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Northern Ireland

OBITUARY: John Hume: 18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020

Politician who played leadership role in Northern Ireland's civil rights movement and went on to help create, sustain and promote the Irish peace process

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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John Hume 18 January 1937 – 3 August 2020

He was critical to the success of the peace process in the North of Ireland, but John Hume was not a nonviolent leader in the mould of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Marking August 1969: remember Patrick Rooney

How Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' really began

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Brexit: Ireland comes first

Preventing a hard border between Northern Ireland the Republic should be the peace movement's priority, argues Milan Rai

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Poynted remarks

Our columnist takes on the lack of abortion rights in Northern Ireland

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When murder is not a crime

State killings in Northern Ireland: what you won’t read in recent Guardian coverage

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Ironing out ironies in Norn Iron

Brexit (and demographics) is creating plenty of future work for peace activists in Northern Ireland

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No border: back the backstop

There should be no time limit on the open border in Ireland

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October marked the 50th anniversary of a police riot, an unprovoked and brutal assault on a civil rights march in Northern Ireland

Robin Percial reflects on the strengths of Northern Ireland's civil rights movement

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Common ground with Corrymeela

The Corrymeela peace centre in Northern Ireland is holding a summer peace event at the same time as Peace News Summer Camp.

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