Extradition of Liam Campbell is a gross violation of his human rights

The decision by the 26-County High Court to order the extradition to Lithuania of republican Liam Campbell is a gross violation of his human rights. The judgement takes no account of the dreadful human rights record of Lithuania and, as his legal team argued, the fact he would be subject to “inhuman and degrading treatment” once he is handed over to the Lithuanian authorities.
In 2019 the UN’s Committee Against Torture issued a damning report on Lithuanian prisons. In the ...

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Republican Sinn Féin Hold picket in Derry in support of Gabriel Mackle

Today once again Republican Sinn fein took to the streets of the occupied 6 counties to highlight and protest against the continued internment of Cabhair supported prisoner Gabriel Mackle and fellow Republican TonyTaylor.

The venue for today’s protest was Free Derry corner where activists from all across Ireland gathered to show their support for Gabriel. Hundreds of Leaflets with information regarding Gabriel’s internment where ...

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Statement from the Release Gabriel Mackle Commitee.

Gabriel Mackle refused access to Roe House

On November 9, 2017, Gabriel Mackle was arrested at his home, his licence revoked, and returned to Maghaberry Jail, Co Antrim two days later. Gabriel was released in August. He had committed no crime and to the best of his knowledge had not contravened the terms of his release; the probation services did not know of his re-arrest until November 13.

As a now interned Republican it was expected he would ...

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Gabriel Mackle Targeted for Isolation by Maghaberry Prison Regime

Statement by Republican Sinn Féin

26ú Samhain / November

“There has been a sinister development in the treatment of interned Republican Gabriel Mackle and the regime at Maghaberry prison is now subjecting him to treatment which is tantamount to psychological torture. The British state, not content with the internment of Gabriel have now moved to direct its staff at Maghaberry concentration camp, to degrade, humiliate and breakdown Gabriel. This is nothing new, he has faced it down before and will do so ...

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Increased hostilities in Maghaberry

Hostilities are increasing in Maghaberry Prison as ROE 4 POWs were confronted by the new SO on the landing who also happens to be a former member of the search team who was responsible for the violent restraining and sadistic strip searches against the POWs. The Prisoners reacted to this appointment with a show of defiance by playing rebel music. In reaction to this the Governor Brian Armour went onto the landing yesterday evening, demanding the music be switched off, ...

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Statement from CIRA P.O.W’s Saturday 12/09/15.

Today demonstrated yet again that the jail administration has only one agenda in Maghaberry and that is to try and break the resolve of the Republican P.O.W’s. The incident which happened this morning was a statement of intent from the jail administration to copper fasten the conflict fuelled environment within the Republican Landings.

The incident which occurred when a Republican P.O.W’s partner had to take one of her four children to the toilet, the child is 5 years of age. Upon ...

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No treatment for ill POW in Maghaberry jail

At approximately 3.00 am on Tuesday morning June 21, 2015, Republican POW Ciaran Collins became violently ill (vomiting) at the same time becoming overwhelmed and disorientated. At 10am the nurse on duty attended Ciaran in the cell and after hearing the symptoms concluded that Ciaran was suffering from some kind of virus and that he must wait it out, no doctor was sought and no examination was performed.

On Thursday morning June 23 other POWs quickly reacted and sent ...

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POWs Remember the H-block hunger strike.

In memory of the 1981 H-Block hunger strike.

‘Beannacht leat, a comradai.’ – Óglach Bobby Sands to Óglach Patsy O’Hara, May 1981.

The 1981 hunger strike was and remains to this day a painful and emotional time for Irish Republicans, and especially for us, Republican POWs, within the confines of Maghaberry jail today, where
day and daily we face down British occupation in Ireland and confront the restrictive regime imposed on Irish Republican Prisoners of War.

In tribute to our comrades, who ...

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