Politics

Politics

NEWS: Kate Hoey MP challenges Chief Constable on one sided seizure of UVF memorabilia

Prominent MP Kate Hoey, who was once a member of Tony Blair’s Government, has this morning challenged PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton in relation to the seizure of historical and conflict related UVF memorabilia, which it has been suggested is not actually a criminal offence under the Terrorism Act. Ms Hoey quizzed the Chief Constable […]

OPINION: Pan-nationalist hate campaign being waged against Unionism in South Belfast

The recent controversy in south/east Belfast has once again highlighted the overtly political agenda driving the ‘progressive’ pan-nationalist coalition’s attacks on Unionism in that area. South Belfast is one of the most hotly contested Westminster seats and on this occasion it was won by a Unionist, Emma Little-Pengelly. Sinn Fein, the SDLP and Alliance see […]

NEWS: Sinn Fein demands sectarian ghetto at Sirocco site in East Belfast 

Sinn Fein has controversially sought to create a nationalist ghetto at the Sirocco site with a sectarian campaign to ‘demand’ housing.        The Sinn Fein ‘demand’ is politically motivated, designed to create another nationalist ghetto and interface in the east Belfast area.  The overall strategy of the sectarian Sinn Fein demand for nationalist only […]

NEWS: EBCI secures removal of commemorative flags after discussions with DUP MP 

The East Belfast Community Initiative has held positive discussions with local MP Emma Little-Pengelly in relation to the issues arising in Cantrell close, including the threats made to elderly loyalist community workers.     In these discussions Emma re-iterated her strong desire to de-escalate tensions relating to the Cantrell close situation.  As a result of these […]

NEWS: Humiliated Sinn Fein retract bogus UVF threat allegation 

Sinn Fein’s Gerry Kelly has moved away from the earlier party position which stated as fact that the UVF was behind threats in a shared housing development in south/east Belfast.     The East Belfast Community Initiative, which mediates on behalf of ex combatants linked to east Belfast UVF, categorically dismissed the allegations of UVF involvement […]

Opinion: IFA meddling in politics by tearing down the flag and suppressing the national anthem

Tuesday night’s decision to tear down the national flag and abandon the national anthem before the Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland international ladies game is the latest in a long line of IFA attempts to embrace the overtly political ‘parity of esteem’ principle. Football should always be open to all and be non-political. It […]

NEWS: Anti-Unionist culture ‘rally’ organiser exposed as arms length Sinn Fein activist 

On Thursday’s BBC Talk Back program Dominica McGowan was in the studio raising the issue of British flags within South Belfast.     Ms McGowan was instrumental in organising a ‘shared space’ anti-culture rally which claimed at the time to be non-political and simply a gathering of concerned residents.  Many Unionists warned at the time that […]