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Violence -- Northern Ireland

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View Resource New Bloody Sunday Inquiry

This week's In the News discusses the recent decision to reopen the investigation into Bloody Sunday. The nine resources discussed provide background information, analysis, and commentary. On January 30, 1972 British paratroopers shot dead thirteen people taking part in a protest march in the Northern Ireland city of Derry. The soldiers insisted that they had come under attack by members of the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1998/0210
View Resource Photographs of the Conflict

CAIN Web Service (see the September 23, 1997 Scout Report for Social Sciences) has recently added a collection of 348 photos by Eamon Melaugh to its photo archive of Northern Ireland and the conflict. Taken mainly in Derry between 1968 and 1974, the images are divided into eight portfolios of thumbnail images: images of derry, the british army, the ira, protest, parade, riots, bloody sunday, and...

https://cain.ulster.ac.uk/melaugh/index.html
View Resource Belfast Rioting Continues

For the second straight evening, Belfast was hit by sectarian riots and violent clashes with police, further destabilizing Northern Ireland and threatening the already shaky 1998 peace accord. The trouble started on Tuesday, when a Protestant mob began throwing rocks and prevented Catholic school girls from leaving Holy Cross Girls' Primary School. The school is located on one of the few remaining...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0622
View Resource Northern Ireland Government Suspended

Secretary John Reid announced today that Northern Ireland's devolved government would be suspended, effective midnight tonight, to allow more time to resolve disputes, most centrally over the decommissioning of the IRA. The suspension comes in the wake of John Trimble's July 1 resignation as first minister of the Northern Ireland Assembly because the IRA had not yet disarmed. Reid said he hoped...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0810