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Maskey joins in condemnation of flag honouring UFF killer

16 July, 2007


Sinn Féin South Belfast MLA Alex Maskey has joined with the families and victims of the Sean Graham's bookmakers atrocity and other tragedies in calling for answers after a flag honouring a renowned loyalist and UFF killer was displayed during "Orangefest" in Belfast

He said,

"This banner honouring a loyalist killer, behind the attack on Sean Graham's bookie's and other killings, which was carried through Belfast city centre last Thursday had the potential to raise tensions and certainly was an insult to all victims of loyalist violence.

"Honouring a loyalist killer begs the question, how can this be justified? I welcome the Orange Order investigation into this matter and urge them to apologise for the hurt caused to these innocent victims. My party shall also be raising this issue with the parades commission."

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