“Everybody in this community has been up in arms about the level of crime..”

In Londonderry two armed masked men walked into a bookmakers last night, ordered the customers to lie on the floor before shooting one of them in both legs. Meanwhile, as the IRSP and the 32 County Sovereignty Group huddle closer together, in Belfast Community Restorative Justice Ireland director, Jim Auld, has said that three members of the scheme have been threatened by dissenting republican groups. Looks like the accreditation of those schemes might not be working out as planned.. Or, as a Belfast Telegraph report put it in August, “the bid to exert control in nationalist areas in particular is continuing unabated.” [Isn’t the sight of those “well-known Republicans” a sufficient deterrent anymore? – Ed] There’s always the draft five year strategy..