Tarred, feathered and tied to a lamppost: Justice for a drug dealer on the streets of Ulster
merrie | August 30, 2007 at 10:22 pmby
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Tied to a lamppost, he stands with his head and upper body covered in tar and feathers. A makeshift placard hung around his neck with a piece of string announces the reason for his treatment.
It is a very public humiliation, and a medieval one. Almost ten years since Northern Ireland's Troubles officially ended, this remains the crude face of justice on the streets of south Belfast.
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