INLA


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INLA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Irish National Liberation Army; a Republican paramilitary organization in Ireland
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Noun1.INLA - a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
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In December, 2007, INLA man Paul Kelly, 45, was arrested after ramming a garda car.
There was also the fact that INLA prisoners were given a list of all the prisoners in H Block 6 who were receiving visitors that day.
Mr Wright told an inquest into his son's death that the INLA had issued a blanket threat to kill LVF prisoners and said the authorities had ignored three warnings that they were planning a "spectacular" inside the jail.
Mr Wright told coroner John Leckey: "The INLA and the LVF sharing a block was a recipe for disaster.
McGlinchey, from Bellaghy, Co Derry, had been in the IRA before he joined the INLA.
He said that during the course of those threats the paramilitary group the INLA was mentioned.
Controversial Malachy McAllister - jailed in the 1980s for working as an armed INLA lookout - is pinning his hopes on the new Obama administration to make him a permanent resident in the US.
Still, Feith and others, as part of the hawks' aggressive policy of regime change in Tehran, has been promoting the idea of reconstituting elements of the INLA, no doubt under a new name, to destabilise the Iranian government.
Three INLA men were last year convicted of murdering Wright in December 1997.
And INLA chiefs hit the roof when they heard it related to the riot in Ardoyne on July 12 when Kelly helped save the life of a British army paratrooper.
Mr Wright, who described his son as a self-employed insurance salesman, said the housing of INLA prisoners and LVF prisoners in the same block at the Maze was a "recipe for disaster".
A security source said: "Nature abhors a vacuum and the INLA are poised to take over where Ryan and his RIRA gang left off.