16 August 2007 Edition

It can't be tolerated!

16 August 2007

The DUP has a strange notion of tolerance. This week they opposed a request for Irish language signage in the City Cemetery, in the name of toleration. Free article

Slógadh Shinn Féin

16 August 2007

Sheol Uachtarán Sinn Féin Gerry Adams MP MLA Slógadh bliantúil Shinn Féin i mBaile Átha Cliath (19-21 Deireadh Fómhair) de Máirt agus mhol sé do Ghaeilgeoirí agus do fhoghlaimeoirí a bheith páirteach agus sult a bhaint as na himeachtaí éagsúla. Free article

Derry City protest over use of CS gas

16 August 2007

Sinn Féin Derry City Councillor Billy Page speaking after a protest on 13 August outside Bishop Street Court House against the use of CS gas by the PSNI said that Sinn Féin had received numerous complaints about the use of CS gas spray by the PSNI in the city Free article

International : Probe as Chiquita accused of funding Colombian death squads

16 August 2007

Last March, the Chiquita corporation - best known for their trade in bananas - was forced to fork out a 25 million dollar fine for making illegal payments to right-wing paramilitaries in Colombia. Not that surprising a development from the type of company that created the term "banana republic" with policies that force governments in developing countries to act as their puppets. Free article

Belfast mural honours two killed during 1907 Dockers' Strike

16 August 2007

"As Catholic and Protestant workers united it was evident that the forces of sectarianism and that of the state began to fracture. The RIC who found themselves being used to protect scabs and help break the strike, mutinied in protest at their own workload, hours and conditions. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

16 August 2007

Pilots to strike over Aer Lingus Move and Labour Court rejects equal pay claims from clerical personnel Free article

Demand for truth about British violence heard in New York

16 August 2007

On the eve of the march for Truth in Belfast, Project Manager of Firinne, a group that represents and supports all victims of state violence throughout County Fermanagh Free article

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