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This short leaflet which is undated is entitled the Workers’ Party against Terrorism – A Democratic Convention in defence of Public Life.
Are all those who act as representatives of the public interest in NI prepared to continue to as powerless spectators and side-line commentators while gangs of vicious psychopaths dominate our society and create a terror-laden climate against public life here?
The WP is not alone in saying that simple denunciations of violence are not enough, but we do say that it si essential to look beyond condemnation to a positive programme of action for peace…
The WP in the past has called for the formation of a Democratic Convention. It has note been possible for the WP to organise such a body unilaterally… it requires the committed involvement of a broad range of political figures and groups, of trade unions, of the different churches, of people active in social and cultural fields within the community…
It calls for rejection of terrorism, support for the police and opposition to forces who ‘promote prejudice’. It also calls for support for the Peace Train Organisation.