Brexit 'deception' may have contributed to rioting, says NI's justice minister
Guardian, 08 Apr 2021
Northern Ireland justice minister, Naomi Long of the Alliance party, said 'dishonesty' over Brexit had fuelled resentment but absolutely condemned the violence and rioting that has been taking place in the region for more than a week.
Arlene Foster, the first minister and Democratic Unionist party (DUP) leader condemned the violence as unjustified and unjustifiable after seven officers were injured on Wednesday night
In the oyalist Shankill Road area some rioters hurled petrol bombs and rocks and sent a burning, empty bus careering down the street. Kevin Scott, a Belfast Telegraph photographer, was assaulted and his camera smashed
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