OPINION: Growing anger at the PSNI witch hunt against the unionist community and our brave veterans

There is growing anger within the unionist community at the increasing politicisation of the PSNI, including from many former officers who served proudly in the RUC. Unionist disenchantment with the PSNI has been building for many years, ever since the disgraceful Patton reforms that demolished the RUC, tarnished its legacy and replaced it with a […]

NEWS: Legacy debate panel announced

NEWS: Legacy debate panel announced

The evening will provide an opportunity for all those in attendance to familiarise themselves with the proposed legacy structures and also to engage in an interactive panel discussion. There will be a 10 minutes victims presentation by FRPU at the beginning, followed by the discussion. The panel will consist of the following guests; Doug Beattie MC MLA […]

VIDEO: Community express their anger at recent PSNI activity

VIDEO: Community express their anger at recent PSNI activity

The West Winds community came together today to express concern at political policing directed towards the unionist community, and specifically the area’s community hub. A petition demanding an end to the PSNI’s targeting of the community hub was signed by hundreds of people from the local area including church groups, pensioners groups and supporters who […]

NEWS: Jamie Bryson writes extensively on his recent arrest with serious questions for the PSNI

NEWS: Jamie Bryson writes extensively on his recent arrest with serious questions for the PSNI

It is only now (Sunday) that I have had the opportunity to properly write about the events of recent days. The PSNI seized a laptop I usually have access too, and also the main computer from a communal office which I regularly work from. The seizure of this computer was from the West Winds community […]

NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

NEWS: Cllr Corr-Johnston speaks to Unionist Voice and expresses her shock at abuse she received for daring to criticise Feile

Progressive Unionist Party Councillor Julie Anne Corr-Johnston has expressed her shock at the barrage of hate-filled comments and messages that she received after daring to criticise the west Belfast Feile. The Belfast City Councillor took to social media on Sunday night and posted a moderate and reasoned critique of the events taking place on the […]

VIDEO: PSNI TSG unit seeks to provoke peaceful unionist bandsmen

Unionist Voice has obtained footage of unionist bandsmen being aggressively pursued by the PSNI in Coleraine as they returned from Saturday’s ABOD parade. This aggressive policing operation was filmed by a member of the public accompanying the band. It raises serious questions as to the motivation behind such aggressive and provocative policing. No such evidence gathering was […]

OPINION: Moore Holmes argues for more ‘positive unionism’

OPINION: Moore Holmes argues for more ‘positive unionism’

Those who wish to see the reunification of Ireland are pouncing upon the uncertainty of Brexit and using it to advance their dream of a 32-county state. Immediately after the majority of the British electorate voted Leave in 2016, Sinn Fein IRA and their followers intensified their efforts in trying to navigate a border poll […]

OPINION: People are sent to prison as punishment, not to be punished writes Paul Peterson

OPINION: People are sent to prison as punishment, not to be punished writes Paul Peterson

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.”  Words of the revolutionary and former South African President the late Nelson Mandela, himself once incarcerated in penitentiaries, including among others […]

EDITORIAL: The myth of the ‘Glenanne Gang’ perpetuated by republican propaganda- by Jamie Bryson

EDITORIAL: The myth of the ‘Glenanne Gang’ perpetuated by republican propaganda- by Jamie Bryson

In August 2018 a new film will premier. It is directed by the son of IRA Northern commander Sean ‘Spike’ Murray, also called Sean Murray. The film purports to investigate the so called ‘Glenanne gang’. This film is based largely upon allegations made in the book Lethal Allies and interviews with a convicted murderer, John […]

OPINION: Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

OPINION:  Alison Blayney writes on challenges facing the Women’s Education sector in the absence of devolved Government

As Northern Ireland heads for what appears to be a never ending cycle with no functioning devolved Government, the women’s community education sector has never felt as vulnerable.  The usual challenges continue – the sustainability of organisations working at the coal face, with vulnerable people, who want to take the steps to improve both their and their families […]