“I have been in prison for something I did not do. I am totally innocent. The Maguire Seven are innocent. Let’s hope the Birmingham Six are freed.” 493 more words
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#OTD in 1994 – Paul Hill, one of the ‘Guildford Four’, won his appeal against a murder conviction in Belfast.
An appeals court overturned a 19-year-old murder conviction against Paul Hill, who spent nearly 15 years in prison for two IRA attacks that he insisted he never committed. 633 more words
Critics of Premier Brad Wall may be right that his wild popularity neatly coincided with Saskatchewan’s best economic years.
This isn’t, however, the whole story of Wall’s success. 666 more words
Premier Brad Wall won’t change his policy of taking salary from the Saskatchewan Party for the same reason he won’t change the province’s ludicrous political donation policies. 659 more words
1989 – After serving 15 years in prison, the “Guildford Four”: Gerard ‘Gerry’ Conlon, Patrick ‘Paddy’ Armstrong, Carole Richardson and Paul Hill are released in what is considered to be one of the biggest-ever miscarriages of justice in Britain.
On 19 October 1989, Gerry Conlon stormed out of the Old Bailey in London, with his sisters Bridie and Ann, and delivered an extraordinary, impromptu speech that has become iconic in recent Irish history: 272 more words
The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in Guildford, England. The pubs were targeted because they were popular with British Army personnel. 409 more words