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Terrorists escape from Maze

Title
Terrorists escape from Maze
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 May 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:02:50
Description
Ken Livingstone on asking the Dutch Government to refuse Britain’s request to extradite two terrorists who escaped from the Maze Prison outside Belfast. He does not believe they will receive fair treatment, and he says they are political dissenters. He compares their situation to that of people held by the Nazis. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Ken Livingstone
Keywords
Deportation; Political prisoners; Human rights; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; UK; Prisons; Terrorists; Trials; Netherlands; Prisoners; Belfast; Justice

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