unionists told to “get out of the way”

DUP East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell says a nationalist leader telling unionists to “get out of the way” is what the IRA physically did to unionists on the West Bank fifty years ago.

By Gregory Campbell MP

East Londonderry

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Mr Campbell said,

“This is appalling and inappropriate given that thousands of Unionists fled their homes in Londonderry 50 years ago and Colum Eastwood on the same location tells us to ‘get out of the way” he’s bound to be aware about the ground on which he stands when he makes such insensitive comments.

I was the generation of unionists where neighbours were forced from homes just because they were Protestant.

Colum should be more aware of his history indeed his party should at long last speak up and recognise that the SDLP and Sinn Fein were silent as many Protestants were physically forced to “get out of the way”.

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