British Retreat on “National” identity card system

October 16, 1996

The British Government has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a “national” identity card system the decision comes just weeks after UK Home Secretary Michael Howard had indicated the UK were to press ahead with the scheme. The plans have attracted considerable debate in

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Basque / Celtic Link is long-established

September 1, 1996

“Anti-terror police check on ETA” – Headlines like this (from the English “Guardian”) appeared in many UK papers after a tribute appeared in a pro-separatist Basque newspaper to the young unarmed Irishmen Diarmuid O’Neill killed by police in London on 23 September. The

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1996 Celtic League A.G.M. Resolutions

August 15, 1996

The following resolutions were adopted at the Annual General Meeting in Plomeur, Brittany on August 10th 1996. Due to the number of motions proposed, not all were considered in the allotted time those still outstanding will be referred to the General Council of

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World Conference on Linguistic Rights – Barcelona, June 1996

June 16, 1996

IMPLEMENT DECLARATION NOW! A large number of linguistic associations and specialists have been working throughout the past three years to produce a Declaration on linguistic rights. This group acknowledges the fact that, traditionally, colonising language groups have marginalised and oppressed languages spoken by

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English Queen Goes Home

May 31, 1996

The decision of the Queen of England to cancel her visit to Wales on May 31st 1996 is both a further humiliation to the Crown and also to the British Intelligence Services charged with the Queen’s protection. The English queen was in Wales

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Celtic League halts dangerous weapons tests

May 24, 1996

This week, the Celtic League successfully frustrated secret UK MOD attempts to start tests on countermeasures for so called “smart weapons”. We argued the tests would pose a danger to ships and aircraft in the Irish sea area. The MOD initially would neither

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