Statement claims responsibility for attack in North of Ireland

A statement has been issued in the name of the IRA, claiming
responsibility for the attack on a prison warder earlier this month.
The following statements were published in the Belfast-based Irish
News this morning.

“On Thursday, 1st of November, 2012, an active service unit of the IRA
executed prison guard David Black.

“While the IRA never takes this type of action lightly, the IRA has a
responsibility to protect and defend republican POWs.

“This action was in direct response to the torture and degradation of
POWs held in Maghaberry.

“The issues that led to the IRA taking action might have been avoided if
his ‘superiors’ had honoured the agreement they signed with prisoners in
August 2010.”

“Rather than showing the leadership necessary to resolve the protest in
Maghaberry they continue to play politics with the lives of republican
POWs and indeed their own guards and PCOs.

“Similarly, the charade of hypocritical condemnation from the local
political classes does nothing to resolve the issues created by their

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