MP accused of differing responses

Posted By: August 09, 2017

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 9, 2017SDLP South Belfast MLA Claire Hanna warned against a “selective attitude to condemning bad behavior”THE DUP’s Emma Little-Pengelly was accused yesterday of differing responses to the disorder caused by bonfires in nationalist areas compared to loyalist communities.On Monday night, Ms. Pengelly responded on Twitter after cars were destroyed by youths angry at the removal […]

Loyalist ex-paramilitaries could hold key to simple, cheaper de-radicalization

Posted By: August 09, 2017

Academics praise their “effective leadership” in turning younger generation away from violenceBimpe Archer. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 9, 2017Shaun McDaid believes his report raises the question of whether or not there is any need for `complicated deradicalization initiativesFORMER loyalist paramilitaries could provide the key to a simple de-radicalization program for a fraction of the cost of the British government’s £40 million-a-year […]

Labor MP Conor McGinn says “sea border” around Ireland after Brexit is “logical”

Posted By: August 09, 2017

As Labor MP Conor McGinn makes a return visit to his native South Armagh, he tells Political Correspondent John Manley why he wants a “sea border” and how the Tories could be endangering the peace process…John Manley.Belfast. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Conor McGinn enjoys a long weekend in his native south Armagh. Picture by Matt Bohill“As different as night and day,” […]

Human rights belong to all and a society based on it can be common ground for all

Posted By: August 09, 2017

Letters to the Editor. News Letter. Belfast. Monday, August 7, 2017Brian Gormally, Director Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) Belfast BT12  I refer to Alex Kane’s article on (Why a well-meaning call to find our ‘common ground’ is doomed to failure, July 31). He says that because nationalists want this region to be part of a united Ireland and unionists want […]

Subsidizing British occupation [ Senator Mitch Mc Connell]

Posted By: August 09, 2017

Letters to the Editor. Irish News. Belfast. Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017An editorial in the News Letter recently opined “Unionism will need to counter SF propaganda in the US  ” (July 24) and claimed that US Senator Mitch McConnell is partial to England’s control of Northern Ireland.For the record, readers should know this: In one of the early Congressional Hearings on […]

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