[Marxism] Ireland: Adams' arrest hypocritical, politically motivated

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Fri May 2 05:23:16 MDT 2014


In a move denounced by Irish republicans as hypocritical and politically
motived, Sinn Fein president and member of the Irish Dail (parliament)
Gerry Adams was taken into custody by the Police Service of Northern
Ireland (PSNI) on April 30.

...

The Irish Republican News
said<http://republican-news.org/current/news/2014/05/adams_arrest_linked_to_sinn_fe.html#.U2NzUPmSy8A>
on
May 1 that a recent poll found Sinn Fein was on the brink of becoming the
largest party in both parts of Ireland in the elections. The *Belfast
Telegraph* reported on April 21 that a poll
found<http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/republic-of-ireland/sinn-fein-leader-gerry-adams-most-popular-leader-in-republic-of-ireland-despite-difficult-year-30202492.html>
Adams
was the most popular political leader in Ireland's south, with an approval
rating of 48%.

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/56360

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