Category Archives: European Law of Human Rights

Dear BBC, does #MagnaCarta apply to #mauricekirk? Can you get #FairTrials 4 him?

One of Maurice’s supporters wrote: Dear BBC You feature the Magna Carta and its anniversary date in your news programme. You tell us that enshrined in the Magna Carta is the right to a fair trial and that right is … Continue reading

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ON BEHALF OF Maurice Kirk in HMP Cardiff: emailing those who could make a difference – from outside the UK

For the personal attention of Mr. Michael Spurr, Chief Executive, National Offender Management Service Nick Hardwick, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons                     Dear Sirs WITHOUT PREJUDICE http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-27139272 We note your interest … Continue reading

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THEY’RE ALL IN IT together: Police, Prisons, Judiciary, Medics despite 35 days of hunger strike in HMP Cardiff

While Maurice is still on hunger strike, 35th day, he has at least been moved to the hospital wing. I am told by someone who has been there, that hospital wings in prison are ‘mental health units’, i.e. the precursor … Continue reading

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LITIGANTS in PERSON in Courts and Prisons – where do we go from here in our supposed ‘austerity times’?

Firstly: HANDS OFF OUR UNIONS and RESIST AUSTERITY are the slogans for a rally organised by the People’s Assembly on Tuesday, 11 February at 6.30 in London. I wish everybody there knew about the Bradbury Pound as the UK’s answer … Continue reading

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DEAR ALUN CAIRNS MP: 25 breaches of regulations in HMP Cardiff on HUNGER STRIKE since Monday

Here is Maurice’s latest missive from inside HMP Cardiff: BLACKMAILED TO USE THEIR LAWYERS Arrested 14th October 2013 and incarcerated on both fabricated charges and antecedent history. Breaches of prison regulations include: Denied access to bail officer to arrange release … Continue reading

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MAURICE’s BEAUTIFUL BRAIN – in 2009 – after he was not shot and not carted to Ashworth Psychiatric High Security Prison

Newcomers to this veteran in exposing and challenging South Wales Police cannot appreciate the significance of this brain scan. I met him first, when he attended one of the meetings I used to organise at the House of Lords. He … Continue reading

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HMP Cardiff: Paid to be Cruel, Criminal and Torturous?

A big part of me can’t cope with the kind of prison conditions I’ve learned about from visiting Gloria and Chiwar Musa, Melissa Laird and Maurice in different prisons. I feel too help- and powerless, despite Maurice’s sister reminding me … Continue reading

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