IAWM Bulletin

Stop the War in Yemnen Fri 5/2/2021 7:30PM

Date: 5/2/2021 7:30PM

Speakers:

  • Yemini Activist from Arab Human Rights Watch
  • Aziz Almoayyad (Saudi Activist)
  • Brid Smith TD

Registration: https://www.pbp.ie/fri-feb-5th-7-30pm-stop-the-war-in-yemnen/

DAY OF ACTION FOR YEMEN THIS MONDAY – STOP THE WAR NOW!

IRISH ANTI WAR MOVEMENT BULLETIN – 23 JANUARY 2021

DAY OF ACTION FOR YEMEN – STOP THE WAR NOW!

The IAWM is asking all its members and supporters to join with multiple organisations and activists around the world to support the Day of Action for Yemen which occurs on this Monday 25 January.

There are multiple Covid-safe online events happening around the world including the UK’s Stop the War Coalition Global Online Rally at 7pm on Monday which you can register for through this link. The speakers include

Ahmed Al-Babati (British-Yemeni Soldier)
Dr. Shireen Aladeimi
Apsana Begum MP
Jeremy Corbyn MP
Danny Glover (Actor)
Daniele Obono (French National Assembly Member)
Yanis Varoufakis (MeRA25 Secretary-General)
Dr. Cornel West

Over 230,000 Yeminis have been killed in this war which has also resulted in a catastrophic humanitarian crisis whereby 24 million people including 80% of Yemini children (12.3 million) are dependent on and in desperate need of humanitarian aid. The country is in danger of a massive famine which could devastate an entire generation of Yemenis.

This catastrophe was all avoidable.

Western Governments have supported the bombing of Yemen by the Saudi / UAE coalition. The UK based Campaign against the Arms Trade (CAAT) estimates that over £15B. worth of weapons have been sold by the US, Britain, Canada, Spain, France and Italy to Saudi Arabia since the war started.

Why cannot such monies be used to feed the starving and cure the sick instead?

While there may be atrocities and human rights abuses on both sides of the internal conflict within Yemen as documented by Amnesty International in this report - https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/middle-east-and-north-africa/yemen/... - there is no doubt that this horrific war has been exacerbated and prolonged by the interference and support for one side by western governments particularly those of the US and Britain.

This must stop now!

Election Candidates and Irish Neutrality Wed 5/2/2020 8:30PM Wynns Hotel Abby St Dublin

The Irish Anti-War Movement (IAWM) is hosting a debate in Wynn's Hotel from 8:30PM-10PM Wed 5th February 2020.

Facilitated by: Vincent Browne

IRISH NEUTRALITY, FOREIGN POLICY AND THE GENERAL ELECTION 2020

Participants so far include:

  • Richard Boyd Barrett, People before Profit (President IAWM)
  • Councillor Nessa Hourican, Green Party
  • Aengus O Snodaigh, Sein Féin

all main political parties have been invited.

Come along and hear the arguments.

The IAWM is calling for people to vote for candidates and parties that will reclaim Irish neutrality and close the Shannon War Port

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IRANIAN AND AMERICAN SPEAKERS TO CONDEMN TRUMP’S RECKLESS ACTIONS AT DÁIL PROTEST

We urge all our members and supporters to join us at this vital protest at the Dáil this evening. Check our website for further information.

Irish Government get off the fence,
Stand up now to Trump and Pence!

1,2,3,4 - we don't want another war!

Irish Government - close the Shannon Warport!

IRISH ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT (IAWM) PRESS RELEASE: 09 JANUARY 2020

• IRANIAN AND AMERICAN SPEAKERS TO CONDEMN TRUMP’S RECKLESS ACTIONS AT DÁIL PROTEST
• NO TO WAR WITH IRAN!
• STOP THIS SENSELESS WARMONGERING!
• US TROOPS OUT OF THE MIDDLE EAST!
• US MILITARY OUT OF SHANNON!

The Irish Anti-War Movement will hold a protest at Dáil Éireann this evening at 5.30pm to condemn the assassination of Iranian General Qaseem Suleimani, Iraqi Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and others by a US air strike at Baghdad airport on 03 January.

Iranian, American and Irish speakers will join the protest and condemn the escalation towards another war in the region.

Speakers so far include:

• Dr. Roja Fazaeli, Iranian / Irish citizen and academic
• Dr. Harry Brown, journalist, academic and US citizen
• Glenda Cimino, US citizen and member of the IAWM Steering Committee
• Richard Boyd Barrett TD and President of the IAWM

The IAWM regards this act as a blatant, provocative act of war by the US Government against Iran. To assassinate the second most important leader of a soverign country is unprecedented and while it is the latest in a series of tit-for-tat strikes in the cold war between the US and Iran this reckless act seriously increases the danger of a new war in the middle east. We have already witnessed strong calls for revenge from Iran and we have seen retaliatory missile strikes by Iran against US military bases in Iraq.

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