A tribute to an Ulsterman- Farewell Willie Frazer

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com  @JamieBrysonCPNI  This short piece is little more than a basic attempt to pay tribute to one of the finest Ulstermen that ever lived, William Fredrick Frazer. I could write a fluffy piece, but Willie would not have appreciated that. If I had done so, he would likely have said to me […]

EDITORIAL: Banners in support of our armed forces should not be criminalised at the behest of hysterical nationalists

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI The ongoing controversy generated by nationalists in relation to the proliferation of flags, banners, boards and posters in support of members of our armed forces has been in the news in recent days. This show of support has grown organically within large sections of the unionist and loyalist community and […]

Namagate Reborn- A political show trial designed to criminalise public interest journalism

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI It is reported that the PPS are to prosecute for the alleged offence of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office in relation to my appearance before the NI Assembly Finance committee in 2015. I understand at least one senior QC returned the papers, unwilling to play any role in […]

NEWS: PSNI launch a Supreme Court assault on press freedom as they seek to narrow protections for journalistic material

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI In my recent Judicial Review challenge the High Court ruled that in the event that the PSNI had corporate knowledge that a person may be in possession of journalistic material, then the enhanced protections apply- even if the police are not seeking journalistic material- and as such they would be […]

EXCLUSIVE: The unredacted Police Ombudsman witness statement relating to the theft of confidential Loughinisland material

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI The Police Ombudsman has publicly denied that there was any complaint of theft in relation to the confidential Loughinisland material, however Unionist Voice can today publish a full copy of the written statement (below) by the Ombudsman’s Director of Investigations, Paul Holmes. The statement is marked ‘Official-Sensitive’. Unionist Voice has […]

EXCLUSIVE: Saoradh’s Dee Fennell in threatening social media rant- only a week after denying links to New IRA terror gang

At the weekend a carload of New IRA members, including Fennell, went in search of the young DJ to issue a ‘punishment beating’ after he made a joke about a relative of Dee Fennell. This is a similar situation to the New IRA murder of Michael McGibbon. His crime had been to allegedly upset a […]

NEWS: Union Flag protestors should have their convictions quashed as officer faces criminal courts for misconduct

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI It was heart-warming to see the PPS statement carried in the Irish News in which they issued a warning relating to reporting or commentary which could prejudice the officer’s trial. I agree with this sentiment, I just wonder why it wasn’t similarly expressed in relation to loyalists charged with criminal […]

EXCLUSIVE: The senior PONI officer that made the criminal complaint into Loughinisland documents theft

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI  It can now be revealed that the complaint was made by the Police Ombudsman’s senior investigating officer Paul Holmes who has held the position of Director of Investigations (Historical) since 2010. It must be stressed that there is no allegation of any impropriety on the part of Mr Holmes who […]

EDITORIAL: A large section of the PUL community feel excluded from post-98 Northern Ireland

EDITORIAL: A large section of the PUL community feel excluded from post-98 Northern Ireland

By Jamie Bryson- Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI  A recent Unionist Voice article highlighted an imbalance in terms of the religious background of Northern Ireland’s most senior judicial posts. Let me say from the outset that I am not in favor of quotas or equality of outcome- I believe in merit and equality of opportunity. However, the majority […]

EXCLUSIVE: Unionist Voice reveals that at least 72% of Northern Ireland’s most senior judges come from a catholic background

The revelation of the gross disparity in the community make up of the Judiciary will raise serious questions in regards to parity of esteem, especially given the broad Catholic and Nationalist community have long demanded quotas in order   to ensure fair cross community representation.         In recent months we have seen calls for a return to 50-50 […]