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Houses and cars attacked in Belfast

suffolkcar.jpg There has been a worrying increase in the number of reprisal attacks in Protestant areas as the warm summer continues to fuel sectarian clashes at Belfast’s interfaces.

Published August 2, 2013

McGurk’s families challenge HET secrecy

mcgurksbig.jpg Relatives of those killed in the McGurk’s Bar bombing have called on the PSNI police to release the findings of an investigation by their Historical Enquiries Team into the UVF atrocity.

Published August 2, 2013

Twelfth riots ‘a taster’

twelfthwoodvaleprotest.jpg After warning that the July 12 conflict was “only a wee taster” of future protests, the anti-Catholic Orange Order and its loyalist supporters have said they will make weekly bids to march through the nationalist Ardoyne community in north Belfast.

Published July 26, 2013

Harryville church forced to close

harryvillechurchgraffiti.jpg A Catholic church in Ballymena which was the focus of a long-running and violent loyalist hate campaign has been forced to close.

Published July 26, 2013

Nuns urged to pay for abuses

magdalenekids.jpg Pressure is growing on the religious orders that ran the Magdalene laundries to reverse a decision not to compensate those girls and women who lived and worked for them under slave labour conditions.

Published July 26, 2013

Progress on inquests into Crown Force killings

britsoldier.jpg In three separate cases, the families of victims of state killings have received a boost to their legal challenges for proper inquest.

Published July 26, 2013

Sectarian attacks condemned

ohanlonsouthmemorial.jpg An IRA memorial in County Fermanagh was spray-painted in the latest in a series of sectarian attacks in the north of Ireland.

Published July 26, 2013

Sinn Fein backs Seanad abolition referendum

seanadnorris.jpg Sinn Fein will call for a Yes vote in the referendum to abolish the upper house of the Dublin parliament on October 4th, saying the Seanad [Senate] is “elite” and “out of touch”.

Published July 26, 2013

Ardoyne under siege

loyalistrioters.jpg After a week of the most intense loyalist violence, a decision by the Parades Commission to reroute another planned march by the anti-Catholic Orange Order has been welcomed as good news.

Published July 19, 2013

US envoy to meet Orangemen

richardhaassbig.jpg Former US peace envoy Richard Haass has returned to the north of Ireland to constitute a new discussion group on parades and flags from the main parties at the Stormont Assembly.

Published July 19, 2013

US tourist freed after nine days in captivity

gevelinger.jpg An American student held after he visited a penpal in Hydebank women’s prison was released on Monday after a total of nine days in the hands of the PSNI police.

Published July 19, 2013

Garda ‘message of oppression’ at republican’s funeral

seamusmckennafuneral.jpg The Republican Network for Unity (RNU) have strongly condemned the actions of the 26 County Garda police during the funeral of former republican prisoner, Seamus McKenna, this week.

Published July 19, 2013

Conservation of ‘Ireland’s Alamo’ seen as first step

moorestreetinterior.jpg The announcement of a conservation order around the buildings where the last stand of the 1916 Easter Rising took place has been followed by appeals for the entire battlefield site to be preserved.

Published July 19, 2013

Sinn Fein Mayor adopts ‘Lord’ title and royal trappings

mairtinomuilleoir.jpg The Sinn Fein Mayor of Belfast has said he is happy to use the title of ‘Lord’ and other royal aspects of the post in order to show observance of the things unionists “hold dear”.

Published July 19, 2013

Loyalist disorder continues for a fifth night

disordereb.jpg Loyalists rioted for a fifth evening in a row last night over the failure to permit a sectarian march through the nationalist Ardoyne area on north Belfast.

Published July 17, 2013

Third night of rioting by loyalists

burningbarricade.jpg There has been a third consecutive night of disorder and violence in Belfast and in other locations.

Published July 15, 2013

DUP MP injured as violence continues

Hardline unionist MP Nigel Dodds was injured last night in loyalist rioting in north Belfast. woodvaleriotdodds.jpg

Published July 13, 2013

Loyalists riot over rerouted Ardoyne parade

woodvaleriot.jpg Water cannon and plastic bullets have been used in north Belfast after loyalists attempted to force an Orange Order parade down the Crumlin Road.

Published July 12, 2013

Loyalists ‘planning new Drumcree’

bonfireeffigy.jpg A total of eighteen mass sectarian rallies are being held today across the Six Counties, marking the height of the Protestant marching season and the most difficult and dangerous period of the year for Catholics.

Published July 12, 2013

The face of hate

marybonfire.jpg A desecrated statue of the Virgin Mary has come to symbolise the hatred displayed by loyalists this year in their intimidatory ‘Eleventh Night’ bonfires.

Published July 12, 2013


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