2018-12-17

The 1981 Hunger Strikes Controversy & Ruairí Ó Brádaigh

bobbysands.jpgNewly released British Government Papers reignited the debate on the 1981 Hunger Strikes in the H-Blocks of HMP Maze/Long Kesh. This debate started a few years ago with Richard O’Rawe’s publication of Blanketmen. [Mehr lesen…]

dieterreinisch - 18:42 @ History, Irish Republicanism, Prisons | Add a comment

Coalisland 2016: A Blow Against Normalisation

coalisland_11-1.jpgThis year marks the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland. Over Easter, hundreds of commemorations were held throughout the island. [Mehr lesen…]

dieterreinisch - 18:32 @ Ireland, Irish Republicanism | Add a comment

Europe’s forgotten prisoners

aBogside_20091.jpgAlthough the Northern Irish Troubles are internationally recognised as a settled conflict, there are currently more than one hundred Republican prisoners held in prisons on the Irish isle. A complete black-out by international media outlets makes them Europe’s forgotten prisoners.
 
A Malaysian born Irish Republican prisoners who has served his minimum five-year term has lost his legal challenge to being kept in prison. [Mehr lesen…]

dieterreinisch - 18:21 @ Ireland, Irish Republicanism, Prisons | Add a comment

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