News from the Unionist community

EDITORIAL: PSNI must refuse to be used as political pawns by nationalist Belfast City Council

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI There has been significant misrepresentation of events over recent days concerning bonfires in the east Belfast area. It appears a narrative has taken hold that loyalists in the East Belfast Cultural Collective were advocating the burning of tyres; nothing could be further from the truth. The group has been clear […]

A tribute to an Ulsterman- Farewell Willie Frazer

By Jamie Bryson-  @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 […]

NEWS: New collective cultural group representing 13 loyalist bonfires launched in east Belfast

NEWS: New collective cultural group representing 13 loyalist bonfires launched in east Belfast

A new collective bonfire group has been launched in east Belfast. The East Belfast Cultural Collective will come under the umbrella of the East Belfast Community Initiative and act as an overarching advocacy group for all the bonfires who have joined the collective; A spokesperson said: “Our new group represents 13 bonfires in the east […]

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 […]

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 […]

EDITORIAL: Inequality under the law- The selective policing agenda of the PCTF

EDITORIAL: Inequality under the law- The selective policing agenda of the PCTF

By Jamie Bryson Let me begin this piece by setting a clear and unambiguous context. I despise drug dealing and have campaigned against it my whole adult life. If people choose to engage in drug dealing then my view is that they take their chances with the law and if convicted they deserve a strong […]

EXCLUSIVE: Over £30,000 of Fresh Start funding earmarked to help women affected by paramilitarism is being used to fund a lavish trip to New York

The tax payer has been subjected to a relentless media campaign of adverts and press releases about tackling paramilitarism. Most people probably thought this was all about tackling organised crime, helping victims and making communities safer. The tackling paramilitarism programme originated in the Fresh Start agreement of November 2015 where it set out the Executive’s […]

FORGOTTEN VICTIMS: Is it ‘Time for Truth’ from Sinn Fein for the family of Ambulance worker Robert Shields, murdered by IRA terrorists in 1980

Unionist Voice is currently working on a small pamphlet highlighting the murder of Robert Shields. In the interim period, as part of our ‘Forgotten Victims’ series, we have decided to highlight Robert’s murder and the positive role he played serving the community during some of the darkest days of the IRA’s terrorist campaign. Robert was […]