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In Northern Ireland, the fear is in the air again

In Northern Ireland is a growing fear, after in the night of good Friday in riots in the town of Derry of a young journalist by masked killed is to Protect. Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US house of representatives, which had spent the day randomly with a congressional Delegation in Derry, warned on Friday of the Northern Irish Parliament building Stormont in front of a renewed Flare-up of violence.

The death of the 29-year-old Rapporteur and writer Lyra McKee triggered in the whole of Northern Ireland's dismay. Unionist Leader Arlene Foster spoke of a "heart-wrenching send message". Michelle O'neill, the Chairman of Sinn Feins in Northern Ireland, accused renegade Republicans of an "attack on all of us, on our peace process and our signing of the good Friday agreement".

Responsible for the murder of Derry members of the New should be IRA – a Northern Irish fight Association against the Belfast peace agreement of 1998, the so-called good Friday agreement that came with the participation of Sinn Feins and the original IRA. Republican dissidents have come to terms with this conclusion of peace never. You are always looking for new conflicts to foment, mostly with attacks on the – in the meantime, of course, already mixed confessional – Northern Irish police.

The latest incident came as police units searched late Thursday night, several houses in Derry district of Creggan to weapons. The police had received a note and wanted to took the weapons seizure, before she clashes with the new, which could be expected at Easter.

as soon As the police action, gathered families from the neighborhood protesters on the streets. Around 50 petrol bombs hailed on the police. Two cars went up in flames. As the masked men appeared and police officers shot, went to spectators and press people take cover. However, Lyra McKee, who was standing next to a Land Rover to the police, was hit by a bullet.

shots had in the middle worked out in the crowd

The journalist, at times, for the Protestant "Belfast Telegraph" and later by the independent and much-praised reports of the talk was, died on the way to the hospital. In her last Tweet, a few minutes before her death, she had night-captured the tumult of the image and commented: "Derry today. Absolute Madness."

An eyewitness to the incident said, the scene of the police was in action in Creggan at the time full of Curious: "Young people were there, children ran around in the street, a Teenager had gathered and then a marksman fired up the road" – in the direction of the police.

A police officer in Derry, was in the night of Friday, the journalist Lyra McKee shot. Photo: Charles McQuillan ()

to use in the Midst of such a crowd of people, a shot gun, was "a brutal, calculated and cruel act," said police Vice-President Mark Hamilton. The authors have "created a crime". For the reckless actions of the New IRA is known. It was formed eight years ago as a collective movement, the Republican dissidents, joined the Real IRA.

The Real IRA was behind the car bomb in the town of Omagh in August 1998, the year of the Peace agreement. In the case of the stop 31 people were killed and over 200 partially been severely injured. Today, the New IRA is considered to be the most important fight Federation of Republican peace opponents. It is made for the murder of a policeman and two prison guards responsible.

In January of this year, the organization let go in addition, a car bomb in front of the court of the city of Derry. Only by chance no one was hurt. Shortly before the Explosion, dozens of passers-by were walking to the vehicle over. The New IRA will also be attributed to several letter bombs that arrived this March in London and Glasgow, and fear is triggered. Recently, the police discovered a pipe bomb in the New IRA, in the County of Down.

Nancy Pelosi threatens London

The police feared new attacks over Easter. As every year, Israel held on Easter Monday in a series of Republic, including in Derry, protest marches for the commemoration of the Irish Easter uprising of 1916. Vice-police President, Hamilton appealed "to the whole population, especially on this Easter weekend, to keep calm". Who have some influence should use it, "to provide for a peaceful weekend".

"Deeply" about the recent events, Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US house of representatives, which was with a congressional Delegation in Derry and Belfast showed, in the midst of Brexit-riots underline the importance of the good Friday agreement. Pelosi made it clear that the British government could expect after the Brexit no trade agreement with the United States, if it is a threat to the peace agreement for Northern Ireland: "We need to make sure that the Brexit-the hustle and bustle, nothing happened, which threatened the good Friday agreement."

(editing Tamedia)

Created: 19.04.2019, at 19:29

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