An artist’s impression of the defendants and prison officers in the dock
The verdicts are being delivered in the UVF supergrass trial in Belfast.
Neil Pollock, 36, of Fortwilliam Gardens in Belfast, has been convicted of possessing items intended for terrorism.
The trial, which ended last month after 71 days, was one of the longest and most expensive in Northern Ireland’s legal history.
It relied on the evidence of so-called supergrasses, Robert and Ian Stewart.
The BBC’s Ireland Correspondent, Mark Simpson, said about 200 people were in the courtroom on Wednesday, including armed police.
It is understood the judgement is about 123 pages long, but the judge is reading out an abbreviated version.
The first verdict was tweeted from court, but then the judge banned reporters from using Twitter.
Thirteen men had been charged with more than 30 offences including the murder of rival loyalist Tommy English, kidnapping, and UVF membership.
They include the alleged former UVF leader in north Belfast Mark Haddock.
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- Mark Haddock (43), Maghaberry Prison
- David Miller (40), Upritchard Court, Bangor
- John Bond (45), Essex Court, Carrickfergus
- Darren Stuart Moore (42), Mount Vernon Park, Belfast
- Alexander Thomas Wood (35), Milewater Way, Newtownabbey
- Jason Loughlin (36), Bryson Court, Newtownabbey
- Ronald Trevor Bowe (35), Ross House, Belfast
- Samuel Jason Higgins (36), The Meadow, Antrim
- Neil Pollock (36), Fortwilliam Gardens, Belfast
- David Samuel McCrum (32), Beechgrove Drive, Newtownabbey
- William Hinds (47), Ballycraigy Gardens, Newtownabbey
- Mark Thompson (37), Ballyvesey Green, Newtownabbey
- Phillip Laffin (34), Bridge Street, Antrim
Accused of Mr English’s murder along with Mark Haddock are David Miller, 40; Alex Wood, 35; John Bond, 45; Darren Moore, 42; Ronald Bowe, 35; Samuel Higgins, 36; Jason Loughlin, 36, and Philip Laffin, 34.
They also face other charges including UVF membership, wounding, possessing guns and hijacking.
The others who deny offences such as assisting offenders and perverting justice are William Hinds, 47, David McCrum, 32, and Mark Thompson, 37.
The trial began last September.
Much of it has been taken up by the testimonies of Robert and Ian Stewart.
They have admitted UVF membership, and already served more than three years for their part in the murder of Mr English on Halloween night 2000.
The Ulster Defence Association member was shot dead in front of his wife and children at his home on the Ballyduff estate at the height of a loyalist feud between the UVF and UDA.
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