Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Real IRA Issues Threat

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Real IRA Issues Threat

Article excerpt

A DISSIDENT republican terror group in Northern Ireland threatened yesterday to target banks and bankers as it sought to destabilise the peace process, in comments to a newspaper.

The Real IRA launched a tirade at financial institutions in Britain's C[pounds sterling]colonial and capitalistC[yen] system, which it accused of leaving millions of victims, in remarks to Britain's Guardian daily.

The threat is the latest attempt by the group, which formed after breaking away from the Provisional IRA when the latter was engaged in peace talks, to undermine British rule of the province.

C[pounds sterling]We have a track record of attacking high-profile economic targets and financial institutions such as the City of London,C[yen] said the group's leaders in a series of written responses to the paper.

C[pounds sterling]The role of bankers and the institutions they serve in financing Britain's colonial and capitalist system has not gone unnoticed.

C[pounds sterling]Let's not forget that the bankers are the next-door neighbours of the politicians. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.