SF alters location of Belfast parade protest

SF alters location of Belfast parade protest

Sinn Féin has announced plans to change the location of its planned protest against a British Army homecoming parade in Belfast this weekend.

The move comes amid growing concern about the possibility for violence at the Sunday parade, which is expected to attract thousands of onlookers.

Sinn Féin says it had decided to change the site of its protest to allow it to take place safely and avoid a potential clash with loyalists.

Earlier today, the British Army announced that it was cancelling a planned RAF flypast over the parade in an effort to reduce the tensions surrounding the event.

The participants will also be unarmed and there will be limits on the flying of flags and the playing of military music.


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