“father never recovered from having been a Hooded Man” – Derry family speak out

Posted By: March 24, 2018

   Human rights activist SARA DUDDY talks to the family of the late Derry republican Michael Montgomery whose life was changed by his experience as a ‘Hooded Man’.Derry Now. Thursday, March 24, 2018Michael Montgomery was enjoying a night out with his wife Doris in the Argony Bar in Donegal on August 9, 1971. Soon after his life was to change, and he […]

Change coming among Protestant pupils says ex-minister as Catholic schools dominate league table Education minister

Posted By: March 23, 2018

  News Letter.UK. Thursday, March 15,  2018 Catholic schools are overwhelmingly dominant at the very top of the Province’s A-level league table – but a former education minister has said a cultural shift underway in unionist communities may see this change. Peter Weir, DUP MLA for Strangford, was speaking after figures were published revealing that […]

Testimony by Relatives for Justice, Mark Thompson, Brian Gormally and Honorable James F. McKay III at Congressional Hearing on GFA 20 Years Anniversary

Posted By: March 22, 2018

Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) – March 22nd 2018   ‘Dealing with the past’: including accountability for past abuses and collusion, the need of surviving family members for justice & closure, and reform of policing   Firstly may I take this opportunity to thank this distinguished Committee, Chairman Senator Wicker, […]

Congressional pressure needed now more than ever

Posted By: March 22, 2018

                                                                    The Border re-emerges as enduring fault lineCAPITOL HILL. Thursday, March 22, 2018— Irish-Americans all across the United States welcome the Congressional Hearing “The Good Friday Agreement at […]

DUP: draft contains no detail on how “backstop” will work

Posted By: March 20, 2018

News Letter. Belfast. Monday, March 19, 2018 The DUP has reacted to today’s draft deal between the British government and the EU by stressing that it does not contain any definitive blueprints for the post-Brexit border. Following the release of the government’s dense, 129-page draft deal document, much of the focus was on the clause […]

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