The Freedom Association responds to the Sergeant O investigation & calls on the Government to order an end to the victimisation of all former servicemen

Responding to the investigation into Sergeant O who is being investigated for the attempted murder of two protesters injured by flying debris on Bloody Sunday, Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns for The Freedom Association, said: “Sergeant O is now 76 years old. He has suffered a stroke and his wife has recently died. Despite this, the police see it fit to interview him for hours on end about events almost half a century ago, and have kept him in limbo for two years. It is a disgraceful way to treat a brave former soldier who was attempting to do his job in the most dangerous and demanding circumstances. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Two per cent of GDP is not enough to spend on defence

  Two per cent of GDP is not enough to spend on defence. The Freedom Association supports Julian Lewis MP in his call for increased defence spending   For immediate release    After the Prime Minister's statement to the House of Commons regarding Russia, the Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, chair of the Defence Committee and a member of The Freedom Association, commented during a question that "two per cent of GDP is not enough to spend on defence." The Freedom Association completely agrees with him and supports his call for increased defence spending.  Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: The Freedom Association fully supports the measures announced in the Prime Minister's statement on Russia

  The Freedom Association fully supports the measures announced in the Prime Minister's statement on Russia   For immediate release    Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns at The Freedom Association, said: "Anyone who believes in freedom and the rule of law will support the measures announced by the Prime Minister today. Putin's regime cares only for its own freedom to torture, murder, embezzle, and interfere in the affairs of other countries.  "No-one in the UK wants a return to the cold war, however, Russia's actions must have consequences. The security of every country in the world is at risk if we do not take firm action and send a clear message that the use of chemical weapons on the streets of Britain will not be tolerated under any circumstances."   ENDS Continue reading