Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams’ convictions

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Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams’ convictions
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Gerry Adams’ convictions for attempting to escape from prison in the 1970s have been overturned by the UK’s highest court after it ruled that his detention was unlawful.

The former Sinn Fein leader took legal action claiming the two 1975 findings of guilt were unsafe because his incarceration was not “personally considered” by a senior government minister.

Adams, 71, attempted to flee the Maze high-security jail near Belfast – also known as Long Kesh internment camp – on Christmas Eve 1973 and again the...


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Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams’ convictions


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