drive-by planet: Union flag riots in N. Ireland: ‘no surrender’ politics of loyalist hardliners

Over the past few weeks communities in N. Ireland have been hit by rioting instigated by a minority of hardline loyalists who have been protesting restrictions on the flying of the union flag at Belfast City Hall. Recently the rioting took on a more sectarian aspect. Loyalist rioters targeted the Short Strand neighborhood in Belfast. ...

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