The Craigavon Two: Ten years as political hostages


by Packy Carty (

Brendan McConville and John Paul Wootton collectively known as the Craigavon Two, this week pass the 10th anniversary of their incarceration. Both men are facing 18 and 25 years respectively of a life sentence for an attack on a Crown Force convoy in Craigavon in 2009 that resulted in the death of a member of the PSNI/RUC, the locally recruited British Militia.

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