Dissident Punishment Attacks on the Rise
Dissident Republicans from Oglaigh na hEireann (ONH) have called an amnesty on 20 men in the Belfast area under threat of attack.
Welcome Sentencing in 'Punishment Attack'
A fourth man has been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court today in relation to a 'paramilitary style shooting' in the St James area of West Belfast in July 2010.
Lost Phone Leads to PSNI Security Concerns
From the Irish News: When a police officer lost her personal mobile
during an operation, it ended up in the hands of dissident republican
group Oglaigh nahEireann (ONH), putting herself and her colleagues at
Signs of a Changing Approach to 'Punishment Attacks'?
"In a police state only the police will have guns... and cameras."
In the U.S. state of Illinois, a man faces 75 years in prison. For what, you might ask? Well, it ain't murder. Or terrorism. Or espionage. It's...
Gettin' all techie an' stuff
Police in England are jumping on the application bandwagon - but would it work here?
Teenagers and Terrorism
Last week, two teenagers, aged 15 and 17, were arrested in their homes by PSNI officers using anti-terrorism legislation. This week, politicians and human rights group are fighting over whether this was the right thing to do.
Teenagers arrested for 'dissident activity'
UTV are reporting that 15 year-old boy and a 17 year-old girl have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in Derry/Londonderry. They were arrested in the Cityside area in connection with dissident republican activity, and are being questioned at Antrim police station. We will have more as it develops. SEE IT ON UTV.
Punishment Attacks and Sinn Féin
Karen - a young activist from Public Achievement's WIMPS (Where is My Public Servant?) project, recently interviewed Sinn Féin's Alex Maskey before the elections and he suggested that he supported punishment beatings (or shootings) at one point.
Wave of Alerts Continue Unabated
There have been 8 security alerts in Northern Ireland in the last week, with the trend not slowing since the death of Constable Ronan Kerr.