Continue Fighting Internment!
The Irish Republican Socialist Party and all freedom loving people welcomed the news that eventually Martin Corey was released from custody recently. The decision to release Mr. Corey should have been taken years ago and the subsequent delay in releasing him can only be described as callous and inhumane. Whilst we all welcomed the release Mr. Corey, there is little doubt that the IRSP and other Republicans and true revolutionary socialists will continue to condemn modern day internment through the revocation of licenses and by remand.
This form of selective internment by remand or revocation of license been conducted without trial and is plainly modern day abuse of human rights. Interested observers will also be cognisant that this practice makes a mockery of the weasel words of the Good Friday. It is certainly no coincidence that those people currently being pursued by the state are prominent activists who have expressed their opposition to the GFA. The British government is also channeling funds and personnel into the Historical Enquiries Team and the re-vamped ‘supergrass’ system…
Many will conclude from this that the British government is conducting a major operation against those whom they would still deem a threat to imperialism. They are also responding to those opposed to the GFA by utilizing an old method – Internment. But similarly to when used before, internment will only stoke the anger of the Irish working class.
Internment will not silence us. We will not be criminalised and we will continue to fight imperialist aggression by any means necessary.
End Internment now!