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Racist attack in Alexander Park in Armagh

6 October, 2004


Sinn Féin Newry Armagh MLA Pat O Rawe has said that the news of a further racist attack in the Alexander Park area of Armagh was very disturbing and called for a united stand against racism and racist attacks.

The former Mayor of Armagh, Ms O'Rawe said:

"This racist attack in the Alexander Park area of Armagh is very disturbing.

"It is time that the community and their elected representatives in one cohesive and united voice stood together against the scourge of racism.

"These incidents require outright condemnation. Throughout the Six Counties there is an upsurge in racial, sectarian and homophobic attacks. There can be no diluted or mixed messages, we must all work together to tackle racism, sectarianism and homophobic violence and prejudice." ENDS

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