Statement from Republican Prisoners Roe 4 Maghaberry 28/08/15

Statement from Republican Prisoners Roe 4 Maghaberry 28/08/15

Republican Political Prisoners, Roe 4, Maghaberry recently highlighted our refusal to accept the Jail lunchtime and evening meals as a response to the Jails refusal to allow us to use our kitchen facilities in a dignified manner. As a direct result of this protest Republican Prisoner, Dee Harkin, who suffers from diabetes, collapsed on the

IRPWA Calls For Support For Republican Prisoner’ Solidarity Camp 27/08/15

IRPWA Calls For Support For Republican Prisoner’ Solidarity Camp 27/08/15

The IRPWA are pleased to acknowledge receipt of the Anti Internment League’s official invitation to join with them and others at the 24 hour Republican Prisoner Solidarity Camp at the old Andersonstown Barracks site on Friday 28th August, beginning at 6pm. The IRPWA representatives on the Anti Internment League have been working diligently along side

Statement Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 23/08/15

Statement Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 23/08/15

Republican Political Prisoners Roe 4 have taken the decision to refuse both the jail lunchtime and evening meals until such time as the jail allows us to use our eating and kitchen facility in a humane and dignified manner. Both meals on Friday and Saturday were refused by all Roe 4 Prisoners, this included prisoners with illnesses including diabetes.

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 20/08/15

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 20/08/15

Republican Political Prisoners, Roe 4, wish to highlight the recent regressive and provocative actions of the Jail Administration; further tightening controlled movement and restricting our already limited space.  A small hatch which Republican Political Prisoners were using as a means of receiving food and for ventilation has been closed, further confining us to a tiny

IRPWA spokesperson Mandy Duffy challenge’s Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness to debate Prisoner Issues

IRPWA spokesperson Mandy Duffy challenge’s Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness to debate Prisoner Issues

Earlier this week Mandy Duffy spokesperson for the IRPWA was interviewed on radio free Eireann New York. During the interview Mandy discusses the Anti Internment March, Control Movement, Forced Strip Searching, The Isolation of Republican Prisoners, The Censoring of Republicans, Extreme Bail Conditions and goes on to challenge Martin McGuinness of Sinn Féin to share

Call For Mobilisation Following The Latest Attacks On Prisoners

Call For Mobilisation Following The Latest Attacks On Prisoners

The Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association call for a mobilisation from within our communities to highlight the ongoing torture of Republican Prisoners in Maghaberry following the most recent attacks on prisoners. Recently, with the help of others, we have successfully elevated the ongoing issues in Maghaberry onto the public arena. The response from the British

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 12/08/15

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 12/08/15

The Maghaberry Jail Administration has sought to further tighten the screw on Republican Political Prisoners.  In spite of its commitment to treat Republican Roe House as a single space it is now attempting to forcibly divide Republican Prisoners from each other. On 10th August 2015, Security Officer, John Moore, under the direction of Security Governors

Statement – Republican Prisoners Encourage Support For Anti-Internment March

Statement – Republican Prisoners Encourage Support For Anti-Internment March

Republican Political Prisoners, Roe 4, Maghaberry Jail, welcome the efforts of all those responsible for elevating our struggle on to the main stage of political debate. The annual 9th August Anti-Internment League rally does not organise itself. It has taken years of hard determined effort to arrive at where it is today. Only 10 years

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 04/08/15

Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners Maghaberry 04/08/15

British Government to extend its Isolation Policy. During a meeting with David Ford’s Assessment Team today, 4/8/15, it was made clear to Republican Prisoners that the British Government, through its NIO permanent secretary Jonathan Stephens, intends to extend its criminalisation and isolation policy. Instead of resolving the isolation issue as requested by David Ford’s Assessment

Anti-Internment March 2015

Anti-Internment March 2015

The Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Association fully endorses the decision taken by the Anti-Internment League to proceed with the march from Ardoyne Avenue to Dunville Park as planned. The decision by the British appointed Parades Commission to impose a time restriction on the march, which forces a clash with the Ballymurphy Massacre parade, can only