Sinn Féin welcome release of Martin Corey
Féin MLA Jennifer McCann has welcomed the release for Martin Corey and
has stated that the British government have lessons to learn from his
Speaking today Ms McCann said:
almost four years since the arrest and detention of Martin Corey. At no
time was he questioned by police or were his legal team shown evidence
“At no time was due process had. This was a clear
abuse of Martin Corey's human rights and is an indictment on those who
“Sinn Féin have consistently raised this issue and the conditions under which Martin Corey was detained.
“I am glad that he is now released and free to return to his family.
are very clear lessons which present themselves to the British
government. The arrest and detention of people without any evidence
being presented cannot be justified in any terms.”