Angelique Chrisafis in the Guardian on the McCartney campaign as they return from the US – Catherine McCartney is quoted – “It’s no good just sitting on the sidelines calmly giving support, we need action not just from Sinn Féin, who created the wall of silence, but also from the Irish and British governments to make sure that they do something so that the wall of silence is broken down.” – Meanwhile Suzanne Breen notes, on BBC Radio Ulster’s Talkback today, the change in response by Sinn Féin from the standing ovation for the family, at the party’s Ard Fheis a fortnight ago, to a campaign of “black propaganda”(RealPlayer audio file) as the sisters insisted on using their own, independent, voice.
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