JUST A LITTLE REMINDER FOLKS: *Reminder folks, Christine Connor Birthday on Friday so If you wish to send a Birthday card and let Christine know that we all support her in her struggle with sectarian screws and the system.
Christine was dealt a hard blow and should never had received the sentence that she got so please support her by sending a card and a letter to let her know how much support she has and her fight is our fight. GRMA
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Internment without Trial 2017-No Charges -No Trial -No Justice !
Lorraine Taylor, wife of Tony Taylor issues an emotional appeal. A protest was held at Free Derry Corner this evening over the continued imprisonment of Tony Taylor.
Mr Taylor was returned to prison in March 2016, on the instructions of the then Secretary of State Theresa Villiers.
He has remained in prison but has not been charged with any offence.
A two-day hearing took place in Belfast last week to decide whether or not the father-of-three should be released from prison.
However, his release was refused.
In March 2016, the Northern Ireland Office (NIO) said Mr Taylor’s licence was revoked by the Parole Commission because of the risk he posed to the public.
He was sentenced to 18 years in prison in 1994 after he was seriously injured in a premature explosion in Derry.
The Provisional IRA inmate was released under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement.
In 2011, he was then sentenced to three years behind bars for possession of a rifle in a case that made history by using covert surveillance evidence gathered by a drone.
The 48-year-old is currently detained at Maghaberry Prison.
However, concerns have been raised by those campaigning for Mr Taylor’s release that his legal team were excluded from hearing evidence against him, which was heard in a closed session.
At the protest at Free Derry Corner this evening, Mr Taylor’s wife, Lorraine, wept as she spoke about the impact that his imprisonment is having on her family.
Mrs Taylor appealed for people to continue to support the campaign to have her husband released.
Among other speakers at the event were Sinn Fein councillor Paul Fleming and Gary Donnelly, an independent councillor on Derry City and Strabane District Council.
438 DAY’S INTERNED WITHOUT TRIAL IN A BRITISH PRISON. THERESA MAY WILL TAKE AWAY ALL OUR HUMAN RIGHTS.
Thinking off Lorraine Taylor her children and the entire family circle as they await today’s decision from Tony’s hearing.
A farcical hearing where two days of testimony was given to a closed court by unaccountable British intelligence agency’s . The same discredited agency’s that use every dirty trick in the book to coerce, bully and blackmail vulnerable citizens into becoming informers then throw them to the wolves when they are no longer required or in order to save other agents. The same unaccountable agencies that gave evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq that led to millions losing their lives. All lies and an excuse in the name of greed. And yet the great and the good talk about democracy. Ruling by fooling a great British art with great Irish fools to practice on
Well people that is the hearing finally over thank god .like to thank everyone for there lovely posts and good luck messages .It meant the world I feel very blessed how supportive u all have been to Tony taylor .WE realy appreciate it all just keep the candles lit for 7 more days then it’s decision time .I will let u all know the minute we hear anything thanks again xxx http://www.freetonytaylor.com
At the hearing today Tony was kept in a holding cell while his wife and more specifically his legal representatives were prohibited from entering the court room and were ordered to wait outside while unaccountable British Intelligence officers from MI5 took a full day in closed session to submit their “evidence” against Tony.
At previous hearings held openly and behind closed doors during Tony’s 447 days of internment similar “evidence” was produced by MI5 and various other British Crown Forces personnel which was deemed to be insufficient and unsubstantiated.
Tony will again be faced with the notorious riot squad in Maghaberry tomorrow for a forced strip search, once before he leaves and again upon returning so that he can find out the summing up of his hearing, however Tony will then have to wait a further week to find out the overall decision all the while having never been charged or facing a court.
With political instability amongst the establishment parties and the reorganising & growth of grassroots Republicanism, Westminster have handed MI5 and the un-reformable RUC/PSNI a huge war chest to try their utmost best to quash our spirits but in the words of Bobby Sands, “They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn’t want to be broken”.
Junior McDaid House stands by Tony Taylor and we give our unwavering support to his wife Lorraine and their children in their quest to see their husband and father get the freedom he deserves.
Just left the Tony Taylor “hearing” where Mi5 used another full day to put their case in closed session where Tony, his wife and most importantly his legal team where excluded and had to wait outside while unaccountable British intelligence agencies gave their “evidence”. So called evidence that already was deemed insufficient to meet the test even in their own diplock court. He will be brought back tomorrow for summing up after being held all day in a court cell being denied access to his own hearing. Decision is expected in a week. Complete and utter farce. No British justice in Ireland.