Colombia Jail Journal
Three Irish Republicans - James Monaghan, Martin McCauley and Niall Connolly - were arrested at Bogot airport by the Colombian army, who alleged that they had been training FARC rebels and were members of the IRA. Almost three years were to pass in which the three men were held in appalling conditions in several different Colombian jails, all the time in daily danger of assassination by fellow prisoners acting for right-wing paramilitaries, who had placed a price on their heads. Now, for the first time, James Monaghan tells the inside story of the Colombia Three.
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