Union flag protest held at Belfast City Hall

Monday 21 January 2013 13.28
Peaceful rally held by loyalists outside Belfast City Hall
Peaceful rally held by loyalists outside Belfast City Hall

Several hundred loyalist protesters have taken part in a demonstration outside Belfast City Hall over the Union flag controversy.

The protesters were addressed by a number of speakers, including loyalist activist William Frazer.

The main road outside the City Hall was blocked for time during the protest.

A large number of PSNI riot police were on standby nearby but the rally passed off without incident and the crowd dispersed peacefully.

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