"Our culture is being threatened." Why there is continuing Unionist street violence. Henry in Belfast Image

"Our culture is being threatened." Why there is continuing Unionist street violence. Henry in Belfast

8 April - 10 mins
Podcast Series Moncrieff Highlights

The clean up on the Shankill Road in Belfast continues after riots not seen on this scale in a long time took place in Northern Ireland. A bus was hijacked and torched, a press photographer was assaulted and scuffles at a peace wall took place. But after 8 nights why are youths as young as 13 rioting who weren't even born at the time of the Good Friday agreement? Is it disillusionment, the Brexit Border in the Irish Sea or anger that nobody was charged for breaking lockdown rules for attending senior Republican Bobby Storey's funeral?  Henry McKean reports on the streets of West Belfast.

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