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# sectarian - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Sinn Féin calls on BBC to apologise after aired clip appears to show fans singing 'f*** the Pope'
# Sweet Caroline
# Sweet Caroline

Sinn Féin calls on BBC to apologise after aired clip appears to show fans singing 'f*** the Pope'

Aug 12th 2021, 7:59 PM 68,734 Views 82 Comments

BBC Northern Ireland has said it was “confident” there was no swearing on the programme, but would not air the clip again.

# sectarian - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history
# Divided Society
# Divided Society

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

Sep 17th 2017, 9:30 AM 9,196 Views 39 Comments

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

# sectarian - Monday 23 May, 2016

Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon
# Belfast
# Belfast

Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon

May 23rd 2016, 9:55 AM 17,316 Views 16 Comments

Police are treating the incident as a sectarian hate crime.

# sectarian - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Two men charged over sectarian murder of Paul McCauley
# Derry
# Derry

Two men charged over sectarian murder of Paul McCauley

Apr 7th 2016, 7:52 PM 21,345 Views 25 Comments

The man’s injuries left him in a vegetative state for nine years before his death last year.

# sectarian - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry

Dec 15th 2015, 3:06 PM 9,139 Views 20 Comments

Police are treating the incidents as hate crimes.

# sectarian - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Man left in vegetative state dies nine years after vicious attack
# Tragic
# Tragic

Man left in vegetative state dies nine years after vicious attack

Jun 7th 2015, 9:25 AM 28,136 Views 29 Comments

Police have now launched a murder investigation into Paul McCauley’s death.

# sectarian - Monday 2 March, 2015

Mother of 'Kill All Taigs' facepaint girl will not be prosecuted
# In The Clear
# In The Clear

Mother of 'Kill All Taigs' facepaint girl will not be prosecuted

Mar 2nd 2015, 4:01 PM 20,966 Views 39 Comments

Prosecuters were not able to prove who posted the photo on Facebook.

# sectarian - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches
# Hate Crimes
# Hate Crimes

Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches

Aug 16th 2014, 4:43 PM 11,064 Views 14 Comments

The PSNI says it is investigating whether the two attacks are linked.

# sectarian - Friday 4 July, 2014

PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting

Jul 4th 2014, 3:32 PM 5,692 Views 30 Comments

No one was injured in the incident which took place around 3am.

# sectarian - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks

May 27th 2014, 10:29 AM 19,567 Views 172 Comments

TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.

# sectarian - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

Sep 7th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,062 Views 35 Comments

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# sectarian - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques
# Iraq
# Iraq

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques

May 20th 2013, 8:00 PM 2,756 Views 17 Comments

Two deadly bombings at places of worship in Baghdad today mark the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shiite areas.

# sectarian - Friday 26 April, 2013

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq

Apr 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 3,503 Views 28 Comments

Sectarian violence erupted three days ago when demonstrations were held in Sunni areas over their treatment by the Shiite-majority authorities.

# sectarian - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

School blaze in Myanmar kills 13 students
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

School blaze in Myanmar kills 13 students

Apr 2nd 2013, 8:12 AM 3,073 Views 4 Comments

Religious tensions are running high in the country, despite police assurances that the blaze was accidental.

# sectarian - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Football the loser on a 'sad night' as PSNI clash with Shamrock Rovers fans
# Clash Of The Day
From The42
# Clash Of The Day

Football the loser on a 'sad night' as PSNI clash with Shamrock Rovers fans

Mar 12th 2013, 10:05 AM 13,102 Views 47 Comments

An SDLP politician has called on the authorities to charge any supporters that engaged in violence or sectarian chanting.

# sectarian - Monday 4 February, 2013

Man arrested in relation to 1976 murder of father-of-two
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Man arrested in relation to 1976 murder of father-of-two

Feb 4th 2013, 10:12 AM 5,738 Views 0 Comments

Paul McNally was 26 when he was shot in Belfast in what police believe was a random sectarian attack.

# sectarian - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?

Aug 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 112 Views 65 Comments

The violence during parades in Belfast last weekend have David McCann pondering the need for Unionism to appeal to Catholics as well as Protestants.

# sectarian - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Jun 13th 2012, 9:05 AM 571 Views 0 Comments

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

# sectarian - Monday 4 June, 2012

PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts

Jun 4th 2012, 2:08 PM 3,606 Views 2 Comments

PSNI officers in West Belfast have said they have taken down illegal posts from the social networking site with a view to prosecution.

# sectarian - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Two men fined for posting anti-Catholic messages on Facebook
# Sectarian
# Sectarian

Two men fined for posting anti-Catholic messages on Facebook

Apr 14th 2012, 1:39 PM 5,428 Views 50 Comments

The crimes were reported by Sinn Féin Assembly Member Daithí McKay.

# sectarian - Thursday 5 January, 2012

At least 24 killed in Baghdad explosions
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 24 killed in Baghdad explosions

Jan 5th 2012, 9:34 AM 448 Views 1 Comment

The bombings come amid increasing sectarian tensions following the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq.

# sectarian - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain
# Armband
From The42
# Armband

Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain

Aug 10th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,241 Views 0 Comments

For the first time in 125 years, Linfield FC will be led out by a Catholic captain.

# sectarian - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Ardoyne footballers stabbed and beaten 'by loyalist mob'
# Attack
# Attack

Ardoyne footballers stabbed and beaten 'by loyalist mob'

Jul 14th 2011, 8:13 AM 1,017 Views 7 Comments

Players attacked on way home from trip to Louth – they had arranged the day out to avoid trouble surrounding the Orange Order march in Belfast.

# sectarian - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Shot photographer Niall "hopes to make full recovery"
# Belfast
# Belfast

Shot photographer Niall "hopes to make full recovery"

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:38 PM 3,486 Views 4 Comments

“Shocking” attack on press photographer Niall Carson during Belfast riots is condemned, as TheJournal.ie pays tribute to his work.

# sectarian - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

# sectarian - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Student arrested after dressing as Postman Pat and addressing a package to Celtic boss
# Neil Lennon
# Neil Lennon

Student arrested after dressing as Postman Pat and addressing a package to Celtic boss

May 21st 2011, 2:21 PM 1,821 Views 0 Comments

A Facebook photo which depicts the student in fancy dress holding a package sparked complaints to police. Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been targeted by parcel bombs in the past.

# sectarian - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Six top opposition activists arrested in Bahrain
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Six top opposition activists arrested in Bahrain

Mar 17th 2011, 10:44 AM 440 Views 0 Comments

As the struggle in Bahrain continues, the Sunni monarchy uses everything at its disposal to retain power – while Shias are hoping their overwhelming population advantage will bring the leadership to its knees.