Analysis: Sean Murray’s article paves the way for a genuine debate on republicanism’s one sided legacy narrative

Analysis: Sean Murray’s article paves the way for a genuine debate on republicanism’s one sided legacy narrative

You can read Sean Murray’s article HERE and the original ‘Glenanne Gang’ article published by Unionist Voice HERE By Jamie Bryson We, as unionists, must not be afraid of debate or to engage with our political opponents. If we are to use our increasingly broad platform to criticise and challenge then we must be brave […]

OPINION: Sean Murray responds to a recent article criticising his ‘Glenanne Gang’ film

OPINION: Sean Murray responds to a recent article criticising his ‘Glenanne Gang’ film

You can read Jamie Bryson’s analysis of this piece HERE By Sean Murray IN RESPONSE to your recent article ‘Glenanne Gang film is another piece of politically motivated republican propaganda’, I feel compelled to challenge a number of contentions that have been made within. This, along with other ad hominem attacks in recent weeks, has […]

TUV leader Jim Allister slams disproportionate policing undermining unionist confidence in the PSNI

TUV leader Jim Allister slams disproportionate policing undermining unionist confidence in the PSNI

TUV leader Jim Allister has criticised the PSNI’s disproportionate policing operation which targeted east Belfast bonfires, whilst deploying a “softly softly” approach to republicans attacking Protestant homes in Londonderry’s fountain estate. Mr Allister has said that recent PSNI actions were “undermining confidence in the police among many in the Unionist community”. Earlier this week the […]

OPINION: Bangor Alternatives Chairman responds to criticism of Restorative Justice practices

OPINION: Bangor Alternatives Chairman responds to criticism of Restorative Justice practices

Below is a letter submitted to the Co Down spectator by Chairman of Bangor Alternatives, Pastor Mark Gordon. The letter was submitted in response to criticisms of Restorative Justice practices carried in the paper’s 7th September edition. In response to the article ‘Living in the shadow of fear’ (Spectator 7thSeptember 2018)   Dear Editor   Having read Iain […]

ANALYSIS: The PSNI’s poor attempt at ‘spin’ only serves to expose their duplicity

ANALYSIS: The PSNI’s poor attempt at ‘spin’ only serves to expose their duplicity

It is quiet something that ACC Alan Todd has been moved to such a point whereby he felt compelled to issue a statement seeking to clarify the PSNI’s actions around the invasion of east Belfast on 11 July 2018. It is no secret that the PSNI press office is all over the place and has […]

NEWS: Leaked bonfire report vindicates East Belfast loyalists

NEWS: Leaked bonfire report vindicates East Belfast loyalists

The Irish News has this morning revealed the contents of a leaked report prepared by independent mediators for Belfast City Council. You can read the article HERE The contents of the report appears to vindicate and substantiate the continued assertions put forward by east Belfast loyalists, namely that they had worked tirelessly for peaceful solutions […]

EXPOSED: Unionist Voice reveals the identity of the republican named in the Kingsmill inquest as S54

EXPOSED: Unionist Voice reveals the identity of the republican named  in the Kingsmill inquest as S54

During the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre on Wednesday (5 September), the PSNI desperately sought to avoid naming ‘Micksey’ Martin as one of the key participants in the brutal and sectarian IRA murder. The PSNI argued that to name the prominent IRA terrorist would place his life in danger. Also deeply involved in the Kingsmill massacre was […]

NEWS: Large turnout for east Belfast legacy event

NEWS: Large turnout for east Belfast legacy event

There was a full house in the east Belfast Con Club as a wide range of people packed into the main room to participate in the legacy consultation and panel discussion. Despite many hoping that the event would prove to be a failure, it turned out to be a fantastic evening providing a platform for […]

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 […]