Resisting Injustice: Memorial Evening for Gerry Conlon in support of Manning Family Fund

Pvt. Manning Family Fund

Thursday 11 September, 7pm, The Teachers’ Club, Dublin.

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Gerry Conlon of the Guilford Four, a victim of the one of the most serious miscarriages of justice in recent history, devoted much of his life on his release from prison to campaigning on behalf of other prisoners and highlighting human rights abuses worldwide.

In November 2013, Gerry spoke at an event in Trinity College in solidarity with whistleblower Chelsea Manning who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for revealing the truth about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for exposing the nature of US interference in countries around the globe. Members of Manning’s Welsh-Irish family attended the meeting and met with Gerry beforehand.

Gerry Conlon spoke movingly about his own experiences, the courage of Chelsea Manning and the importance of whistleblowers in revealing miscarriages of justice. This address will feature as part of the Memorial evening, and will include…

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