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 October 1987, a bench warrant was issued in Belfast High Court for Flynn's extradition but again justice was thwarted when, during the extradition hearing, Flynn's lawyers argued that his crime was political and the robbery had been to raise funds for the INLA.
And grieving relatives have laid the blame with the INLA squads who had subjected their sons to brutal punishment beatings.
INLA men Christopher "Crip" McWilliams and John Kennaway had been transferred into the same H-Block as Wright the previous May, just weeks after Wright was moved from Maghaberry Prison, Co Antrim, to serve out an eight-year sentence.
But while "Basher" Flynn's name appears on police and prison service "wanted" lists, the man, once named in court as the head of the INLA, sticks up two fingers to justice as he relaxes in the sunshine.
The sooner the INLA closes down its discredited organisation the better.
Block as the INLA Lapses which allowed the INLA to smuggle in two guns
LVF leader Wright was shot just after Christmas, 1997 by three INLA killers as he sat in a prison van waiting to be taken to the visitors area.
It was a strange request from the INLA but it serves the purpose of keeping the lines of communication open between them and the Irish government.
And it emerged that two veteran union chiefs spent six months in talks with the INLA before they handed over their deadly arsenal for decommissioning.
McAllister was initially refused asylum because of his conviction - and four-year imprisonment - for his part in an INLA gun attack on an RUC patrol.
The Washington State woman has been to republican gatherings in Northern Ireland and says she is in full support of the current ceasefire by the INLA terror group.
O'Hare - the last INLA member north or south of the border still in prison for offences committed before the 1998 Good Friday Agreement - is expected to be moved from the high-security Portlaoise Prison to Castlereagh Prison where some inmates live in houses within the walls.