In N. Ireland, Police Hope To Avert Future Riots
by: Philip Reeves, NPR, June 22, 2011 2:06:00 pm
Belfast boiled over in a second night of sectarian violence, with youth hurling bricks, bottles and gasoline bombs. The unrest centered in Short Strand, a small Catholic community in a predominantly Protestant area of east Belfast. Police said about 400 people were involved. Violence tends to flare up before July 12, a divisive sectarian holiday.