- n the major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs
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- Notorious Loyalist ODs on Drugs
A notorious Loyalist leader has died after a suspected drug overdose. Former UDA leader Ihab Shoukri, 34, was found dead at a house in Belfast in the early hours of Sunday morning.
June 26, 2013 - Irish Central
- Bertie Ahern in Washington Post
It is important that we remember at this time the victims and survivors of UDA violence, an organization which carried out appalling atrocities,Ahern said, adding, "It is my enduring hope that those days are gone and that the era of...
- Alban Maginness in Forbes
The real point is that the UDA has not decommissioned a single bullet or ounce of explosives, and shows little intention of doing so. The UDA trained and nurtured Michael Stone and made him what he is,said Maginness.
- Paul Murphy in BBC News
Mr Murphy said: "I am persuaded that UDA is now prepared to go down a different road, moving away from its paramilitary past."