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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Internment

All time
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.
# China
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
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
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.
# Ballymurphy Massacre
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.
# The Maze
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.
# Belfast
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.
# Fortaleza
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.
# jailed without trial
New evidence proves the UK tortured interned men during The Troubles, says Ireland
The State wants a European Court of Human Rights decision overturned.
# Clashes
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.
# Support
Dublin City Council votes for an arms and trade embargo on Israel
The DCC wants the Irish Government to follow suit.
# Northern Ireland
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.
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.”
# US Census
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.
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.
# Spitfire
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.
# Northern Ireland
Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings
Calls for Bloody Sunday-style inquiry into the Ballymurphy killings of 1971.