Flag protest: Willie Frazer charged and Jamie Bryson arrested

Willie Frazer Willie Frazer faces charges linked to the flags protests

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Loyalist campaigner Willie Frazer has been charged with offences linked to the illegal flag protests.

Mr Frazer, 53, was arrested in Markethill on Wednesday. He faces three counts of taking part in an unnotified public procession and obstructing traffic in a public place.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Friday.

Loyalist campaigner Jamie Bryson was arrested on Thursday.

Mr Bryson, 23, was detained in Bangor, County Down. Police are questioning him on suspicion of public order offences linked to the ongoing flag protests in Belfast.

There have been protests since Belfast City Council voted on 3 December to limit the flying of the union flag from city hall.

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