Upcoming Events

Derry | Crime and Justice

no events match your query!

New Events

Derry

no events posted in last week

Blog Feeds

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link The Party and the Ballot Box Sun Jul 14, 2019 22:24 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan

offsite link What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Oliver Callan: Back in his box

offsite link Elaine Byrne: Lacking moral courage to name names Anthony

offsite link Real democracies and referendums Anthony

offsite link Public Services Card: Some still forced to comply Anthony

offsite link Catholic Church: Dark influence still active Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link US Department Of State Is Butthurt By SouthFront Work, Once Again Fri May 29, 2020 20:16 | amarynth
South Front The fog of war over the censorship of SouthFront on YouTube and Facebook has cleared away. As we wrote earlier, SouthFront was attacked because of our coverage of

offsite link Who Rules the World and How? Fri May 29, 2020 19:40 | The Saker
by Francis Lee for The Saker Blog Unquestionably, the world ? circa 2020 – seems currently to be moving away from democratic forms of rule and transmuting into more totalitarian

offsite link Russian fighters intercept us B-1B over the Black Sea Fri May 29, 2020 17:51 | The Saker

offsite link Turkish Army Suffers Casualties In Southern Idlib Thu May 28, 2020 23:32 | amarynth
South Front One Turkish soldier died and another was injured in an IED attack in Syria?s southern Idlib, the Turkish Defense Ministry reported late on May 27. The incident happened

offsite link India, China teeter toward a border clash Thu May 28, 2020 23:28 | amarynth
Both sides have sent reinforcements to disputed Ladakh line, as Beijing flexes its muscles around Asia by Pepe Escobar – posted with permission It would be counter-productive for BRICS and

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link Human Rights Fri Mar 20, 2020 16:33 | Human Rights

offsite link Turkish President Calls On Greece To Comply With Human Rights on Syrian Refugee Issues Wed Mar 04, 2020 17:58 | Human Rights

offsite link US Holds China To Account For Human Rights Violations Sun Oct 13, 2019 19:12 | Human Rights

offsite link UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia Sat Aug 31, 2019 13:41 | Human Rights

offsite link Fijian women still face Human Rights violations Mon Aug 26, 2019 18:49 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

"Acts of War Not Murder" - RSF

category derry | crime and justice | press release author Sunday February 03, 2008 21:29author by Richard Walsh - Republican Sinn Féin Report this post to the editors

RSF has disputed the Provos' claims that RUC men and English soldiers were "murdered".

Speaking after a commemorative march for the Bloody Sunday dead, Stormont Minister Martin McGuinness sought to criminalise past acts of resistance, as well as all present and future acts, Republican Sinn Féin has said. “Mr. McGuinness referred to 'murders' of RUC men and British soldiers, and accused the IRA of engaging in 'terrible deeds' in the past”, said RSF's Publicity Officer, Richard Walsh.

“It is not the IRA which has been guilty of terrible deeds. It is the British Forces of Occupation, along with their surrogates in the Loyalist death squads, who are guilty. So too is the Provos' military body, which destroyed arms belonging to the Irish people – these were intended to secure the full freedom of Ireland. That body has also maimed and murdered those opposed to their current direction.

“Martin McGuinness claimed to be speaking 'as an Irish Republican'. However, no Irish Republican would consider legitimate acts of war to be murderous. Nor will they welcome the Commander-in-Chief of the British Crown Forces – the murderers of the fourteen Bloody Sunday dead, to our country.

“We recognise all calls for collaboration with Ireland's enemies to be treasonous, and demand a full British withdrawal from our country in order that the Irish people might govern themselves.”

author by tomeilepublication date Tue Feb 19, 2008 14:01author address author phone Report this post to the editors

People listened to the speakers before McGuiness , and there was the usual general polite applause for the likes of Mark Durkan . When McGuiness spoke there was applause ,but it was from groups and individuals within the crowd ,not from the crowd itself. About three minutes into McG's speech people started to walk away or to turn their backs on the platform . It seemed incredible that he got that sort of reception in his own town.

author by chrispublication date Tue Feb 19, 2008 13:11author address author phone Report this post to the editors

it's only a war when you are killing. if so bloody sunday was an unfortunate incident in a war.such as when you blew up those nuns or that man and his granddaughter. hypocrites

author by Sean Opublication date Sat Feb 09, 2008 19:23author address author phone Report this post to the editors

What was that you were saying Martin??

author by scullypublication date Sat Feb 09, 2008 16:13author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Just who is next is exactly the point MI5 seem to be making by the drip drip outing of sinn fein informers, are they sending a message to someone bigger that they could be next
apparantly Eames and Bradley got an insight into the levels of provo infriltration and were shocked at just how wide spread it was.
I bet all the shinners are looking at each other and wondering.

author by Sean Opublication date Fri Feb 08, 2008 20:54author address author phone Report this post to the editors

It's beginning to look as if the Provos were as heavily infiltrated as the UDA and the other Loyalist groups. Not a bit wonder they are staying silent on the new MI5 headquarters in holywood. You can't bite the hand that feeds you, allegedly.

author by Scepticpublication date Fri Feb 08, 2008 20:30author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Might we enquire where RSF get their legitimacy from (if they claim any) since they don’t seem to have any popular support to speak of or any electoral support at all?

Also is RSF a binary politico-military organism in the classic republican mould and if so presumably the military wing dominates the political?

author by WTpublication date Fri Feb 08, 2008 20:17author address author phone Report this post to the editors

His Toadying speech was directed at Paisley and The British rather than those in the crowd. He is so cock-sure of his support that he is increasingly becoming arrogant and will go to any lengths to prove his commitment to the 6 County Statelet.

Today we hear of yet another Tout close to the 'Leadership' being outed. This leaves me wondering, just who is next? Martin must be choking on his Dissidents riddled with Touts comments. Then again maybe not?

Number of comments per page
  
 
© 2001-2020 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy