Launch of Support committee for Sean Garland

Strong challenge to extradition demand for Sean Garland.

Press Conference
Prominent figures at today's Press Conference

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

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