Unrest Continues In Belfast


Police in riot gear stand guard as loyalist demonstrators march... News PhotoBelfast,British Flag,City,Conflict,Control,County Antrim,Day,Decisions,Guarding,Horizontal,Loyalty,Northern Ireland,Police Force,Protest,Protestor,Riot,UK,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPolice in riot gear stand guard as loyalist demonstrators march outside Belfast City Hall in protest over Belfast city council's decision to restrict the number of days the British Union Flag can be flown over the city hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland on January 5, 2013. Nine officers were injured and 18 people arrested in fresh violence overnight on the streets of Belfast, police said. Tensions have risen in the British province since councillors voted on December 3, 2012 to limit the number of days the Union flag can fly over the City Hall to 17, outraging loyalists who believe Northern Ireland should retain strong links to Britain. AFP PHOTO / PETER MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)