6 October 2005 Edition

Deprivation greatest in nationalist areas

6 October 2005

Sinn Féin has launched a comprehensive new document on equality issues which rubbishes recent claims that unionist areas are more economically deprived. The claims were made by unionist politicians, their allies in the 26 Counties and some media commentators. This followed recent widespread unionist paramilitary violence. The report also demands the urgent implementation of Good Friday Agreement provisions on equality issues. Free article

Migrants killed in Spanish enclave

6 October 2005

Spanish human rights organisation, SOS Racism, has denounced a decision by the Spanish Government to deploy troops to stop Sub-Saharan migrants from entering Spain. SOS say the move treats as an invasion what is really an attempt by desperate people to escape a war or extreme poverty situation. The criticism was made public as the Madrid Government promised an inquiry after five people were killed during a violent melee by immigrants trying to enter a Spanish enclave in Morocco. Free article

Sinn Féin MP addresses Tory conference

6 October 2005

Sinn Féin MP Conor Murphy became the first Irish republican to address an event at the British Conservative Party Conference this week. Free article

International News in Brief

6 October 2005

News in Brief on international stories on the EU, Saharawi and Brazil. Free article

Sinn Féin- A century of struggle - Book signing in Monaghan

6 October 2005

Sinn Féin - a Century of Struggle, will be launched in Monaghan this week at a signing ceremony by the book's editor Mícheál Mac Donncha The event will also be addressed by local Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin. Free article

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Pearse Doherty for Donegal Southwest

6 October 2005

Donegal County Councillor and former EU candidate Pearse Doherty has been selected as the Sinn Féin candidate to contest the next 26-County General Election for Donegal Southwest. Free article

Collusion protest at Queens

6 October 2005

Ógra Shinn Féin at Queens University Belfast held a protest on British state collusion at the Freshers Bizarre in the Student's Union on Wednesday 28 September. Free article

Mary Lou for EU debate at University of Limerick

6 October 2005

The University of Limerick (UL) will be the venue for a forthcoming debate on Ireland's future in the EU, between Mary Lou McDonald MEP and Simon Coveney MEP of Fine Gael. Free article

Ógra delegation in Basque Country

6 October 2005

A delegation of Ógra Shinn Féin activists recently returned from an important visit to the Basque Country aimed at building and maintaining links with the Basque youth movement Segi. Free article

Sectarianism News in Brief

6 October 2005

News in Brief on sectarian attacks in Magherafelt, Ballymoney, Ballymena and South Belfast; Crown Forces harrasssment in Tyrone; Belfast City Council funding of sectarian bonefire; and discrimination case. Free article

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