Veterans for Peace, Ken Mayers (82) and Tarak Kauff (77) are being punished by the Irish state without trial. They are charged with a minor misdemeanor for having entered Shannon Airport on St. Patrick’s Day to stand up for Irish Neutrality and search a United States warplane. For that they were imprisoned for 12 days and then strict bail conditions were imposed including the confiscation of their passports.
For over 200 days they have been held hostage in Ireland without being found guilty of any offence. Their actual trial could be 2 or even 3 years away. This scandal must be stopped. It is time people started communicating with Charlie Flanagan’s Justice office to demand that these two elderly men be allowed to go home until their trial.
Have no fear they will return to prove that what they did was justified, because War is the Crime.
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