Policing & Justice

Policing and Justice

ANALYSIS: Day Two of Newsletter’s Loughinisland series debunks the lies of the ‘mystery witness’

Today the Newsletter exposes the unsubstantiated allegations made by the ‘mystery witness’ that breathed fresh life into the ‘collusion’ allegations around the Loughinisland massacre. It is revealed that the mystery witness approached Clare Rogan, the widow of innocent victim Adrian Rogan and mother of Sinn Fein MLA Emma Rogan, and outlined her allegations. After this […]

ANALYSIS: Day one of the Newsletter’s Loughinisland series raises intriguing questions

ANALYSIS: Day one of the Newsletter’s Loughinisland series raises intriguing questions

Today marks the first of a five day series of articles being carried by the Newsletter which seeks to challenge the prevailing ‘collusion’ narrative and myths promoted by nationalist legacy activists. Unionist Voice has been campaigning against the Loughinisland ‘collusion’ narrative since 2017 and was at the forefront of challenging the ‘No Stone Unturned’ documentary, […]

ANALYSIS: Finucane campaign highlights the hypocrisy at the heart of republicanism’s legacy propaganda

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI This weekend marks 30 years since the killing of republican solicitor Pat Finucane by the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) in Belfast, who said in a statement at the time that they had not killed Pat Finucane the solicitor but “Pat Finucane, the IRA officer”. It cannot be disputed that Finucane came […]

NEWS: The Michael Stone judgement has wide ramifications- Unionist Voice argues for his right to appeal

By Jamie Bryson This week Belfast High Court will rule on an application by lawyers acting for Michael Stone seeking certification of an appeal to the Supreme Court. This follows last week’s decision by the Divisional Court, with Mr Justice McCloskey and Mr Justice Colton sitting, to rule that Michael Stone must remain in prison […]

EDITORIAL: Judicial Review into police powers raises important constitutional law and journalistic privilege issues

EDITORIAL: Judicial Review into police powers raises important constitutional law and journalistic privilege issues

By Jamie Bryson The upcoming Judicial Review (JR) I have brought before the High Court raises important issues around the exercise of police powers and the issue of journalistic material being seized beyond the scope of warrants. It will, naturally, affect me as the applicant- but more importantly it will have ramifications for a wide […]

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked email shows PSNI offered secret deal to the republican Felons club

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked email shows PSNI offered secret deal to the republican Felons club

A leaked document obtained by Unionist Voice shows that the PSNI sought to obtain a simple undertaking from the republican Felons club not to advertise on social media, in exchange for dropping any objections to their clubs registration. A social club has to be registered in line with the Registration of Clubs Order 1996. This […]

EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Justice Minister signed off on a defective Department of Justice document in May 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Justice Minister signed off on a defective Department of Justice document in May 2015

It has been discovered that the Department of Justice PACE Codes of Practice, published under an Alliance Justice Minister in May 2015, contain a reference in Code B to a piece of legislation which was repealed in 1998. You can read the full Code B document HERE The discovery came after the PSNI were forced to amend their notices […]

NEWS: Door Supervisors come together to challenge outrageous SIA harassment and tell a zealous official- you Sir, are not Batman

NEWS: Door Supervisors come together to challenge outrageous SIA harassment and tell a zealous official- you Sir, are not Batman

In recent months there has been an ongoing, and legally questionable, campaign of harassment waged against a number of licensed premises and individual door supervisors. This has been supported by the PSNI who have allowed the SIA to use their powers under PACE, despite there being no legal basis for such an arrangement. Despite the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Research finds the SIA are abusing legal powers and that 92% of door supervisors they target are Protestant

EXCLUSIVE: Research finds the SIA are abusing legal powers and that 92% of door supervisors they target are Protestant

The SIA is a statutory body corporate whose power is derived from the Private Security Industry Act 2001. A statutory body corporate can only act in accordance with the power given to it by its enabling statute. Despite this basic legal fact, the SIA have been going far beyond their powers. Despite Parliament plainly setting […]

EDITORIAL: Returning the serve- Rebalancing the legacy of the past and political policing of the present

EDITORIAL: Returning the serve- Rebalancing the legacy of the past and political policing of the present

Editorial- By Jamie Bryson A statement by nationalist legacy activist and solicitor Paddy Murray, which has been carried in today’s media, stands as a shining example of the double standards of nationalism when it comes to the criminal justice system. Paddy Murray was an ardent supporter of the Loughinisland film No Stone Unturned, which was […]