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Protestant Violence

Posted By: August 13, 2013

Attacking police justified, says Protestant Coalition Sam McBride. NEWS LETTER ( Belfast). Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Friday night’s attacks on the police were “justified”, a leading member of the Protestant Coalition has claimed. Sam McCrory, chairman of the loyalist political party launched less than four months ago, also said that the police “took a very good beating and […]

Parades, Politics and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland

Posted By: August 13, 2013

Melinda Sutton is a final year PhD candidate at Newcastle University, currently working on the British Labour Party’s Northern Ireland policy between 1969 and 2007. Email: m.n.sutton@ncl.ac.uk.   Image:By sheila fitzgerald (Flickr) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Abstract The marching season in Northern Ireland has historically seen violence erupt on the streets, and this year was no exception, with seventy police officers injured in five days […]

STOP STUPID PARADING

Posted By: August 13, 2013

Capitol Hill. Monday, August 12, 2013 — The president  of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, Fr. Sean Mc Manus , has offered a solution to the troubles associated with parading in Northern Ireland : ” Stop being stupid.” Her is his statement in full: “First, full disclosure: I have no personal interest in, or existential need for parading. Although […]

MORE ON PROTESTANT VIOLENCE …

Posted By: August 13, 2013

North’s prisons will be ‘bulging’ after loyalist violence in Belfast, says PSNI chief constable Dan Keenan. Irish Times. Monday, August 12, 2013. Northern Ireland’s prisons will be “bulging” as police round up loyalists involved in Friday’s riot in Belfast city centre, PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott has said. He said he expected severe custodial sentences to be handed […]

AND THE COVER-UPS CONTINUE ….

Posted By: August 13, 2013

From Niall Murphy, Kevin R. Winters Law Firm, Belfast: See enclosed details in relation to a High Court injunction obtained by the Secretary of State and PSNI Chief Constable,  served on our firm and on Relatives for Justice at 0034 on Saturday morning. It relates to Inquest papers that we received, personally hand delivered by the legal […]

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