PANA Bus to Shannon 13/10/13
The Peace and Neutrality Alliance PANA is planning to hire a bus to go to the Shannon Airport Roundabout on Sunday 13th of October leaving from Liberty Hall at 11.00am to take part in the Shannonwatch vigil to mark yet another anniversary of the Afghan War. The size of the bus will depend on the number willing to confirm they want to go.
There is no charge, but donations will be accepted.
There are still some places. Please email Roger Cole on: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 087-2611597
IAWM PRESS RELEASE – 10 SEPTEMBER 2013
• REMEMBER IRAQ – DON’T ATTACK SYRIA!
The Irish Anti-war Movement (IAWM) issued a statement today announcing a protest at the US Embassy this evening 10 September from 5.30pm against the looming attack by the US military on Syria.
The statement noted that the US, Israeli and other western governments wish to wreak further violence on the Syrian people by threatening military strikes that will probably not weaken the Assad regime, but will only stoke further the sectarian civil war that could ignite the whole Middle East in violent conflagration and lead to serious military confrontation between the world’s so-called superpowers.
The IAWM statement acknowledged the horrific violence of the Assad dictatorship, and indeed of certain rebel elements, with both sides supported by different imperial powers and regional autocratic regimes but noted that the US and other western powers bombing the country is no solution. The US Government has no moral authority to call for military action against Syria.
The statement also noted that those Syrians who protested in March 2011 have somehow been erased out of the equation by both the regional and imperial powers edging for dominance, and by much of the mainstream media.
Jim Roche, PRO of the IAWM said:
A Conversation with Yasser Munif: Inside the Syrian Revolution and What the Left Must Do
Dr. Yasser Munif, professor at Emerson College, has recently visited Syria, witnessed the revolution there, and has spoken and written about it (including an interview with scholar Nigel Gibson at Jadaliyya.) He talks about what he saw, the troubles facing revolutionaries in Syria, the very oppositional distinction between revolutionaries and jihadists, and more. And he talked about the Left’s perception of what’s going on, and how so many are getting it wrong on Syria.
Listen to the interview on the following link:
A full transcript of the interview has been posted at SyriaFreedomForever.
10/09/2013 - 17:30
10/09/2013 - 19:00
Remember Iraq... Don't Attack Syria!
Date: 10 September 17:30 | Location: US Embassy Dublin 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Given the recent developments and the forthcoming vote in the US congress on military intervention in Syria, this even has now been rescheduled for Tuesday, at the US embassy.
There will be further details posted but the date and time are now confirmed.
Please support this protest and spread the word. Invite your friends.
If you can't make it at 5.30, please join us after this time whenever you can make until 7PM
John Molyneux, Memet Uludağ, Lola Hynes
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22/08/2013 - 17:30
FREE BRADLEY MANNING! IAWM Protest at US Embassy, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 Thursday 22 August at 5.30pm.
IAWM PRESS RELEASE – 17 AUGUST 2013
SOLIDARITY PROTEST WITH EGYPTIAN PEOPLE TODAY AT 2PM AT EGYPTIAN EMBASSY, CLYDE ROAD, DUBLIN 4.
• IAWM CONDEMNS INDISCRIMINATE MASSACRE OF CIVILIANS AND IMPOSITION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY BY EGYPTIAN MILITARY
• STOP THE SLAUGHTER, STOP THE KILLING
• NO TO THE STOKING OF SECTARIAN STRIFE BY EITHER SIDE – FOR REAL INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY NOW
• DON’T LET THE MILITARY DESTROY THE REVOLUTION - NO TO THE COUNTER REVOLUTION
• END MILITARY AID TO EGYPT FROM USA AND REGIONAL DESPOTIC REGIMES
The Irish Anti-war Movement (IAWM) issued a statement today condemning the continuing massacre of peaceful civilians including many women and children by the Egyptian military and called for a solidarity protest today at the Egyptian Embassy, 12 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
The statement noted in particular deep concern for civilians, including four Irish citizens, trapped in a mosque surrounded by gun toting police.
The statement condemned the ongoing brutal assault by the Egyptian military that is firing indiscriminately into crowds of protesting civilians. It noted that the violence by the military is reversing the optimism and gains of the revolution of January 2011 and is stoking sectarian tension amongst an ever increasing polarized Egyptian population.
The statement further noted that the military have opportunistically used the power of the people on the streets on 30 June to reassert its authority and take control back from the people.
Jim Roche, PRO of the IAWM said: