Added 27th May 2004 Tories reach an impasse Peter Hadden, Militant International Review. Summer 1988, No. 37.
The signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement two and a half years ago was triumphed as an 'historic breakthrough' by the capitalist press.

Added August 27th 2004:1968 - Lessons of the Civil Rights Movement - Peter Hadden, Militant October 1988
On October 5th 1968 a few hundred demonstrators gathered in Duke Street on Derry's Waterside to march for Civil Rights.Read the article.

Militant Irish Monthly, October 1988, No. 135
Gibraltar Inquest:- SAS ‘shoot to kill’ is now legal
By a South Belfast Young Socialist
The inquest into the deaths of the three IRA members in Gibraltar has been a whitewash. .Read the article.

Mid Ulster strike against sectarianism
Ciaran Mulholland, Chairman, Mid-Ulster Trades Council (personal capacity), Militant, April 1989
Workers in the Mid-Ulster area took strike action on Thursday 9th March (1989) against the wave of sectarian killings in the area.

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Stop the plastic bullet killings Robert Eaves, East Belfast Labour and Trade Union Group, Militant, September 1989
In the early hours of Wednesday, 9th August, Seamus Duffy, a 15-year-old schoolboy from North Belfast, was shot and killed by a plastic bullet. His death brought the total number killed by rubber and plastic bullets since the early 1970s to 17.

Militant, November 1989, Editorial Statement Free the 'Birmingham Six'

Militant November 1989 - Victims of Capitalist Justice: The Guildford 4, Maguire 7 and Danny McNamee

Workers' Action to halt bigots - Nipsa Anti-Sectarian conference Lucy Simpson, Militant, November 1989

Socialist Party archives for 1988-89

In 1969 the comrades were called the Militant Tendency within the British Labour Party. With the on surge of the political upheaval in Northern Ireland the British cdes made initial contacts with activists in the Derry Labour Party, recruiting the members to Marxism.



September 1969 paper

Northern Ireland: For a United Workers Defence Force

· Withdraw British Troops
· Disband B Specials and police thugs
· For jobs, schools, homes, take over monopolies
· Catholic and Protestant workers fight for a United Socialist Ireland

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Ramparts 2
1969 leaflet 2