Tag: drugs

Nolan Inside Hydebank: Tackle the social roots of crime

The documentary Nolan Inside Hydebank – in which the well-known presenter spends time in a young offenders’ centre – offers an insight into the societal harm that poverty and the lack of vital services can cause.

Drug deaths victims of profiteering and hypocrisy

There have been a number of deaths in Northern Ireland recently being linked directly to the use of Ecstasy, an illegal class-A stimulant. Recently fake or poorly made pills known as ‘Speckled Rolexes’ have left a series of people dead or seriously ill in hospital. This example as well as […]

Questions raised over drug deaths and PSNI

By an East Belfast Socialist Party member Protests have taken place in East Belfast in response to the deaths of six people from the area (and three others) suspected to be drug–related. All of those who died were in their 20’s and 30’s, with the local community squarely pointing the […]