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Sinn Féin: Stop legal action against 85-year-old for Irish sign

Sinn Féin: Stop legal action against 85-year-old for Irish sign

ANF - 2019-06-22 08:53
Sinn Féin demanded that the proposed legal action against an 85-year-old pensioner in Randalstown, over the erection of an Irish language sign, should be immediately withdrawn. ...
Sinn Féin: Stop legal action against 85-year-old for Irish sign - ANF

Sinn Féin to Council: Rescind legal threat on Irish language sign

ANF - 2019-07-07 08:38
Sinn Féin said Council should now rescind the letter threatening legal action against pensioner who erected an Irish language sign on her property. ...

Kurdish mother of 4-year-old son, sentenced to death in Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 16:07
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— The death penalty was upheld on June 24, 2019, for the Kurdish mother Soghra Khalili, incarcerated in the Central Prison of Sanandaj (Sne) in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). She has been imprisoned for seven years in the Central Pr ...

Derin Peshmergas support the human shield action against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-28 15:00
The Derin Peshmergas have expressed their support for the human shield action started by the youth in Qandil against Turkey’s invasion attacks on South Kurdistan. ...

Sinn Féin: Last resignation shows extent of Brexit chaos

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has said the latest resignation of a top British government Brexit official shows the chaos of the Tory Brexit agenda. ...

Bradost youth support human shield action against invasion

ANF - 2019-06-26 16:40
The youth in Bradost showed support for the human shield action launched by the youth movement against the invasion attacks by the Turkish state against South Kurdistan (Bashur). ...

Duhok court sentences man to death for killing 10-year-old girl in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 17:42
DUHOK,— Duhok Criminal Court in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday sentenced a man to death by hanging for the murder of a 10-year-old girl he attempted to rape in Duhok. The ruling came after a two-hour long trial, with the convicted man confessing to the attem ...

Women in Shengal speak out against child marriage

ANF - 2019-06-25 12:14
In Iraq and South Kurdistan there has been an increase in sexual assault against women and children, killings of women and suicide. ...

Baneh Pajin Association reacted to the killing of horses on the borders of Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-21 11:24
Kurdpa Agency: the Baneh Pajin Association calls for taking legal action against those who are killing the horses of tradesmen in Kurdistan. ...

Sinn Féin: Introduce marriage equality in the North of Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-21 09:48
The blockade by a minority of political parties on equality for the LGBT community here is not sustainable, Leas Uachtarán Shinn Féin Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Suspects in rape of seven-year-old girl released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people suspected of involvement in the the rape of a seven-year-old girl have been released on bail by a court in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region, the victim’s family has said. The girl’s father t ...

Kurds in Marseille protest attacks against South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:52
Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger activists and Kurdish people in Marseille protested the genocide and occupation attacks of the Turkish state against South Kurdistan. ...

“ISIS members should be brought to justice in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-08 18:41
Kurdish parties reject the establishment of a court for ISIS terrorists outside Syria, stating that the trial of ISIS terrorists should take place in northern and eastern Syria. ...

Sinn Féin: Takling the climate emergency a priority

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
Sinn Féin Environment spokesperson Cathal Boylan has said tackling the climate emergency is a priority for Sinn Féin. ...

Sinn Féin called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Sinn Féin held a joint press conference with the Green Party and People before Profit to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill. ...

Sinn Féin: Stop delaying implementation of Irish Language Act

ANF - 2019-06-01 11:03
The British and Irish government must end the delay in implementing an Irish Language Act which was agreed at St Andrew’s over 13 years ago, Sinn Féin Michelle O’Neill said. ...

Sinn Féin Anderson topped the poll and is confirmed in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-28 10:03
Sinn Féin Martina Anderson’s performance in the Six Counties was a highlight for Sinn Féin. ...

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

Sinn Féin leader: You have to have all-weather politics

ANF - 2019-05-26 08:57
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has conceded that her party will suffer some losses in the 26 County local elections, but she said: ‘Beidh lá eile againn’ [We will have another day]. ...

The Republic of Ireland has voted for Europe and unity

ANF - 2019-05-25 12:13
An official RTE-TG4-Red C exit poll following the Republic Ireland elections predicted Sinn Féin should be able to hold onto its three seats in the European Parliament, while the Green party is in surprise contention to win up to three seats. ...