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Sinn Fein’s cosy relationships with armed dissident organisations and their community surrogates must end 

On Monday night once again republican gunmen took to the streets in North Belfast, wounding a 30 year old man in what has been described as a punishment shooting.    Restorative Justice groups which claim to mediate with dissident republican terror groups have been awarded substantial financial assistance from a number of funding outlets, including […]

Opinion: PSNI ‘seizure’ of UVF memorabilia is convenient politicking 

Today’s announcement of a large scale PSNI operation against individuals that are alleged to be involved in the ‘North Belfast UVF’ comes as the Red Hand Commando made an application to be de-proscribed.  This application will, of course, be a matter primarily for the Northern Ireland Office and the Secretary of State, not the Home […]

NEWS: Kelly’s own account contradicts his claim he left the IRA 

   Convicted IRA bomber Gerry Kelly today told the BBC Talk Back program that an individual being sentenced to prison was no longer a member of the IRA.  In this context the Sinn Fein MLA stated he left the IRA when he went into prison.  Despite this Mr Kelly’s own account of the Maze escape […]

NEWS: PPS intervene to withdraw charges against republican rioter 

NEWS: PPS intervene to withdraw charges against republican rioter 

A republican arrested and charged after rioting in the Markets area of Belfast has had all charges withdrawn, after an intervention by the Public Prosecution Service.    Gerard McEvoy had been charged with riotous assembly, throwing a petrol bomb and aggravated taking and driving away on 7 August 2017.  A PPS representative intervened to withdraw […]

NEWS: Omagh bomb- Fulton’s handler should come clean on ‘warning’

19 years on from the Omagh bombing, numerous questions remain unanswered. The Government has been less than forthcoming with answers and instead have used the court process to restrict information in relation to informants involved in the atrocity becoming public. The murderous attack, masterminded by a breakaway faction of the South Armagh/North Louth IRA controlled […]

NEWS: Unionist Voice highlights Sinn Fein’s continuing links to the IRA Army Council

NEWS: Unionist Voice highlights Sinn Fein’s continuing links to the IRA Army Council

Unionist Voice explores the continuing links between Sinn Fein and the still active IRA. Sinn Fein this week held a meeting with the PSNI Chief Constable, in which they claimed to have raised the issue of the activities of loyalist organisations. Many Unionist’s will view this as the height of hypocrisy given Sinn Fein’s inextricable […]

NEWS: Omagh bomb families to sue PSNI over investigation into 1998 atrocity

NEWS: Omagh bomb families to sue PSNI over investigation into 1998 atrocity

Relatives of the Omagh bomb victims are suing PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton in relation to allegations that failures in the police investigation led to the perpetrators escaping justice. There has been allegations that security force informants were part of the bombing team and a failure to share information internally between the security services led […]

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