“no one has the right to act as judge, jury and would-be executioner”

We haven’t heard about the ongoing “bid to exert control in nationalist areas in particular” for a while. The BBC reports that

Two men have been taken into an alleyway in Londonderry’s Creggan area and shot in the legs. The attack, at Central Drive, happened at about 1800 GMT on Friday. The victims were taken to hospital and both are in stable conditions. Police attempting to help the men were attacked by groups of youths throwing missiles and fireworks. One petrol bomb was also thrown.

According to SDLP MLA Pat Ramsey

“We do not operate the law of jungle here in Derry or indeed anywhere else in the North.”

The evidence would suggest otherwise. Or even otherwise…