The campaign against the extradition to the United States of Sean Garland received a major boost today with
the launch of a support group which has more than 75 prominent figures as pledged supporters including TDs, Senators,
leading trade unionists and figures from a broad spectrum of public life in Ireland, north and south.
At a lively and well-attended press conference in Dublin this morning (Thursday 18/06/09) several of the
high-profile supporters of the sean Garland Campaign Against Extradition to the United States oulined the reasons why they
were supporting the demand for the dropping of the US extraditon request.
Independent Campaign Chairperson, the Reverend Chris Hudson MBE, expressed satisfaction with the launch
saying he was delighted with the turnout at the press conference and the strong level of support being expressed for Sean
Garland from across the political and social spectrum including members of the Oireachtas (Irish parliament), leading trade
unionists, figures from the arts and other prominent individuals.
For more information on the campaign and on today's press conference visit the Sean Garland campaign
website at www.seangarland.org