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«Wednesday March 09, 2011»
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International Women’s Day

Tuesday March 8th

in Solidarity with the Women of Afghanistan

and in Mourning for the 20 Women & 29 Children recently killed by
NATO-led  forces,

Vigil outside the American Embassy, 42 Elgin Rd., Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

1pm to 3pm.

A letter to President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama will be handed in,

welcoming them to Ireland for their intended visit in May,

provided

he ends the occupation of Afghanistan

and the military occupation of our civilian airport at Shannon.

We shall also demand that women must be part of any negotiating team,

in accordance with UN Resolutions 1325 & 1820;

and that any money given must go to women’s groups and not to the warlords.

“The Afghan solution lies in the independent struggles of Afghan women
against the Taliban, Karzai, his war lords and the US military...

Start: 19:00
End: 21:30

Israeli Apartheid Week 2011: Gideon Levy - The Punishment of Gaza (IPSC)

Public Lecture and Book Launch
Renowned dissident Israeli journalist
GIDEON LEVY
Speaks about ‘The Punishment of Gaza’

World renowned award-winning dissident Israeli journalist Gideon Levy is to speak in Dublin’s Trinity College on Wednesday March 9th as part of Israeli Apartheid Week 2011. Levy, an acclaimed critic of Israel’s brutal policies towards the Palestinian people via his column in the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, will be here to launch his book The Punishment of Gaza. The lecture will take place at 7pm in the Emmet Theatre, Arts Block, TCD and entry is free. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

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