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# internment - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Gerry Adams: 'It's up to the UK government now to address the cases of other internees'

Gerry Adams welcomes the UK Supreme Court quashing today of his conviction for attempted Maze Prison escapes in the 1970s.

# internment - Monday 17 February, 2020

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

# internment - Friday 9 August, 2019

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

# internment - Thursday 8 August, 2019

PSNI: Crowds 'cheered' as police officers fell injured in violent clashes over Belfast bonfire

Sinn Féin and SDLP politicians have raised concerns over anti-internment bonfires in recent days.

# internment - Monday 12 November, 2018

Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971

A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.

# internment - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Gerry Adams launches bid to have his convictions for trying to escape internment overturned

It is Adams’ case that the detention was unlawful, so the escapes could not be.

# internment - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Pictures: Republican fires burn to mark the anniversary of internment without trial

This was the second night in a row that youths reportedly clashed with police in Belfast.

# internment - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Brazil's forgotten history of imprisoning citizens fleeing drought in concentration camps

Extreme droughts in the South American country in the early 20th century saw the government interning rural peasants fleeing the disaster.

# internment - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

New evidence proves the UK tortured interned men during The Troubles, says Ireland

The State wants a European Court of Human Rights decision overturned.

# internment - Monday 11 August, 2014

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast

One officer and a members of the public sustained minor injuries in the parade which saw thousands take to the streets.

# internment - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Dublin City Council votes for an arms and trade embargo on Israel

The DCC wants the Irish Government to follow suit.

# internment - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Secret British papers reveal secret 1970s interrogation centre in Derry

The Pat Finucane Centre says that the British Government intentionally misled the European Commission over the interrogation centre in Ballykelly.

# internment - Sunday 21 July, 2013

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College WWI

German POWs were once held at what is now Garda College

New radio doc explores life in Templemore for prisoners during WWI: “Prisoners were free to walk to Mass every Sunday and could purchase cigarettes and chocolate.”

# internment - Sunday 18 March, 2012

US set to release previously undisclosed 1940 census data

Historians say that records of 132m people will offer new details about a transformative decade in America amid the Great Depression recovery.

# internment - Saturday 3 March, 2012

In pictures: America's WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans WWII This post contains images

In pictures: America's WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans

Seventy years ago this month, the US began sending thousands of its citizens into an internment camp in Manzanar, California.Here are Ansel Adams’ photos of that camp.

# internment - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog Spitfire This post contains images

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog

An American pilot was aboard the Spitfire when it came down in a Donegal bog. He bailed out from the plane, but it has remained beneath the surface for 70 years.

# internment - Friday 30 July, 2010

A CATHOLIC BISHOP in Northern Ireland has released a series of documents in a bid to encourage an inquiry into the killing of 11 people in Ballymurphy, west Belfast, in August 1971.

A priest and a mother-of-eight were among the group shot dead by British soldiers almost 40 years ago.  Some of the soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday shootings had been posted in Ballymurphy.

The Bishop of Down and Connor, Dr Noel Treanor, said that the Ballymurphy and Bloody Sunday shootings were “seminal events that profoundly influenced” the direction of the Troubles. The previously unseen documents include eyewitness accounts of the Ballymurphy deaths, including extracts from the then-Bishop of Armagh’s diary.

The documents were presented to relatives of the victims after a memorial ceremony at the site of the shootings. The shootings took place over a three-day period in August 1971 days after internment without trial was introduced in the North.

Treanor supports calls for an inquiry similar to that held for the Bloody Sunday killings and an official apology from the British government.