21 September 2006 Edition

Appeal to save life of Iñaki de Juana Chaos

21 September 2006

On 7 August this year, Basque political prisoner Iñaki de Juana Chaos began a hunger strike to demand his right to be released. Free article

Call on British to resolve Maghaberry jail issue

21 September 2006

Sinn Féin Assembly member for Foyle Raymond McCartney has once again urged the British Government to act decisively to resolve the situation in Maghaberry. McCartney's comments came as prisoners on the segregated wing began a 72-hour fast. Free article

College recruitment campaign kicks off

21 September 2006

The McDonagh/Farrell Cumann Ógra Shinn Féin UCD kicked off the Ógra freshers' recruitment campaign this week. As An Phoblacht goes to print, the cumann has already recruited over 120 people, over 50 of whom are women, with two more days still to go. Free article

Policing board picketed in Clonard

21 September 2006

Residents of the Clonard area of West Belfast picketed a meeting of a local District Policing Partnership Board in the Forthspring Centre on the Springfield Road on Monday, 18 September. Free article

Terrence Wheelock remembered

21 September 2006

The first anniversary of Terrence Wheelock's death from injuries sustained in Garda custody was marked on Saturday, 16 September by a march from Dublin's Seán McDermott Street to Store Street Garda station, where he received his injuries. The march, which was attended by over 500 local people and public representatives including Sinn Féin Dublin City Councillor ... Free article

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DUP in sectarian cover-up

21 September 2006

As Catholics living in the greater Ballymena area continue to be targeted by loyalist gangs, controversy has arisen over remarks made by the DUP's Ian Paisley junior. Free article

Remembering 1981:Prior replaces Atkins as Hunger Strike continues

21 September 2006

New Direct Ruler - no change in policy and Gerard Hodgins joins Hunger Strike Free article

Mayors and Chairs to spearhead voter registration campaign

21 September 2006

Sinn Féin Mayors and Chairs on local authorities across Ireland met in Dublin on 14 September, where they discussed priorities for their period in office and agreed to spearhead a voter registration campaign across the country in the coming months. Sinn Féin Chairperson and Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald, Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD and Francie Molloy MLA also attended. Free article

Inequality: Damning new findings

21 September 2006

British Government initiatives are not only failing to address poverty and inequality, they are also seriously exacerbating the problems by sectarianising the debate. This is the damning conclusion of a new report by human rights group the Committee for the Administration of Justice. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

21 September 2006

Members defy SIPTU leadership to veto Aer Lingus privatisation and Nurses serve strike notice Free article

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