Eibhlin Glenholmes – Irish Struggles

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Eibhlin Glenholmes talks to IHRC about the lessons of the struggles in the north of Ireland in 2011.

Glenholmes is a former politcial prisoner and speaks to IHRC about her experiences, those of family and friends and discusses the nature of detentions in Guantanamo Bay and elsewhere in the War on terror drawing on the experiences she and comrades went through at the hands of the British state.

Watch the video here 

http://youtu.be/lAWGuaL_jDE 

For more discussion about the similarities in struggle, read the report Comparing Irish and Muslim Experiences of Counter-Insurgency Law and Policy a Report by Professor Mark McGovern, Edge Hill University, with Angela Tobin Organised in co-operation with: Committee on the Administration of Justice, Islamic Human Rights Commission, Relatives for Justice, Coiste na n-larchimi.