Sectarian violence erupts in Northern Ireland
By Jordan Shilton; 7 September 2012 – WSWS
Sectarian violence has again flared up on the streets of Belfast.
Groups of nationalists and unionists battled over three nights with police, causing dozens of injuries, after a parade last Sunday by a Republican group ended in rioting and violent clashes provoked mainly by a unionist counter-demonstration.
The latest unrest comes in the wake of months of violence in the city, which began with Orange Order parades held on July 12. After the official Parades Commission permitted a march to proceed through a Republican-dominated area, violence erupted