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Legal action seeking to compel the Secretary of State to declare loyalist ceasefires over has no basis in law

Legal action seeking to compel the Secretary of State to declare loyalist ceasefires over has no basis in law

By Jamie Bryson Last week it was announced that an unnamed individual was to bring legal action against the Secretary of State if he refused to declare loyalist ceasefires over, and further suspend the licences of all those released under the Belfast Agreement. A solicitor for her legal firm, McIvor Farrell, said: “Loyalist paramilitary organisations […]

EXCLUSIVE: Loyalist Stacey Graham responds to vile social media trolling campaign

EXCLUSIVE: Loyalist Stacey Graham responds to vile social media trolling campaign

by Jamie Bryson Stacey Graham, a loyalist activist and community worker from the Shankill Road, has responded defiantly after the latest campaign of abuse and trolling directed against her. The vile comments came after Mrs Graham tweeted a video of her young family celebrating Rangers success outside of her home. This campaign of harassment has […]

PSNI pursuit of Rangers fans illuminates yet again blatant two-tier policing

PSNI pursuit of Rangers fans illuminates yet again blatant two-tier policing

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI Inside a mere six-days, PSNI detectives from their Criminal Investigation Branch (yes, it is that serious) have descended on the homes on a number of loyalists in pursuit of the priority investigation (this week’s Sinn Fein direction) flowing from Rangers fans gathering to celebrate the club’s 55th league title. Let us […]

Inequality under the law- The PSNI’s disregard for Human Rights

Inequality under the law- The PSNI’s disregard for Human Rights

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI In the past three weeks, the PSNI- via their paramilitary crime task force (PCTF) has carried out an incredible twenty arrests under the Terrorism Act 2000 within loyalist areas. Nineteen of these arrests have been in East Belfast, with one in the North Antrim area. All hose arrested have been released […]

EDITORIAL: Unionism/loyalism must withdraw support for the Belfast Agreement to save the Union

EDITORIAL: Unionism/loyalism must withdraw support for the Belfast Agreement to save the Union

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI  The Belfast Agreement is the underlying cause of all the problems Unionism now faces. The rot began in earnest in 1998, and has continued at pace ever since.  It breathed live into what is commonly known as the ‘peace process’, which is Belfast Agreement speak for the method of perpetual appeasement […]

The latest targeting of Nolan is another strand of a sophisticated republican campaign to control public discourse

The latest targeting of Nolan is another strand of a sophisticated republican campaign to control public discourse

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI A number of years ago Sinn Fein publicly advertised for “social media activists”. What precisely are these activists deployed to do? The answer of course is obvious; to engage in persistent social media trolling and repetition of Sinn Fein messaging. There is the ‘Shinnerbot’ social media campaigns; this is largely played […]

NEW: Open letter from all loyalist groups in Ards and North Down area

NEW: Open letter from all loyalist groups in Ards and North Down area

Open Letter We are a group which has come together in the Ards and North Down area. Our group is representative of the views of all loyalist groupings within the local area. It is a matter of deep and profound concern for those under our umbrella that an Irish Sea border, imposing an economic United […]

Treacherous amendment to the NI Act shreds the requirement for cross community consent on pernicious Protocol

Treacherous amendment to the NI Act shreds the requirement for cross community consent on pernicious Protocol

By Jamie Bryson On 10 December 2020 the Secretary of State Brandon Lewis quietly laid a piece of legislation in the form of a Statutory instrument which unilaterally amended the Belfast Agreement. The treacherous amendment- without any unionist consent- inserted Schedule 6A into the Northern Ireland Act which at paragraph 18 (5) disapplied Section 42 […]

The union-wrecking Protocol- shredding cross community consent- illuminates the ‘process’ is really about ensuring nationalist supremacy

The union-wrecking Protocol- shredding cross community consent- illuminates the ‘process’ is really about ensuring nationalist supremacy

By Jamie Bryson The Secretary of State, without a hint of shame, claimed last week that he was pro union. Of course- in keeping with the two tier Belfast Agreement- nationalists howled in outrage, lecturing us all on the requirement for the Secretary of State to be “neutral” as a “co-guarantor” of the agreement. There […]

OPINION: PSNI and Department of Justice are wrong on powers of entry

OPINION: PSNI and Department of Justice are wrong on powers of entry

By Jamie Bryson At the outset it is important to set out that legitimate debates around concerns about the PSNI abusing their powers or misinterpreting the law should not act as an encouragement to anyone to breach public health guidance or otherwise act unreasonably. Opposition to the PSNI operating unlawfully and in breach of the […]