November 2007 (4)
Nov 29 2007 2:24PM
We wont sell to Iran and Syria local military supplier outlines own export controls!
I visited our friends (ahem) at Global Armour , at their plant near Lisburn on Tuesday. The Northern Ireland company, which used to be called Highmark, was taken over a couple of years ago by the South African company, Global Armour, a...
Nov 29 2007 9:00AM
Northern Ireland hanged a prisoner for the last time in 1961...
The tide of history is flowing fast against the death penalty and this UN resolution is a big step forward. So far, 133 countries have abolished the death penalty in law or practice. Only 25 countries actually carried out executions in...
Nov 15 2007 5:37PM
PSNI to ignore Equality Commission advice on Taser pilot
Thanks to a Freedom of Information inquiry from our friends at the Children's Law Centre, we can now see the very clear advice given by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to the PSNI on the Chief Constable's proposed introduc...
Nov 8 2007 11:37AM
Human rights - divide and rule in NI
Our colleagues at CAJ (Committee on the Administration of Justice) present their own take on that Assembly debate where a number of MLAs chose to attack voluntary sector groups and human rights campaigners. CAJ's tempered but robust de...