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Republican mural, Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, North Belfast, 2001. Accusation that British government colluded with Loyalist paramilitaries, specifically the British agent Brian Nelson, in the killing of Irish Republicans. Split visage: left, Police Service of Northern Ireland headgear on skeletal face; right, UDA beret, mask and dark glasses; 'Collusion is not an illusion[.] It is state murder', '10 people from Ardoyne were murdered by weapon[s] imported by the British government from South Africa by their agent Brian Nelson in January 1988 until 1994'; 'The consignment of weapons smuggled in by Nelson… 200 AK47 rifles, 90 Browning 9mm pistols, 500 grenades, 30,000 rounds of ammunition, 1 dozen RPG7 rocket launchers and warheads'. Brian Nelson was a British agent and the intelligence chief of the UDA; he was convicted of conspiracy to murder in 1990 and sentenced to ten years in prison; released from jail, he died in 1993. Republican