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Below you find older articles from 2009 in chronological order.

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Declaration - Principles and Will of the Abertzale Left

November 14, 2009

Basque Abertzale Left presented a new initiative to resolve the conflict, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams welcomes initiative read more >>


November 14, 2009

Video messages by Nelson Mandela, Gerry Adams, Arnaldo Otegi, Moni Ovadia

Dialogue is the only way forward in resolving conflicts and must be between equals. But a dialogue among equals is possible only when the parties involved recognize the existence of a reality until now denied. There can be no pre-conditions dictated by one or the other party in a conflict to sit around the negotiating table. read more >>

"The loyalist threat to Northern Ireland"

November 6, 2009

Media coverage of the latest report on paramilitary activities places undue attention on republican violence. read more >>

Irish rebel music: "Irish Brigade" in Kleinostheim

October 9, 2009

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Sinn Féin: "Alternative Guide to Lisbon 2"

October 9, 2009

On October, 2nd, the South of Ireland has to vote again on the Lisbon Treaty. With no respect for last year's no-vote the Irish Government was pressurized by the dominant states of the EU to have another vote to deliver a different result. read more >>

The controversy about Libya and Britain and the role of state terrorism during the conflict in the North of Ireland

September 10, 2009

The controversy about weapons allegedly supplied to the IRA by Libya during the conflict leads to the issue of state terrorism as Britains secret weapon. read more >>

"Louis and Julie "

August 27, 2009

"Louis Mountbatten and Julie Livingstone were just two of the hundreds of casualties of the Troubles, but the media treatment of their deaths tells us a lot about the ways in which power controls public response." read more >>

Where is Jon Anza? What did you do to him?

July 22, 2009

Basque Country: a question to the governments of Spain and France: This question is answered by Spanish and French politicians and the police in the Basque Country with increasing heavy handedness. Last weekend in the Basque village of Villabona a young man was brutally beaten, arrested and only released after several hours in jail, because he dared to confront the police force with the question: What did you do to Jon Anza? read more >>

Interview with Gerry Kelly: Orange Order have done nothing for the peace process

July 15, 2009

Riots after Orange Order parade was forced through Ardoyne. read more >>

Batasuna - with regard to the judgement by the European Court of Human Rights

July 3, 2009

+++ European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg confirms banning of Basque party Batasuna by the Spanish state +++ contradiction to position of UN Human Rights Commission +++

Campaign in Belfast: “Don’t Extradite the Basques!”

June 26, 2009

THE Don't Extradite the Basques Campaign was formally launched on Wednesday 10 June against the extradition to Spain of Belfast-based Basque pro-independence activists Iñaki de Juana and Arturo 'Beñat' Villanueva at a press conference in An Chultúrlann. read more >>

„We’ll keep watch over their homes“

June 22, 2009

Locals stand against racist attacks

Polizeiombudsman investigates: PSNI 'never moved' during fatal Coleraine attack

May 26, 2009

The Police Ombudsman is to investigate reports that a PSNI unit stood by and watched as Catholic father-of-four Kevin McDaid was beaten to death on Sunday evening. read more >>

Gerry Adams in Israel and Gaza: "Taking hope from the Good Friday Agreement"

April 23, 2009

THE visit by Gerry Adams at the head of a four-strong Sinn Féin delegation to Gaza and Israel earlier this month – after Gerry’s talks in Washington last month with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Special Envoy George Mitchell about the Middle East – made headlines across the Arab world, Israel and beyond. read more >>

"Spain has institutions that have no place in a democracy"

April 19, 2009

Interview of the Basque newspaper BERRIA with Martin Scheinin about his report on the human rights situation in Spain. Martin Scheinin ist the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism. read more >>

The Dirty War... It hasn't gone away, you know

March 26, 2009

On the recent attacks of republican militarist micro groups in the North of Ireland. read more >>

The truth is seeping out

February 23, 2009

Finucane an indictment of British collusion.

The truth is seeping out. Cash for victims idea is an 'insult'!

January 29, 2009

North of Ireland: Dealing with the conflict and the past. read more >>

37,000 people rally in support of the Basque political prisoners

January 3, 2009

Basque country - massive rally in Bilbo (span: Bilbao): Bilbao saw last Saturday one of the largets demonstrations of the last years. More than 37,000 people responded to the Basque political prisoners' relatives call and demonstrated in the streets of the Basque city in favour of their repatriation. read more >>

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