Brendan Lillis: Don’t let him die !

July 16, 2011

–  Su Franklin – https://www.facebook.com/group​s/Friends.Of.Brendan.Lil… Protest for the pows outside parliament monday afternoon. Let me know numbers please – There is a protest at Free Derry Corner taking place now.

– About 30 Aul dissidents standing in Shipquay St, L’derry protesting strip searches and for release of Brendan Lillis ( just found this on twitter )

– Duleek Independent Republicans will hold an urgent protest this wednesday evening on the bridge of peace in Drogheda at 7p.m. calling for the immediate release of Brendan Lillis from Maghaberry gaol.   We appeal to all republicans/groups to attend and show your support for Brendan regardless of political beliefs. Please bring along posters and banners highlighting Brendan’s case.   We ask you to forward this to your friends.  This has been posted on ir.net

– Radio, wbai: The telephone number for the UK Embassy in NY, per the radio show, is 212-745-0200. The moderator said to ask to talk to someone about Northern Ireland, and to not just talk to the person answering the phone. When you are connected, ask what is happening about the release of Brendan Lillis. Then, give them your number to call you back if they do not know.

– There was an action in Glasgow Free Brendan Lillis: Action in Glasgow
http://nieuwsnieuwsnieuws.word​press.com/2011/07/16/free-bren​dan-lillis-action-in-glasgow/

– Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney , has called for the immediate release of Brendan Lillis, currently being held in Maghaberry Prison. He was speaking after meeting Brendan Lillis in Maghaberry Prison as part of a Sinn Féin delegation who met with the prisoners being held in Roe House, Maghaberry.  http://www.derrysinnfein.ie/news/20159

– A  short sample letter and a few contacts here: http://www.irishfreedomcom​mittee.net/POWs/BRENDAN_LI​LLIS.htm

– Brendan’s case and the FB group ‘Friends of Brendan’ were publicized on WPNA radio in Chicago during the Haggerty show.

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Photo: Brendan Lillis  –  Brendan Lillis, a 59 year old former Life-sentence political prisoner from West Belfast, in Ireland, is currently desperately ill in the medical wing of the notorious Maghaberry prison, in County Antrim. He suffers from the intensely painful and progressive disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis which due to other medical complications has left himunable to move from his bed for 14 months and his weight has dropped to a perilous 6 stones (38.1 Kilos !). Due to a series of serious infections and medication which has compromised his immune system, Mr Lillis has been unable to eat, sleep or hold down even liquids for a period close to a month and is constant agony. In short, his health has deteriorated to such an extent that his partner Roisin, who is his only contact with the outside world, fears that he will die in his prison bed!

Friends of Brendan Lillis: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Friends.Of.Brendan.Lillis?ref=ts

Sign the petition: www.petitionspot.com/petitions​/releaseBrendylilli

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