Sunday, 15 June 2014


In British Occupied Ireland, the practice of ‘internment by remand’ has been used consistently since the formation of the Brit Scum State, to imprison republican activists, on the basis of trumped-up and spurious charges, with little or no substantial evidence, to even substantiate such charges. Despite a nominal peace process, this judicial, prosecution, policing and political system, which now includes colluding former internees themselves, who willingly collude in supporting this unjust criminal practice of a failed scum state.

Stephen Murney, a victim of this legalized practice of collusion, between state agencies, to remove political opponents, including those who work for justice and the liberation of Irish people in a peaceful manner, such as Stephen. As demonstrated in the case of  Stephen Murney, when it comes to political opposition, to the  Orange and Green careerist politicians now part of the British establishment, internationally accepted conventions are continuously ignored within Britain’s scum state Irish colony.

Stephen’s is not unique, ordinary Irish people are being held for up to three years, to be eventually released, with charges dismissed, having served the purpose of camouflaged political internment.
Máire Drumm says, “This insidious and unjust practice, could tomorrow, be directed against any political activist, republican or otherwise." 

Cait Trainor still remembers as a child, her family home, being raided by British soldiers and her father being hauled off for questioning, she does not identify, with the lucrative mainstream media or careerist politician's narrative, that events in British Occupied Ireland are a kind of catholic emancipation exercise, instead, she sees her struggle as a republican, fighting for the removal of British Occupation.

She just spent the last four years, working on the Martin Corey release campaign. Martin Corey was imprisoned for four years without charge or trial, a continuation of the official internment era, before it was disguised by diplock courts of remand, of political activists, such as the better known recent examples of Marian Price and Martin Corey.

Cait recognizes, that like Palestine, the conflict in British Occupied Ireland, was and is mostly represented in the media, as one of balanced diametric warfare and divide, rather than one of Occupation, where a powerful entity, disregards the rights of an oppressed people, with political internment, rather than recognition of peoples right to self determination, being the norm.

It's result, is not a genuine peace process, as is claimed by opportunist, careerist, enablers of the Scum State but the oxygen of the flames of further violence and the destruction of justice, into an endless despair, where those fighting for their natural rights, become entrapped and imprisoned in an  almighty state of perpetuated 

In 1973, Martin Corey, an Irish republican, became entrapped, when with two comrades, he was involved in the vigilante patrol of his community, to protect it, against constant sectarian murder of his own people. They discovered that the local British police and army, were in fact the culprits, who went into ordinary, innocent, peaceful people's homes and wiped out whole families. Martin was forced to join the local IRA unit to protect his otherwise defenceless community. After shooting two British RUC police, Constable Raymond Wyle and Constable Robert Mc Cauley, he was handed a life sentence and served almost twenty years in prison.

He was released from the notorious Long Kesh Concentration Camp in June 1992, which housed the majority of men interned, during the internment years, and it became the place where Bobby Sands, elected member of the British Parliament, became one of the 23 IRA hunger strikers, who died protesting their Political Status  and their refusal to be categorized as criminals.

After eighteen years of freedom, he was interned again in 2010, on secret evidence, linking him to supposed traditional republican activity. No evidence was provided and his legal team were unable to examine evidence, to mount any kind of defence for whatever he was purportedly accused. It is rumored, they claimed he was a leading member of the Continuity IRA, a claim without a shred of evidence seeing the light of day or Mr. Corey and his lawyers scrutiny. 

Cait said, “Martin Corey, has consistently denied being a member of the IRA. I believe that in order to justify to the public their incarceration of a 60+ year old man without evidence, they had to throw in these allegations, so as to avoid questions, people are less willing to question arrests of this nature. His internment for 4 years without trial or charge, was and remains a case of injustice and a clear cut case of a human rights abuse. 

The Campaign for Martin’s release, reiterated time and time again, if there is any evidence, please present it. To keep someone locked up, without charge or evidence, is a severe infringement on a person’s civil liberties and right to life.”

The decision by the Parole Commissioners to eventually set him free, followed four years of intense protest, by the remaining decent native and international community, who have not yet been brainwashed by the standard terrorist narrative and kept their nature for justice and natural human empathy intact.

Martin's freedom, like others released is not guaranteed or protected, as the case of Colin Duffy and other prove. Under British lawlessness, political prisoners that are released from such sentences, are subject to a “life licence” for the rest of their lives.

According to Colin Murray, Lecturer in Law and researcher on national security law from the University of Newcastle who explained it from a technical perspective :

“This means that the UK authorities can recall such individuals to prison whenever they are considered to pose a threat to the public. In the case of Martin Corey, has recall to prison took place fully 18 years after his release in 1992, at a time of increasing threat from dissident Republicans in Northern Ireland.”

“Recall is particularly controversial as there is no need for a trial to prove any criminal wrongdoing against a released life prisoner, although in Northern Ireland the decision must be upheld by a panel of independent Parole Commissioners.”

The conditional basis of his release from prison ambiguous in that he cannot pose a risk or be deemed to be a danger to the general public which is open to a wide and variant interpretation by the governing authorities. In addition, he is not allowed to return to his native home place.

Cait highlighting the restrictive nature of his release conditions, says that ;
“Not allowing him to return to his home place is a tactic used against political dissidents during Stalinist Russia and apartheid era South Africa, the fact that he cannot speak to the media is political censorship of the most serious kind. During Martins four years internment at no time were charges brought against him, and so to put conditions on him, with his release is an exercise in intimidation by the British Government”.

She also condemned the internment process:

“The British Government, secretary of state and all those involved in the internment of Martin Corey showed contempt for human rights and were involved in a despotic policy of ruling by decree”.

As part of his release, he is not allowed to talk to the media, a denial of his right to the freedom of expression which could be challenged in the courts; it also detracts the media from finding out the facts of the case, his treatment in prison and his own personal opinions and views on his case.
Effectively he is not afforded an absolute freedom outside of prison under these conditions and he will be under constant surveillance.

His solicitor, Peter Murphy, said:

“It’s like internment all over again in the sense that he hasn’t been given the chance to defend his position. In any criminal court you can meet your accuser, you have a chance to cross-examine them, and you have a chance to defend yourself because you’re given the detail of what the allegations are against you”.

Brian Gormally, Director of the Committee of Administration of Justice in Northern Ireland:

“We are not opposed to the release of life sentence prisoners on reasonable conditions and the revocation of their licence if there is clear evidence that they are a threat to the public. However, Mr Corey’s licence was revoked, and he spent four years in jail, on the basis of secret intelligence that could not be challenged by his lawyers even in the private Parole Commission hearing. This kind of secret process is unacceptable and conflicts with the right to a fair trial.

Furthermore, if reports that Mr Corey and his lawyers are prohibited from speaking to the media by the conditions of his release are correct, this would be a disproportionate restriction on the right to freedom of expression. The Parole Commission is duty bound to explain why this restriction is legal, necessary and proportionate.”

Depriving an individual of their liberty on the basis of secret intelligence that cannot be challenged in an open hearing is unjust. The European Convention of Human Rights says nobody should be detained without a proper court hearing.

Secret, closed material proceedings are not proper court proceedings and this case sets a dangerous precedent in that without adequate protections enforced anyone individual in Northern Ireland is now liable to plucked from the streets on the basis of secret evidence and interned and the state does not have to justify its actions.Cait said

“I believe the British Government have consistently made politically motivated arrests, to deter dissent from their occupation and instill fear into the Irish people. Martin Corey was arrested, because of his political views and nothing else. In Ireland in 2014 it proves that the British Government, are intent on maintaining their grip of Occupation on Ireland through any means necessary and that any political opinion contrary to theirs, will be dealt with in a despotic manner.”

Only people power will change all of this, certainly not the politicians, who sold out to the Queen's shilling a long time ago, on the backs of traditional Irish republican sacrifices made by Irish people, like Martin Corey and the 23 dead Hunger Strikers, who remained faithful to the core Republican Principles from the French Revolution of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.

P.S. Sources for this article are communal including the possibly sexist picture at the top, to draw attention to the often censored content and issue.

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