IRSP Statement Re- Brendan Lillis

The Ard Comhairle, Irish Republican Socialist Party are extremely concerned for the plight of Brendan Lillis a prisoner detained without trial in Maghaberry Prison.

Today’s statement from David Ford on behalf of the Stormont regime refusing Brendan Lillis compassionate release due to his critical medical condition beggars belief.

It is imperative, given David Fords decision that former political prisoners show support for Brendan and his family by attending the ongoing Fast/protest camp at the site of Andersonstown Barracks.

We are demanding that the Stormont regime reviews its decision immediately; the notion that Brendan Lillis is some sort of risk to the public is ludicrous. Action needs to be taken right away to insure that we are not carrying another republican dead from a British Jail in Ireland.