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Oldpark Massacre: Son of victim remembers ‘horror’ after UDA gun and grenade attack

THE son of a man murdered in the Oldpark bookies massacre has spoken for the first time of the “complete horror” of the scene in the aftermath of the UDA attack that took place 25 years ago on November 14 1992. Pat Burns, who now works in the same building where his father Francis was […]

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Family seeks papers on 1993 UFF murder

THE son of a Newington man murdered by the UFF in a sectarian killing is to go to the High Court to try and obtain documents from the PSNI on his father’s killing. Patrick McMahon was 23 when he was gunned down as he returned home from work in October 1993. The killer opend fire […]

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End this culture of hate

Personally I do not care if there are one million Orange Order parades a year, I do not like any parades even if they are republican. They cause lots of disruption and also they are very tribal and if we want a united society we need to do some sort of joint parades or no […]

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Flags tarnish move on mural

A loyalist area of South Belfast has come in for criticism for the flying of paramilitary flags despite a separate move to paint over a highly contentious mural in the area this week. South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has called for immediate action in removing UVF and UDA flags flying from private houses in Sandy Row just as the area also received positive attention for painting over an infamous UFF mural on the edge of the loyalist stronghold.

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Son dismisses UDA chief’s comments

The son of one of the victims of the Sean Graham bookmakers’ massacre has said the leader of the UDA/UFF did not tell the people of the Lower Ormeau “anything new” when he recently stated the five killed were innocent.

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Amnesty for killers would take away families’ hope says widow

The widow of a South Belfast man murdered by the UFF has said an amnesty for Troubles killers would “take away that bit of hope” she has that her late husband’s killers will be brought to justice.

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