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category down | miscellaneous | news report author Friday August 31, 2007 18:12author by Butcher's Apron Report this post to the editors

Injured young man recovering- anti-sectarian community applauds

A young member of Ógra Sinn Féin last Saturday night noticed that a building was flying a Union Flag in Newcastle, County Down Ireland.

This "butcher's apron" flag is of course offensive to many Irish people, and since the building belonged to the avowedly sectarian "Orange Order" the young man decided that the best way to peacefully protest was to scale the building and remove the offending symbol.

Sadly, after removing the flag, the young ÓSF member lost his footing and fell from the roof, injuring his arm. He has received medical treatment and is recovering.

original designs for "Union Flag"
original designs for "Union Flag"

Since the "Orange Order" is a sectarian organisation, and the protest was entirely peaceful, many people have applauded the young man's actions and wish him a speedy recovery.

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   if an orange guy removed a starry plough..?     other way    Fri Aug 31, 2007 19:12 
   Up on the roof     Willy N    Fri Aug 31, 2007 19:35 
   Ring the Peelers     Bulb    Sat Sep 01, 2007 14:57 
   If you don't like Sectarianism - protest against it!     SW    Sat Sep 01, 2007 15:19 
   Don't like Sectarianism ? Dont support the Shinners     Mike    Sat Sep 01, 2007 16:06 
   $inn Fein are sad, SW     Patrick Henry    Sat Sep 01, 2007 16:47 
   Pathetic     SW    Sat Sep 01, 2007 21:21 
   what?     Tomás Ó    Sun Sep 02, 2007 02:39 
   what he achieved     rooster    Sun Sep 02, 2007 08:28 
 10   Cheap Shot     Bulb    Sun Sep 02, 2007 09:41 
 11   OSF     cop-on    Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:08 
 12   Silence from SF...     radicaljonny    Sun Sep 02, 2007 13:39 
 13   Freedom of speech anyone ?     Mike    Sun Sep 02, 2007 14:33 
 14   sinn fein's press release from 2 days before OSF member commits sectarian attack     Tomás Ó    Sun Sep 02, 2007 14:36 
 15   Sectarian     curious george    Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:46 
 16   Ógra Sinn Féin member is injured while engaged in anti-sectarian protes     mourneman    Mon Sep 10, 2007 14:50 
 17   Thank you     Member    Fri Oct 19, 2007 04:15 
 18   Party Reaction?     oneill    Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:50 
 19   Re: Member of OSF     Confused    Wed May 07, 2008 12:57 


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