Sinn Fein and the policing debate

The Andersonstown News Groups now prints the US based Irish Echo and distributes it in Ireland, which no doubt will increase its local impact. It celebrated the coup by including an important interview with Mitchell Reiss who stated that with the parity of esteem implicit in the Belfast Agreement comes parity of responsibility: “We think Sinn Féin has a responsibility to tell its constituents they should co-operate with the police – without fear of retribution – whenever dissidents, thugs and degenerates terrorize their communities.” This week Gerry Adams is not happy about what he describes as Reiss’s partisan intervention.

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