The Loyalist Volunteer Force is a Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland formed in 1996 as a faction of the loyalist Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) but did not emerge publicly until 1997. The group was composed largely of UVF hardliners who had sought to prevent a political settlement with Irish nationalists in Northern Ireland by attacking Catholic politicians, civilians, and Protestant politicians who endorsed the Northern Ireland peace process.VideoVideo:Documentary looking at the life and death of leading anti-IRA Loyalist paramilitary Billy Wright - who was murdered in The Maze prison by Irish Nationalist terrorists who colluded with British security services. Billy Wright led the infamous Mid-Ulster Brigade of the Ulster Volunteer Force - who were responsible for the assassination of dozens of senior IRA and Sinn Fein terrorists. The actions of his men played a major role in the eventual defeat and surrender of the IRA in Northern Ireland.
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