Silence of the Lambs: Why unionists must challenge the appointment of Marie Anderson as Police Ombudsman

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI As the election count was underway, a controversial decision was conveniently slipped into the media grid- the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has recommended that Marie Anderson be appointed as the next Police Ombudsman. Ms Anderson is the current Northern Ireland Local Government Commissioner for Standards, the Judicial Appointments Ombudsman […]

The big challenge for Unionism: Fighting back within the social media kingdom of the liberal elite

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI In Northern Ireland social media is saturated and completely dominated by so-called progressives and pro-EU activists. Given nationalism has hitched its wagon to social causes which identify with that broadly progressive/liberal movement and the attempts to stop Brexit, this gives as a social media sphere largely dominated by progressives and nationalists. […]

NEWS: Distraught family issue public statement following Sunday World article

The article appeared in today’s edition of the Sunday World newspaper. It made a number of false assertions not only about the recent death of Gary Matthews, but also about the death 5 years ago of a 16 year old child. The double page piece, headlined on the front page, sought to intrude into the […]

Fr Magill’s message was well meaning, but it has only served to create a superficial momentum aiming for political utopia

Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI At the funeral of Lyra McKee the hall burst into applause following the well publicised contribution of Fr Martin Magill. I like Fr Magill, he is a fundamentally decent man and someone who genuinely believes in trying to understand all sides. A few years ago he came to a bonfire in Bangor, and […]

Mob Rule- How social media validation-seekers are sacrificing individual thought in favour of the latest popular trend

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI In George Orwell’s 1984, the ideologically hypnotised masses were treated to the spectacle of ‘two minutes’ of hate. The villain of the day was held up on the contrived, manipulated and controlled altar of public opinion. The crowds would duly unleash a wave of abuse and hatred at the individual. Of […]

EDITORIAL: We must not let old struggles ruin future gains- why our generation must recognise the futility of violence and ensure conflict never returns

EDITORIAL: We must not let old struggles ruin future gains- why our generation must recognise the futility of violence and ensure conflict never returns

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI The gunmen that murdered Lyra McKee were almost certainly part of my generation; a generation that has grown up in a Northern Ireland where peace, quantified as the absence of large scale violence, is almost taken for granted. It is perfectly legitimate for young dissidents to be anti-agreement, to campaign against […]

OPINION: ‘Peace Process’ is a contrived phrase designed to present those opposed to a constitutional departure lounge as moral degenerates

OPINION: ‘Peace Process’ is a contrived phrase designed to present those opposed to a constitutional departure lounge as moral degenerates

By Jamie Bryson One of the greatest scandals of our time in Northern Ireland is how the Belfast Agreement created parameters whereby democracy, the right to articulate political opposition and indeed the very moral compass of society, was hemmed in under the jackboot of a carefully contrived piece of political language- the often repeated phrase- ‘peace […]

EDITORIAL: Loyalists right to challenge their appalling treatment by the media

By Jamie Bryson Unionist Voice this evening carried responses by two separate groups of loyalists following a number of stories published in the Sunday Life today (07/04/2019). I have advocated loyalists building relationships and engaging with the media for many years. Malcom X once said “the media is the most powerful entity on earth. They […]

NEWS: EBCI blasts prejudicial and malicious article linking loyalists to Dublin crime gangs

  The East Belfast Community Initiative (EBCI) have released a statement in response to an article carried in today’s Sunday Life which made a range of baseless allegations about east Belfast loyalists and alleged criminal links to Dublin-based crime gangs. A spokesperson for EBCI told Unionist Voice: “Today’s article in the Sunday Life was the […]

NEWS: Highfield Rangers Supporters Club respond to “false and malicious” allegations printed by Sunday Life

The Highfield Rangers supporters club have reacted furiously to what they have branded a “false and malicious” article carried in today’s (07/04/19) edition of the Sunday Life. The publication carried a range of anonymous allegations pertaining to their well run and respected social club. These allegations largely appeared to be directed towards two well-known loyalists […]

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