Statement from Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 26/02/15.

Statement from Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 26/02/15.

Further Fuelling of Conflict Major structural changes to the Republican landings were heralded by the Jail Administration and Sue McAllister as being part of the stock-take and “that these structural improvements have been implemented to allow easier access for prisoners into their communal areas and they are intended to assist prisoner movement”.  In direct contradiction

Supporters of Republican Political Prisoners haven’t gone away, you know!

Supporters of Republican Political Prisoners haven’t gone away, you know!

  Immediately upon learning of the assaults against Republican Political Prisoners in Maghaberry, IRPWA activists and supporters took to the streets. Initially, and within hours, several hundred people marched on Maghaberry Prison. At the gates of Maghaberry gaol IRPWA activists Mandy Duffy and Dee Fennell spoke to those who had travelled to show solidarity with

Statement from Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 06/02/15

Statement from Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 06/02/15

Republican Prisoners Brutalised Republican Political Prisoners wish to set the record straight regarding recent events on the Republican Wing.  On Monday 2nd February at approximately 10.30am an alarm was hit by Jail Staff outside of Roe 4 which resulted in the Republican Wing being totally shut down.  When this alarm sounded several prisoners were on

Statement From Republican Prisoners PortLaoise – Solidarity Protest

Statement From Republican Prisoners PortLaoise – Solidarity Protest

Portlaoise Republican Political Prisoners on E3/E4 landings are currently this evening refusing to obey “Lock Up” in solidarity with our comrades in Maghaberry jail. This protest is designed not to cause conflict or confrontation in Portlaoise jail but to draw attention to the deplorable conditions and brutality endured by our comrades in Maghaberry jail and

Statement From Republican Prisoners PortLaoise 04/02/15

Statement From Republican Prisoners PortLaoise 04/02/15

The Republican Prisoners on E3/E4 Portlaoise Jail, send solidarity greeting to our comrades in Roe House, Maghaberry jail. We salute your fortitude and restraint in the face of an ongoing attempt to break your spirit of resistance The agreement of August 2010 sought to put an end to the barbaric and degrading practice of strip

Timeline of events leading up to and following the assault on Republican Political Prisoners

Timeline of events leading up to and following the assault on Republican Political Prisoners

UPDATE: 10.21 AM – MONDAY 02/02/2015 Roe House remains in turmoil today with reports to IRPWA that an unprecedented number of prison officers were drafted on to the wings yesterday. These screws are hell bent on creating conflict and began by verbally abusing Republican Prisoners; shouting vile degrading comments to individual prisoners about their wives

Bloody Sunday 2015 – IRPWA march in Derry

Bloody Sunday 2015 – IRPWA march in Derry

The Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association took to the streets of Derry in solidarity with the families of the Bloody Sunday victims and to highlight the ongoing torture of Republican Prisoners in Maghaberry. Members and supporters carried placards highlighting the issues affecting Republican Prisoners and distributed leaflets which briefly outlined the issues of Controlled Movement;