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Date Posted: 09:02:21 11/07/02 Thu
Author: From FSNC
Subject: Screws' Protests

>A few days ago,phone calls to the Full Status Now
>Campaign office from relatives, and a spokesperson of
>the IRPWA, alerted voluntary staff to the fact that
>prison officers had walked off duty, leaving prisoners
>behind locked in their cells. This action was in
>protest at breaches of security within sections of the
>"security" services, whereby extensive personal
>details of all screws had "fallen" into the hands of
>alleged republican "terrorists".
>The Civil Rights Veterans Association, which set-up
>the FSNC some weeks ago, was immediated informed, and
>the media, including radio and TV stations were
>alerted to what was transpiring. E-mails were sent to
>several influential groups and individuals, including
>the leader of the SDLP, Mr. Mark Durkan.
>The following brief report appears in to-day's Derry
>Wardens' protests could cause strife
>The threats of protests by prison officers is
>escalating already heightened tensions among inmates
>in Maghaberry Prison, a Derry spokesman for the Full
>Status Now Campaign' warned yesterday.
>"We want to know who will ensure that inmates are fed,
>and that normal living conditions including light and
>heat in the prison are maintained in the event of
>further stoppages", a spokesperson for the republican
>prisoners' rights group demanded.
>He explained that relations within the prison were
>already "strained"and staff walkouts would deepen
>existing tensions. In particular he cited inmates'
>distress over the plight of a number of republican
>"We have been campaigning for a secure separate living
>area for republican prisoners", he said.
>"And the situation of a number of republican prisoners
>is a matter of great concern. Aidan Hulme in Belmarsh
>prison is currently awaiting an urgent operation on a
>gangrened limb -the cost of which has to be met by his

>The report did not include comments on republicans
>being greatly outnumbered by Loyalists in Maghaberry,
>the catalogue of physical, and often life-threatening
>attacks, or the important details of blatant medical
>neglect by the British penal authorities, in the case
>of Aidan Hulme.
>For more detailed information look for reports on this
>prisoner, below, or visit the FSNC forum via -
>or the CR Vets Forum via www.voy.com/103427/
>The FSNC e-mail address is: fsncampaign@hotmail.com
>The CR Vets " " ": oct5th_vets68@hotmail.com

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