenfield Park in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, had to be evacuated from their homes after the device, believed to have been planted by loyalists, was discovered outside the house, which is shared by a Lithuanian and two Estonian men. Free article

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