Irish woman interned by British – protest in Brisbane – please spread the word

British Consulate, 1 Eagle St, Brisbane
Brisbane Speakout: Free Marian Price
Thursday March 22, 12:30pm
Outside British Consulate
1 Eagle St, Brisbane

Since May 15, 2011, Marian Price has been illegally incarcerated by the British in the north of Ireland. She was held for nine months in solitary confinement in the all-male Maghaberry prison before being moved to Hydebank women’s prison hospital due to frail health. In 1973, Marian was imprisoned for seven years by the British and tortured as a political prisoner and is facing the same kind of torture now.

She was arrested last year after holding a piece of paper for a masked man at an annual Easter Rising commemoration in Derry. The judge granted her bail on that charge. Then, a few days later the unelected British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Paterson revoked her release from prison on so-called “license”. So called because in fact Marian received a Royal Prerogative of Mercy after her release from prison in 1980 (in other words, a pardon). Conveniently, this original pardon document is believed to have been shredded.

Marian is 57-years old and suffering from various health conditions that she developed as a consequence of her years as a political prisoner – which are being exacerbated dangerously by the torture she is again facing.


Listen to this important speech by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey:

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Excellent and compelling footage & speeches on here.

Marian is in a dire situation and her health is failing.

She really needs and deserves support, regardless (absent of, actually) of political positions.

One thought on “Irish woman interned by British – protest in Brisbane – please spread the word

  1. This is a very important protest. I’ll be there for sure.

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