What is the conflict in Northern Ireland 2021?

What is the conflict in Northern Ireland 2021?

A series of riots in loyalist areas of Northern Ireland began in Waterside, Derry, on 30 March 2021. After four nights of rioting in Derry, disturbances spread to south Belfast on 2 April, where a loyalist protest developed into a riot involving iron bars, bricks, masonry and petrol bombs.

What are the protests in Belfast about?

Warnings have been issued by police after thousands of people gathered in west Belfast to protest over the Northern Ireland protocol. In Belfast, Ch Insp Darren Fox said police were in attendance and a number of warnings were issued. …

When did the riots in Belfast start?

1969 Northern Ireland riots
Date 12–16 August 1969 (5 days)
Location Mainly Derry, Belfast, Newry, Armagh, Crossmaglen, Dungannon, Coalisland, Dungiven
Methods Demonstrations, rioting, house burnings, gun battles
Resulted in 150+ homes destroyed 1,820 families evacuated British Army deployed Peace lines built

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How many police officers were injured in the Northern Ireland riots?

It comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Londonderry on Friday night. Fifteen officers were injured in Belfast after coming under attack while policing a small protest in the loyalist Sandy Row area of the city. There were up to 300 people of all ages on the streets.

What is the Police Federation for Northern Ireland calling for?

The Police Federation for Northern Ireland has called for an end of the violence, saying people destroying their own communities is “not the way to protest or vent”. It comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Londonderry on Friday night.

What is the Northern Ireland Protocol and why is it controversial?

Tension over the UK-EU Brexit deal’s Northern Ireland Protocol, the establishment of a border in the Irish Sea, has been simmering in the loyalist community for months. But this week’s decision by public prosecutors not to charge anyone with alleged breaches of COVID regulations at an IRA funeral sparked Unionist outrage.

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How old are the teenagers who attacked police officers in Northern Ireland?

Three teenagers, aged 17, 14 and 13, are due to appear at Belfast Youth Court on the same date. Another 12 officers were hurt in Derry after being targeted by mainly young people.