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“The problems resurface” – RT in French

On May 3, 1921, Ireland became independent, but Northern Ireland remained British. For Emilie Berthillot, the problems of customs borders with the EU have awakened interreligious and identity tensions in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland is celebrating its 100th anniversary today. A centenary against the backdrop of interreligious tensions exacerbated by Brexit. For several weeks, the British province has returned to urban violence between Protestants and Catholics. Emilie Berthillot, doctor, lecturer in contemporary British civilization at the University of Lille, looks back on these events for RT France.



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