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The Winchester Three -No extradition Protest 1988 September 30, 2009

In September 1987 at Winchester Court ,Martina Shanahan, Finbar Cullen and John McCann  were charged with Conspiracy with persons unknown to murder the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Tom King. They became known as ‘The Winchester Three’. They were found guilty and sentenced to 25 years on each charge.

After a vigorous campaign to show their innocence, they were released on 27th April 1990. This Protest is from that period.



1989 – The Parade of Innocence September 24, 2009

25 years ago, A parade to celebrate the release of the Guildford Four and to continue to the pressure for the release of the Birmingham Six. The Birmingham Six were eventually released in March 1991.

The Birmingham Six, Guildford Four and The Maguire Seven were amongst the wrongful (and plainly so) convictions of Irish men and women in Britain during the troubles. Their cases were constantly covered by media for years before their eventual release and exoneration.



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