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Yesterday’s decision by the Parades Commission to again stop Orangemen from returning on the Twelfth evening along one of Belfast’s arterial routes has caused understandable dismay for many unionists.

The swift coordinated response of unionist leaders is an indication to all of the anger within parts of the unionist community, particularly Belfast, at this ruling.

Unlike last year, when unionist leaders strongly condemned the parades decision, this year they have come together in a broad coalition and have taken action.


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