Jayne Dunlop said: “I was horrified to hear that people had been forced from their homes because of these disgusting attacks.
“People should have learned through our past that prejudice and aggression have no place in the community. Sectarianism and racism are linked and we must defeat both in order to create a peaceful and stable society.
“Respect must be shown to everyone in our society. Anyone with information on these despicable incidents should contact police to ensure that racism has no place to hide.”