17-07-11

Brendan Lillis: Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney calls for immediate release

16 July, 2011 - Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney , has called for the immediate release of Brendan Lillis, currently being held in Maghaberry Prison. He was speaking after meeting Brendan Lillis in Maghaberry Prison as part of a Sinn Féin delegation who met with the prisoners being held in Roe House, Maghaberry. Speaking today Raymond McCartney said "Sinn Féin is totally opposed to former political prisoners being held in prison by revoking their licence. "Now that the charges against Brendan Lillis are not being brought forward he should be released immediately. "Given the urgency of Brendan Lillis' very serious medical condition in the prision hospital . I would appeal for his immediate release on humanitarian grounds." "Sinn Féin has been in contact with the Department of Justice and the Sentence Review Commission and we have called on them to deal with this case without delay."

http://www.derrysinnfein.ie/news/20159

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