24/04/2018

Racist Graffiti Reported In South Belfast

Graffiti depicting a hooded figure below the letters 'KKK' has appeared on a door in south Belfast.

The graffiti was discovered just off the London Road in the Ravenhill area, less than a month after so-called "Islamophobic" leaflets were distributed in the area.
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Green Party representative for Lisnasharragh, Brian Smyth, shared an image of the graffiti to Twitter and reported it to Belfast City Council, who are understood to have tasked officers with removing it.

Mr Smyth said: "Racist graffiti just off the Ravenhill Rd, I've reported it to Belfast City Council in order for it to be removed immediately.

"I can't get into the mind set of whoever painted it, but it's intended to intimidate. Keep an eye out and support your neighbours. This city is for all."

(MH/LM)

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