Although they have denied there has been any threat to protestant community workers, the IRA continued to take heat from Loyalist representatives for the collection of data on key people engaged in cross community work in Belfast. It was allegations of this nature that prompted the withdrawal of the UVF from the de Chastelaine decommissioning body.
However Danny Morrison takes issue with the idea that the IRA is the only organisation targeting the opposite community, by reciting a litany of killings enacted by Loyalist paramilitaries since the signing of the Belfast Agreement.
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