ONLY WEEKS after a report showed how long-term collusion between
Britain’s security forces and loyalist paramilitary groups in Northern
Ireland had led to murders such as that of Belfast solicitor Pat
Finucane, more evidence of state terrorism is coming out.
IN MAY 2002 24 security workers at Belfast international airport were
sacked for going on strike. The events around the sackings have led some
of those involved to suspect collaboration between the management and
local transport union (TGWU) officials.
Under the repartition proposal scheme, 300,000 Catholics would be moved
west of the River Bann and 200,000 Protestants in the opposite
direction. If necessary, force would be used against those who refused
At a special open meeting to be held Thursday evening, school students
from both communities will launch a new campaign to combat sectarianism
and to organise a school students strike to mobilise a mass turnout of
school students on Fridays trade union rally at City Hall.