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Stop the Internment Torture of 63 Year Old Martin Corey

category international | rights and freedoms | opinion/analysis author Saturday June 15, 2013 17:03author by brionOcleirigh - AllVoices Report this post to the editors

Release Martin Corey

Imagine if you will, being taken from your home, without a reason or charge, by paramilitary police, who regularly collude in the murder of lawyers and journalists. You are then imprisoned for three years, without being told, how long you will remain kidnapped, by these scum state thugs.

Martin Corey
Martin Corey

When a judge is informed about the details of your kidnap, he orders your immediate release. You are taken to the front gate to be released, where you are about to embrace your loved ones, when another dictatorial order, from an unelected English Viceroyal, who inherited her appointed position, from her great, great grandfather, who disappeared millions of your people in a holocaust, orders your kidnap perhaps for the rest of your life, again.

Is this mental torture ? Is this a breach of your human rights. In the instance of Martin Corey, bearing in mind the trauma and his elderly 63 years, it may well be in fact a death sentence, with the history of considerable torture, suffered previously by Martin, at the hands, boots and batons of sectarian state kidnappers who imprison you. The last time Britain introduced internment without trial in the early 1970's, Britain was found guilty by the European Court of Human Rights of torture, when Martin Corey was also battered and tortured, at that time.

Now 40 years later, they are torturing him again, refusing dental treatment for weeks on end of agony, while his handicraft wooden work, is smashed by sectarian prison guards. How then can there be peace, with such injustice in British Occupied Ireland? How can the Peace Process work, with the British Tories systematically undermining and breaching it?

With British internment without trial last time, the Nationalist Constitutional Party of the SDLP, was forced to withdraw from a parliament, dubbed by their arrogant scum state establishment, as a Protestant Parliament for Protestant people. How then can a supposed Irish Republican Party, now stay in the very same Parliament, even when their own peace loving members, the latest being John Downey, are also being imprisoned for activity, part of the settlement, long before the Agreement.

The internment of Marian Price, like the internment of Martin Corey, demonstrated further divisions in the criminal justice system in British Occupied Ireland, following the devolution of policing and the criminal justice framework agreed, after the Hillsborough Agreement of 2010, which was all part of the Peace Process.

Marian's case demonstrated the ongoing, all embracing, dictatorial power, of the English Viceroyal for British Occupied Ireland, in matters of social control and in controversial internment cases, such as Martin Corey. The reliance by the British on closed material procedures, in alleged terrorist cases, is simply internment without trial and of particular concern to human rights groups, in that the Parole Commissioners, are not members of an independent judiciary in British Occupied Ireland, but are in fact British appointed officers, who were the internment agents, determining the conditions in the first instance.

The role of the Parole Commissioners in Marian and Martin's case and their lack of accountability and authority, should have been put to the scrutiny of the Political Stormont Assembly Justice Committee of the Peace Process a long time ago. The Parole Commissioners in effect gave authority to the decision of judges made years ago, that Marian Price and Martin Corey should be released on bail pending investigations of the PSNI.

It was these decision that the the Viceroyal for British Occupied Ireland ignored, in evoking dictatorial powers, in relation to categories of individuals released or interned under cover of licence, thereby directly interfering with the independence of the judiciary of British Occupied Ireland, who ruled years ago, that both Marian and Martin Corey should be released.

The powers that could have released Marian Price on compassionate grounds, were not exercised or supported by the supposed Minister of Justice, who misled the Stormont Assembly and the public, after being bullied by MI5 and sectarian power brokers in the Assembly.

David Ford therefore exacerbated the medical and psychological conditions of both Marion Price and the elderly Martin Corey, as their internment was illegally prolonged,without charge or a time frame, which after three years in Martin Corey's instance, is mental torture and a blatant breach of his human rights, even by the tinpot dictatorial standards of Viceroyal kidnap, in British Occupied Ireland.

Martin Corey is a fragile old man, who did his bit for his country years ago, like our recently deceased Ruairí Ó Brádaigh. He is a patriot in every sense of the word, of war that had a peace Agreement which the British signed. Only someone acquainted with the extreme sectarianism around Portadown and Lurgan, would understand Martin's heroic, selfless defence of his community, threatened with extinction like the destruction of Bombay Street 40 years ago.

Martin in his old age, deserves respect, along with the peace and justice he craves for his community threatened with extinction, by the very same discredited forces of the disbanded RUC, that he guarded with his life, so zealously and paid so dearly, with 22 long years of imprisonment, torture and abuse by the British regime, found guilty at the European Court. of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Enough is enough, the supremacist British Tories and their sectarian, fascist Orange Order prison regime, have had their pound of flesh, many times over with Martin already. Before the funeral of Ruairí Ó Brádaigh last week, Martin spent 19 years, before being interned for the last three years, lovingly, hand carving a Celtic cross, as a mark of the esteem, which he held Ruairi, during those long years of hardship.

The photo of this presentation to Ruairí, is the only possible flimsy evidence of Martin engaged in anything remotely political. I am asking all people with compassion, across the sectarian divide, who have respect for their elders, a sense of fairplay and international standards of justice, to campaign on twitter and facebook internationally for Martin Corey. Campaign to Release Martin Corey. Do it for a lasting Peace with Justice in ireland.

Related Link: http://www.releasemartincorey.com

Caption: Athenrye - Men Behind the Wire & Free the People


author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Mon Jun 17, 2013 13:58Report this post to the editors

Nobody is safe in a scum state, where there is no rule of law, where a person can be locked up, without an open and transparent trial, on the expensive, paid, secret, evidence of the spooky, unaccountable, intelligence of a foreign, SS Secret Service such as MI5.

Bearing in mind we are constantly being told, that we are in a Peace Process, not wartime Ireland, those supremacist bigoted Tories in London or sectarian Orange Order Loyalists in Belfast, who dismiss Martin Corey’s political internment, as relevant only to traditional Irish Republicans’ or just to the scum state of British Occupied Ireland, would do well to remember the words of their great Tory leader Winston Churchill who wrote;
Habeas corpus and trial by jury are the supreme protection of ordinary people from the state. The power of the state casting a man into prison without formulating charge or deny him judgment by his peers is the odious foundation of totalitarian governments.

To be precise Winston Churchill wrote: “The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist.”

To be further precise, Winston who defeated the Nazi's, I am sure would also agree, that whatever else, neither the Tories or the Orange order can be accused of being communists, so by the very own standards, of their greatest leader, they are most definitively NAZI.

Her Majesty's working class 'commoners' would do well also, to remember the words of the German anti-Nazi theologian Martin Niemöller: "First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.
“Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me”

The action of the unelected British Viceroyal and the Government’s Office in overturning a decision of the Belfast High Court, to release veteran Republican Martin Corey, confirms the default position of the British, Peace Process or not, when dealing with Irish working class, as unadulterated, naked, bloody repression.

All the lofty talk of the rule of British law, upon which the British Monarchial state is supposedly based, counts for nothing, when it comes to dealing with those in British Occupied Ireland or elsewhere, whose only "crime’ is to seek self determination for their respective communities or nations.

In Martin Corey's case, the British state has dumped their 800 year old Magna Carta, their Habeas Corpus from the time of their own King John, and courts of a fair and transparent trial, in order to block the release of a traditional Irish Republican, without a shred of credible evidence for "the judgement of his peers" to quote Churchill again.

The political internment of Martin Corey has lifted the veil of secrecy, on the rotten nature, of the scum state of British Occupied Ireland by the standards of any objective, civilized, international observer.

The British repression and brutality visited on Martin Corey, constitutes not only an attack on Martin’s human rights, not only an attack on the human and civil rights of people in British Occupied Ireland but an attack on all ordinary people, referred to as commoners, by their medieval Monarchy, not modern day citizens.

The apologists for sectarian Stormont and the political power sharing arrangements, propagating the illusion, that everything is normal, speak of a new ‘human rights’ regime, with new policing and justice standards. On the day of the recent release, of the interned Marian Price, the President of Provisional Sinn Fein, a principal partner in the power sharing British regime, Gerry Adams himself said, “The logic of today’s release is that Martin Corey should also be freed.”

Now Mr Adams, with all due respect to the part your party played, in the release of Marian Price, after three long years of internment without public charge, reason or time frame, in the instance of 63 year old Martin Corey, there comes a time to walk the talk, to take responsibility as in even the most pretentious democracy.

You sold the Peace Process on a power sharing basis to your movement. I and others like me were willing to give you the benefit of considerable doubt, for the sake of peace. Your Nationalist predecessor the non republican SDLP, walked out of the Stormont parliament, with the introduction of internment without trial 40 years ago, while you own peace loving comrades are still being jailed, while the British are consistently breaking the terms of the peace process.

Enough is enough. You do have the power, mandated to you originally, by the hard work, hardship and commitment of FORMER political activists, like Martin Corey. You are obliged by principles of the 'Irish Republican Movement' from which you originate and derive your power originally, to use that power to dismantle what even the English Tory Churchill referred to as: “The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist.”

Mr Adam's, strip away the spin and dross of the current Tory dismantled and discredited 'peace process', the reality of what remains, is the same discredited, sectarian, undemocratic, colonial scum state, with its speclal courts of repression, special laws of repression and a still colonial police force of the RUC/PSNI, to politically police the dictat of a Monarchial tin-pot dictator. Nothing has changed in terms of the repression of the British Crown towards the native Irish people of British Occupied Ireland ask Martin's neighbours.

With a heavy and reluctant heart, I have to report nothing has changed within the British Sectarian Stormont parliament, in the cozy relationship of Britain and it's well oiled middle class career politicians, despite the odd outburst of electioneering bluster, chasing the Queen's shilling, at the expense the of the people of no property, such as the politically interned Martin Corey.

As a former chairperson of Newry Sinn Fein, I'm calling you out Comrade Adams. Be a man, take responsibility, instruct you party to exercise their political mandate, like the SDLP did all those years ago, and inform the Tories of your party's intention, to withdraw from the British parliament of Stormont, until their odious internment without trial, of ordinary Irish people is finished once and for all.

Peace with Justice
Peace with Justice

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author by Wolfie Smith - Workers Revolutionary Party publication date Wed Jun 19, 2013 19:59Report this post to the editors

Comrade Clarke , Revolution , nice to see your carrying on the good work now in the guise of Republicanism.

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author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Wed Jun 19, 2013 21:00Report this post to the editors

An T-idurnaisunta Eirigi, a lucht ocrais, as bhur gcodladh! Eirigi, a dhaoraithe na gainne! Mar anois ta an reabhloid ag tonnadh, is ta deire le re na cainte! Amach le bhur bpisreoga uile, A sciabhaite, Eirigi! Eirige! Athrom anois na sean-droch-idi, 'S teanam i mbaol ar thoir na buaidhe! Anois a chairde, tagaigi uile Ta an cogadh deiridh ar suil! Aontaionn an tidirnaisiunta An cine daonna go leir!

Anois a chairde, tagaigi uile Ta an cogadh deiridh ar suil! Aontaionn an tidirnaisiunta An cine daonna go leir! Nil trust ar bith againn i dtaoisigh Na suil le slanaitheoir o neamh 's muid ag braith ar ar lamha feinig Chun saol nua a bhaint amach! Os muid a chruthaios gach saibhreas, Os muid a throideas gach cath Aontaithe le chiele gan aon aighneas Is againn a bheas an rath Anois a chairde, tagaigi uile Ta an cogadh deiridh ar suil! Aontaionn an tidirnaisiunta An cine daonna go leir

The Cause of Ireland is the Cause of Labour - James Connolly
The Cause of Ireland is the Cause of Labour - James Connolly

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author by Ivor Bigun - Dinosaurs and no votes publication date Wed Jun 19, 2013 21:56Report this post to the editors

If our subject persuades himself to believe contrary to the evidence in order to evade, somehow, the unpleasant truth to which he has already seen that the evidence points, then and only then is he clearly a self-deceiver .

author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Thu Jun 20, 2013 02:31Report this post to the editors

Dear Ivor Bigun,
If I simply wanted votes, i would be still in Provisional Sinn Fein but you see i am not a careerist politician. I am not sure you noticed but this thread is not about me, it's about Martin Corey who doesn't have a life right now, because imperialists, or to be more accurate, uncivilized pirates, who learned their trade from the Roman Empire, invaded his community and he was unselish enough 40 years ago, to defend that community.

Martin was neither charged or given reason or trial as in a civilized country and his life of freedom has been being taken away from him. His local lawyer Rosemary Nelson, who would normally defend him, was murdered by the same state imperialist British forces, but then he wasn't even given a trial. He therefore has to go to the European Court of Human Rights, where Britain was already found guilty o f torture of Martin's comrades, interned 4o years ago, to try get justice.

The lawyer Pat Finucan, who was an expert on European Law in Belfast, was also murdered by British state forces. Now that doesn't leave Martin with many options, other than to plead his case with the public despite considerable British censorship but then Martin's local journalist was also murdered by British state forces, that's why I am here ,trying to do the best I can, as a citizen(not commoner) journalist.

Seeing as you learned your craft from Imperial Rome and bearing in mind your good name, Mr. Ivor Bigun, I have a friend who is wondering if you knew this fellow dinosaur in the video below? With regard to getting a life , I already got one, a very good one, thank you, you see I am a freeman. Life is short Ivor and we pass this way but once, everything after that for me at this stage, is a bonus but community like life, is bigger than the self, as you will no doubt learn one day, when life puts manners on you as it does with us all, ask Maggie Thatcher, who said their is no such thing as community.

pompeii_mosaic
pompeii_mosaic

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author by brionOcleirigh - AllVoicespublication date Fri Jun 21, 2013 02:25Report this post to the editors

The British Government mentored loyalist paramilitary groups like the UDA, along with its widespread infiltration of a locally recruited regiment of the British Army, as part of its counterinsurgency policy of using loyalist paramilitaries, as allies in the war against the native Irish population. In the process they murdered hundreds of innocent people, like lawyers, Pat Finucane, Rosemary Nelson and journalist Martin O'Hagan, at the behest of the British State's SS, the RUC Special Branch, MI5 and the FRU. The relationship between loyalist paramilitaries and the British state, was and still is similar, to the relationship between the Contras and the US administration of Ronald Reagan and Oliver North. The many innocent civilians murdered as part of these counter insurgency policies, is still regarded by the British Government particularly the Tories in London, as mere collateral damage as are their own cannon fodder.

The town of Lurgan and the associated towns of Portadown and Craigavon, make up part of what has been known as the "murder triangle"; an area known for a significant number of state sponsored sectarian murders and reactionary defensive fatalities, during 'The Troubles.' Lurgan still is one of the areas in British Occupied Ireland, where traditional republicans have considerable levels of support. The legacy of the latest 'Troubles' is an extension of the ongoing British mentored Loyalist sectarianism, against the native Irish population, which sometimes erupts into violence at 'interface areas.'

At the early part of the 70's, the British were sponsoring, over a hundred heavily armed local British soldiers, along with scores of British paramilitary police, in an area known as 'The Murder Triangle', to regularly murder local nationalists, many of them totally innocent of any political activity, in a campaign of repressive fear oppression and ethnic cleansing. One of the first inquiries to shed light on this form of intelligence-led policing and fear based ethnic cleansing, was the Stalker Inquiry.

John Stalker an honest English policeman, was asked in May 1984 to investigate six deaths at the hands of the RUC in three separate incidents in 1982. Before he had completed his investigation this honest policeman from Manchester, was removed from the inquiry and suspended from his post in the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on suspicion of associating with known criminals in Manchester. He was later cleared and reinstated but retired within a few months, the damage to the investigation was done.

In his book on the affair, John Stalker, gives his impression of RUC Special Branch after investigating two of the incidents. The Special Branch targeted the suspected terrorist, they briefed the officers, and after the shootings, they removed the men, cars and guns for a private de-briefing before CID officers were allowed any access to these crucial matters. They provided the cover stories, and they decided at what point the CID were to be allowed, to commence the official investigation of what had occurred. The Special Branch interpreted the information and decided what was, or was not, evidence. "I had never experienced, nor had any of my team, such an influence, over an entire police force by one small section".

He described at length the way the Special Branch and MI5 gave him the run-around and refused to give him vital information. He had discovered that in one of the incidents, in which two people had been shot in a hayshed, the building had been bugged by MI5. He had requested access to the tape and the file of the informant who had been involved in this and one of the other incidents.

Some six months after first requesting the tape, he was told that it no longer existed, but he could have the transcript provided he signed a secrecy form. He refused so Special Branch and MI5 did not allow an independent police investigator access to crucial information. The protection of their informer took precedence over accountability and transparency. Stalker’s persistence had dire personal consequences. He was subsequently removed from the inquiry on carefully circulated lies.These are the same people to this day who decide who is interned without trial on the unreliable paid evidence of self serving informers. This is the secret SS scum state that interns Martin Corey today. To understand the 22 years spent behind bars by Martin Corey, we must understand this war on ordinary Irish people in their own land by British Imperialists.

In 1973 before Martin Corey served 22 years with regard to a shooting in defence of his community, a book entitled THE BLACK PAPER, Northern Ireland — The Story of the Police was published by the Central Citizens’ Defence Committee, Belfast. It sadly traces the attempt and breakdown of the reform of the police from the 1968 period onward. It concludes:

"All the wishing in the world will not achieve the impossible. There is no way out of this torturous dilemma but the more difficult way that must be faced up to sooner or later. Law and order will not return to British Occupied Ireland on any basis but one. It will have to be seen to apply equally and fairly, to everyone in the land, whatever their position, even if they wear a uniform or hold a seat in Parliament. Only when that is seen to be happening, will the laws gain the respect from the community upon which its validity rests. This respect had been lost in British Occupied Ireland. It must be regained and strengthened. When those who make the law, break the law, in the name of the law, there is no law."

The current use of internment without trial, secret evidence, secret trials, the primacy of secrecy around paid, informer's evidence and political policing, is certainly not the way to a lasting peace. Justice must not be just done, but must clearly seen to be done by all sections of the community. Anyone who ignore this reality, is a superficial careerist who is not genuinely interested in peace. It is the consistent position of traditional Irish republicans, that this is not possible within a scum state, within the small island of Ireland, created originally, strictly on the basis of a sectarian head count by the British to create division as in all of their colonies to justify their presence and maintain their self interests with exploitative supremacy.

Viceroyal Villiers II
Viceroyal Villiers II

Caption: Shoot To Kill - Part 1


Caption: Shoot To Kill - Part 2


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author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Sun Jun 23, 2013 08:46Report this post to the editors

Gerry Adams was interned in March 1972 and released in June to take part in secret talks in London. An IRA delegation met with British Home Secretary, William Whitelaw in Chelsea. The delegation included Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness, Sean Mac Stiofain, Daithi O'Conaill, Seamus Twomey, Ivor Bell and Dublin lawyer Myles Shevlin. The IRA insisted Gerry Adams be included and he was released from internment to participate.

He was re-arrested in July 1973 and interned at Long Kesh internment camp along with Martin Corey who served almost 20 years at that time. Martin Corey has, after serving almost 20 years as a political prisoner, since his unconditional release in 1992, been interned again over three years ago without any reason, charge or sentence given to him.

Gerry Adams after taking part in an IRA organised escape attempt, was sentenced to a period of further imprisonment. During this time, he wrote articles in the paper An Phoblacht under the pseudoynm "Brownie", where he often criticized strategy and policies of Ruairí Ó Brádaigh and Billy McKee. He was extremely critical of McKee who decided to assassinate members of the Official IRA from whom they split and were on ceasefire since 1972.

Many still believe that Gerry Adams denials of membership of the provisional IRA, are based on the fact that he was in fact always a member of the Official IRA only, never formally joining the Provisionals. After his release in 1976, he was again arrested in 1978 for alleged IRA membership, the charges were subsequently dismissed.

A long standing Irish Republican principle claims that the only legitimate Irish state, is the Irish Republic, declared in the Proclamation of the Republic of 1916, which they consider to be still in existence The legitimate government of Ireland was vested in the IRA Army Council, with the authority of that Republic in 1938 by the last remaining anti-Treaty deputies of the Second Dáil, while others see the death of O'Bradaigh as the last in that link.

Gerry Adams continued with this claim of republican political legitimacy, until his 2005 speech to the Ard Fheis, when he rejected it in his typical duplicitous manner, by saying : "But we refuse to criminalise those who break the law in pursuit of legitimate political objectives. .. Sinn Féin is accused of recognising the Army Council of the IRA as the legitimate government of this island. That is not the case. .... we do not believe that the Army Council is the government of Ireland. Such a government will only exist when all the people of this island elect it. Does Sinn Féin accept the institutions of this state as the legitimate institutions of this state? Of course we do."

Bearing all of this in mind and the politically sensitive issue of policing and justice in British Occupied Ireland, where the Provos surrendered their arms without, any supposed promised real power sharing in the devolved Assembly, makes their participation look hollow indeed, bearing in mind Mr Adams promises of power sharing to IRA members, as the basis for the Peace Process.

During the internment of Marian Price the nominal bi-party agreed, Justice Minister lied to an Assembly debate about her internment. All the powers of policing, internment without trial, MI5, lie with the English Viceroyal who is heavily compromised to the Secret Services or the Hidden British State. Indeed many believe, that almost all of the elected politicians in British Occupied Ireland have over time, been compromised to creepy Secret Service blackmail.(See; Britain's Spy Agency Taps Fibre-optic Cables for Secret Access to World's Communications)

Meanwhile interned traditional Irish Republican Martin Corey still maintains he still has absolutely “no idea,” why he is being interned without trial more than three years.Speaking from a hellhole in Maghaberry gaol, the Lurgan man says he believes he has been interned strictly because of his political belief in a United Ireland. In other words 'an Irish prisoner of political conscience' in Gerry Adam's negotiated British Occupied Ireland????

Martin says “I have been interned for three years now and I still haven’t been given a reason. They have put forward a number of allegations against me, and for three years, I’m not able to defend myself against any of them.They say I have been seen speaking to known republicans, and that I visited a number of houses in Lurgan Tarry but almost every house in my Town is Irish republican. What does that matter? It doesn’t mean I’ve done anything wrong. They have absolutely nothing on me, and that’s why they haven’t charged me. When I went to court, I end up being ordered to be released by the Judge, but without a a shred of evidence against me the English Viceroyal again overruled the judge and interned me again.”

Martin Corey continued: “When I was arrested, I was taken to Lurgan police station. None of the police officers in the station knew why I had been arrested. I was then taken to Maghaberry. When I got here, even the prison officers were surprised to see me. One of them asked me, what I was doing here, and I replied, ‘You know as much as I do’. I was thrown into a cell and I have been here ever since.The fact that I’m in here and haven’t been given a reason, makes the whole thing even worse. If they have anything on me, they should charge me and send me to a proper trial. If not, I should be released.”

Martin a 63-year-old man, losing his power with age and the mental torture of indefinite internment, worked as a grave digger in the town for twelve years before he was interned, further stated: “When I was released from Long Kesh internment camp originally, after serving almost 20 years, I did not get involved in anything. I would have attended the odd white-line protest picket, things like that. But that is definitely the most I would have been involved with. I have held down a steady job for more than a decade, and even got a character reference from Monsignor Hamill. To accuse me of posing a threat is just ridiculous.”

Mr Corey has previously said: “A hunger strike is looking like a very real possibility. The agreement is not being implemented. Omniously he added: “There are plenty of volunteers for a hunger strike. That’s one thing there’s no shortage of.” The unelected English Viceroyal was
un-available for comment, a spot of fox hunting like her previous ancestral Viceroyal, perhaps?

Neither was Gerry Adams available, who has done nothing of substance, other than stating publicly, after the recent release of the interned Marian Price: “The logic of today’s release is that Martin Corey should also be freed.” However many Irish Republicans including his own supporters believe this is no longer good enough or acceptable, bearing in mind his position as President of his party, his undertakings of power sharing, when selling the Peace Process to IRA volunteers, the surrender of arms without direct input in matters like core policing, internment without trial, the reluctance to hold the 'Justice' ministry at the Assembly to account and his own history of non-accountability, on critical issues of public importance.

What is causing further scrutiny of Gerry Adams, in the instance of Martin Corey, is that not alone were they both comrades in defending their own community from ethnic cleansing and from the collusion of the British State, with sponsored British sectarian death squads, which included up to a hundred British soldiers and their own British paramilitary police. They were also comrades, when both were interned without trial, in what became known as Long Kesh Concentration Camp. They were tortured together in the British invented Concentration Camps which Hitler used with such infamy. Will the British succeed in dividing them, as they did previously with De Valera and Irish republicans?

Of course "intelligent Irish republicans" as Gerry's colleague Martin McGuinness often says, know that Gerry Adams has not put all his political cards on the table, with regard to this issue or indeed any of the issues mentioned above. However bearing in mind Martin Corey's 63 years and the current fragile state of the 'peace process' the last thing people need or want is another Hunger Strike by a Long Kesh, H-Block internee, bearing in mind the history of Bobby Sands and the total of the 10 hunger strikers, who already died by this last resort of non-violent protest.

Irish republican loyalty in the interest of unity, which has extended over so many years of giving Gerry Adams the benefit over considerable doubt, will hardly extend to letting a fellow volunteer and elderly internee die interned in a British hellhole. Statements as Gerry the pragmatist would himself know, at this stage are hardly enough. .As President of Ireland's largest political party and partner in a negotiated peace agreement and recent event around taking responsibility, he would now know that both his political and moral responsibility are to cease with the use of an elderly Irish internee being used as stick, to wave at the many Spartans, who survived Martins current ordeal, who have serious misgivings about the implementation of promises made. Martin has considerable support in his native Lurgan and indeed most of the British created, sectarian 'murder triangle.'

One of the last recording, made of the previous late President of 'Sinn Fein', who was criticized so much By Mr Adams, Ruairi O Bradaigh quoted, "The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep." Ruairi kept his promises, Will Gerry Adams keep his prosmises to the people who have learned from bitter experience, is that they rely on people like Martin Corey to defend them and simply cannot trust British Paramilitary police or a disarmed IRA that let them down so badly last time. This is the harsh reality that many new political careerists ignore but which Gerry Adams dare not forget..

Long Kesh H-Blocks Haven't Gone away You Know
Long Kesh H-Blocks Haven't Gone away You Know

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author by W. Finnertypublication date Sun Jun 23, 2013 09:55Report this post to the editors

'Though I have searched a few times (using Google), I can find no evidence -- so far -- of ANY LAWYER, acting on behalf of Marion Price and/or Martin Corey, EVER making any mention in public of "Article 47 of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights of the European Union": which came into "full force" in 2009.'

The above excerpt has come from:
http://www.indymedia.ie/article/103694#comment296095

For whatever it's worth, my explanation of this particular "mystery", and a number of other very similar mysteries like it, is that our unelected and virtually "impossible to replace" legal profession oligarchies are arrogantly and unlawfully putting themselves ABOVE the law, and "the people" BENEATH it: and getting away with such outrageous abuses of the legal justice system because our "elected representatives" (so called) are behaving -- in many, though not all respects -- like the "mice" in Aesop's fables; please see description in the section just below.

=== === ===

'Belling the Cat'

'Long ago, the mice had a general council to consider what measures they could take to outwit their common enemy, the Cat. Some said this, and some said that; but at last a young mouse got up and said he had a proposal to make, which he thought would meet the case. "You will all agree," said he, "that our chief danger consists in the sly and treacherous manner in which the enemy approaches us. Now, if we could receive some signal of her approach, we could easily escape from her. I venture, therefore, to propose that a small bell be procured, and attached by a ribbon round the neck of the Cat. By this means we should always know when she was about, and could easily retire while she was in the neighbourhood." '

'This proposal met with general applause, until an old mouse got up and said: "That is all very well, but who is to bell the Cat?" The mice looked at one another and nobody spoke. Then the old mouse said:

"It is easy to propose impossible remedies."'

The above excerpts in this section have come from:
http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_aesop_bel...t.htm

=== === ===

And, it's JUST AS EASY, and FAR TOO COMMON at the present time (in my opinion), for elected "representatives of the people" (so called) to slyly and silently shy away from high-quality remedies which ARE legally possible (at the present time): because the politicians in question don't "have the guts" to raise such legal remedies, and to peacefully and respectfully demand their application and implementation IN PUBLIC on behalf of people like Martin Corey: who has ALREADY been desperately in need of an "Article 47" type remedy for several YEARS now.

Why are ALL of the very well-paid "professional politicians" leaving it to people like me to do such "dirty work"? They are the ones who get paid to do these kinds of jobs. Ideally, I need to spending ALL my time trying to get my old age pension, and REPARATION relating to the "C-PTSD causing" string of criminal government abuses I have become a target for since 1998: which our corruption-ridden Government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) continues to unlawfully keep on preventing with impunity: thanks primarily to our corruption-ridden legal profession, and to our well-paid, spineless and lily-livered medical profession. (More on the role of the medical profession in all of this can be found at: http://www.indymedia.ie/article/102060 )

Related Link:
Martin Corey, Article 47 of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights of the European Union, EU Foreign Minister Baroness Ashton, Human Rights Ireland ...
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author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Sun Jun 23, 2013 13:39Report this post to the editors

Definition

Everyone whose rights and freedoms guaranteed by the law of the Union are violated has the right to an effective remedy before a tribunal in compliance with the conditions laid down in this Article.

Everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial tribunal previously established by law. Everyone shall have the possibility of being advised, defended and represented.

Legal aid shall be made available to those who lack sufficient resources insofar as such aid is necessary to ensure effective access to justice.

Legal explanations

The first paragraph is based on Article 13 of the ECHR:

"Everyone whose rights and freedoms as set forth in this Convention are violated shall have an effective remedy before a national authority notwithstanding that the violation has been committed by persons acting in an official capacity."

However, in Union law the protection is more extensive since it guarantees the right to an effectiveremedy before a court. The Court of Justice enshrined that right in its judgment of 15 May 1986 as a general principle of Union law (Case 222/84 Johnston [1986] ECR 1651; see also judgment of 15 October 1987, Case 222/86 Heylens [1987] ECR 4097 and judgment of 3 December 1992, Case C-97/91 Borelli [1992] ECR I-6313). According to the Court, that general principle of Union law also applies to the Member States when they are implementing Union law. The inclusion of this precedent in the Charter has not been intended to change the system of judicial review laid down by the Treaties, and particularly the rules relating to admissibility for direct actions before the Court of Justice of the European Union. The European Convention has considered the Union's system of judicial review including the rules on admissibility, and confirmed them while amending them as to certain aspects, as reflected in Articles [III-258 to III-289] of the Constitution, and in particular in Article [III-270 (4)]. Article 47 applies to the institutions of the Union and of Member States when they are implementing Union law and does so for all rights guaranteed by Union law.

The second paragraph corresponds to Article 6(1) of the ECHR which reads as follows:

"In the determination of his civil rights and obligations or of any criminal charge against him,
everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial tribunal established by law. Judgment shall be pronounced publicly but the press and public may be excluded from all or part of the trial in the interests of morals, public order or national security in a democratic society, where the interests of juveniles or the protection of the private life of the parties so require, or to the extent strictly necessary in the opinion of the court in special circumstances where publicity would prejudice the interests of justice."

In Union law, the right to a fair hearing is not confined to disputes relating to civil law rights and obligations. That is one of the consequences of the fact that the Union is a community based on the rule of law as stated by the Court in Case 294/83, "Les Verts" v. European Parliament (judgment of 23 April 1986, [1988] ECR 1339). Nevertheless, in all respects other than their scope, the guarantees afforded by the ECHR apply in a similar way to the Union.
With regard to the third paragraph, it should be noted that in accordance with the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, provision should be made for legal aid where the absence of such aid would make it impossible to ensure an effective remedy (ECHR Judgment of 9.10.1979, Airey, Series A, Volume 32, 11). There is also a system of legal assistance for cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

William,

you are of course correct. My guess is that the primary reason for the reluctance to take this matter to Europe is the time consuming nature of it. I suggest you try contact Gareth Pierce in London or her offices and try find someone she would recommend the case to. I would alos suggest you try find the help of a final year law student. Explain to the lawyers that there is a form of legal assistance. I also suggest you take the matter up with the signatories and guarantors of the various agreements, that were part of the peace process. I am overseas in Asia and very busy with social media.

Persistence will out the truth and justice for Martin. I suggest you try recruit help and of course you basic agitate, educate and organize!

beir bua.

brion

P.S Forget Baroness Ashton she is integral British part of NATO and no friend of Humanity or Ireland.

EU Charter of Fundamental Human Rghts
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author by W. Finnertypublication date Sun Jun 23, 2013 18:25Report this post to the editors

Reply to Brian Clarke - AllVoices at Sun Jun 23, 2013 13:39 ...

Thanks for your comments Brian.

In response to two of them:

1) "My guess is that the primary reason for the reluctance to take this matter to Europe is the time consuming nature of it."

That very clever and over-clichéd excuse (as I see things) appears to me as a classic type of "pretext" now in much too common use for my liking: "pretext" as in "a purpose or motive alleged or of an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention or state of affairs".

Good reasons, and good excuses, are TWO VERY DIFFERENT things in my opinion.

2) "Forget Baroness Ashton she is integral British part of NATO and no friend of Humanity or Ireland."

"Catherine Ashton, Baroness Ashton of Upholland, PC (born 20 March 1956) is a British Labour politician who in 2009 became the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union. Under the Treaty of Lisbon, this post is combined with the post of Vice-President of the European Commission." (This excerpt is from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_Ashton)

Regardless of your kind suggestion to me relating to the Baroness, and I hope you won't mind, I MOST CERTAINLY won't be "forgetting Baroness Ashton" (who is one of the highest, if not THE HIGHEST paid officials in the EU) in a hurry, I can very definitely assure you; and, neither will I be forgetting in a hurry the way that she, former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown MP, and former Republic of Ireland Prime Minister Brian Cowan, all appear (from my viewpoint) to have COMPLETELY IGNORED the entire contents of the closely related set of three registered I sent to them on December 21st 2009.

Scanned copies of the letters referred to in the paragraph immediately above, together with scanned copies of the associated Post Office receipts, can be viewed at:
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/BaronessAshton/21Dece...l.htm

To date, and well over THREE YEARS later, I have never received even "an acknowledgement of receipt" from ANY of the THREE "public officials" that the set of three registered letters referred to above (dated December 21st 2009) were sent to by me: which appears to me to be a CRIMINALLY ABUSIVE act on the part of "High Representative of the EU Catherine Ashton", allowing for the contents of the three registered letters in question, and the people the e-mail version of the text of the registered letters in question were copied to: whose names can ALSO be viewed at the www location immediately above; and, with further reference to the e-mail in question, BOTH the GCHQ, and the NSA, will have stored copies of (since December 21st 2009).

CRIME IS CRIME, and GOVERNMENT CRIME involving totalitarian forms of impunity, as my particular case most certainly does, is (in my opinion) by far the most serious form of crime in existence. Why are the GCHQ, and the NSA, both COMPLETELY IGNORING such crime? (My very best wishes to NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden on his recent departure from Hong Kong at this point in time!!)

Related set of Three Registered Letters:
(Which are also being COMPLETELY IGNORED as far as I know, by the THREE SENIOR REPUBLIC OF IRELAND medical doctors in question)
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/DrAnneJeffers/28May20...Three

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author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Mon Jun 24, 2013 05:38Report this post to the editors

William a Chara,

These politicians don't give a fiddlers about you or your problem. They are political prostitutes and you don't go to prostitutes for a kiss, you go to get phukt. If I were in Ireland I perhaps could be of more help to you but right now my focus is on the Release Martin Corey campaign and I am trying to get the word out despite state cesnoshup. We need all the help we can get to, re-share, re-tweet and spread the word. I appreciate your contributions William and hopefully some day we can meet.

The Green Green Grass of Home
The Green Green Grass of Home

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