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Commentary :: Human Rights
NIFC Statement regarding the Twelfth
12 Jul 2007
For over three centuries, the nationalist/republican community has dreaded The Twelfth as the high noon of fury. The annual terror onslaught of countless acts of intimidation including murder, burnings of homes and forced relocations (ethnic cleansings) under British rule
Cumann Na Saoirse Náisiúnta
National Irish Freedom Committee
www.irishfreedom.net/

NIFC Statement regarding the Twelfth (of July)
July 11, 2007

The Twelfth ---The Glorious Twelfth, those words continue to be a battle cry to the rabidly sectarian Loyal Orange Order (LOL) and to far too many in the Unionist/Loyalist community in the British occupied six counties of Ireland.

For over three centuries, the nationalist/republican community has dreaded The Twelfth as the high noon of fury. The annual terror onslaught of countless acts of intimidation including murder, burnings of homes and forced relocations (ethnic cleansings) under British rule

It is incredible that a self-styled civilized country, such as Britain encourages these displays of raw tribalism with their gory brutality. The excuses of promoting a religious cultural identity in the occupied six counties are reprehensible. However, British imperialism has flourished imploring such tactics. It has been seen in India, Kenya, Malaya and anywhere the British have colonized. The idea is simply: Divide and Rule.

Considering that Loyal Orange Order was the father figure and working model upon which the Klu Klux Klan was established. The decision by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington to sponsor the Loyal Orange Order this July leaves a lot to be desired. They have demonstrated a lack of wisdom and a failure to understand history.

The fact that a leading former republican is in attendance, merely states the obvious, that he and other Provisionals are slavishly attempting to shore up the British encouraged policy of normalcy, while administering British rule in the six occupied Irish counties under the guise of the Peace Process (1998).

This British orchestrated Peace Process has been modeled on the previously failed sectarian partition of Ireland that could only be maintained by state intimidation has deceived the government and the people of the United States. At the moment, while communities are being further divided by the erection of “peace walls”, the people of America are unwittingly supporting the growing sectarian division of the people in the British occupied six counties and sowing the seeds for future discord.

It is un-American to think that while the Loyal Orange Order, conceivably the father figure of all modern hate groups is welcomed to Washington, that Ruaırí Ó Brádaıgh, co author of Éire Nua (New Ireland) a non sectarian Irish authored peace plan has been denied entry to the US for over thirty years.

It has been said that The Peace Process is conflict management while Éire Nua is conflict resolution. It will be to our benefit to take a closer look at how we, the people, are being used by self a serving ally that has started many conflicts but resolved none.

Cumann Na Saoirse Náisiúnta
National Irish Freedom Committee
www.irishfreedom.net/
See also:
http://www.irishfreedom.net

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