I read a post on Facebook today by one of the leaders of the original Civil Rights Movement – Eamonn McCann MLA. The post was intended to highlight discrimination against Eamonn and his People Before Profit colleague Gerry Carroll by the Assembly Speaker. Both Assembly members were refused speaking rights on a motion on of all things Transparency & Accountability.
You know your doing something right when the system is afraid to let you speak, but I couldn’t help but wonder what sanction they could impose if you refused to be silenced. A few days out of the chamber or better still an apology, because at least with an apology you would have the opportunity to explain why. Just a thought that stems from the old civil disobedience days.
Eamonns article however went on to explain that he had wanted to raise the issue of the continued destruction of the…
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