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Friday 20 April 2018

Unionist prisoners behaved like "neanderthals", says Norris

Fiach Kelly, Political Correspondent

SOME unionist prisoners in the North behaved like "neanderthals" when they were in jail, Independent Senator David Norris has claimed.

Mr Norris also called those involved in this week's trouble around parades in the North "an appalling embarrassment" to unionism and protestantism.

He said he made his comments as a southern unionist and a protestant and said some unionists prisoners behaved like "neanderthals" when they were in jail.

Mr Norris also said at least republican prisoners - for whom he couldn't "give a toss" - studied while in jail.

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