Court told of potential conspiracy over Hooded Men “torture” methods

Posted By: April 21, 2018 Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, 21, 2018NEWLY unearthed documents point to a potential conspiracy around British government ministers allegedly authorizing the torture of the so-called Hooded Men, the Court of Appeal has heard.Senior judges were also told one of the group was forced to stand against a wall for 30 hours amid treatment amounting to criminal assaults during internment in Northern Ireland 47 years […]

Dublin urges London to give more thought to issues

Posted By: April 21, 2018

Staff Reporter.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, April 21, 2018The government in the Republic has urged Britain to give more thought to addressing outstanding Brexit issues after the EU reportedly dismissed the UK plans to resolve the matter.Foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney said his government’s objectives, including protecting the Good Friday Agreement and avoiding a hard border following Brexit, had remained the same for months.Yet little […]

Posted By: April 21, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “Headlines in Saturday’s  Irish News of Belfast declares:‘Catholics could outnumber North’s Protestants by 2021.’ See article below. As Blessed Martin Luther King, Jr. liked to quote: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.’ (Theodore Parker 1810-1860).  Just as Whites in […]

Members of security forces “linked to Glenanne Gang guns”

Posted By: April 20, 2018

Edward Barnard, whose brother was murdered in 1976, brought the legal challengeNews Letter. Belfast. Wednesday, April 11, 2018.Off-duty police officers and soldiers were allegedly involved in an “extraordinary pattern” of loyalist killings in Northern Ireland, the Court of Appeal has heard. Senior judges were told members of the security forces were connected to weapons used by a paramilitary unit blamed for more […]

Donald Tusk says no Brexit deal until border reso

Posted By: April 20, 2018

John Campbell BBC News NI. Wednesday, April 18, 2018  There will be no Brexit withdrawal agreement and no transition deal unless the Irish border issue is resolved, Donald Tusk has said.Mr. Tusk’s role is to chair the group of EU national leaders.Speaking in Strasbourg, he said: “The UK’s decision on Brexit has caused the problem, and the UK […]

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