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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Start: 19:00
Start: 30/09/2015 - 19:00
End: 01/10/2015 - 00:45

Galway meeting: Syria:- Refugees and War. Why is this happening, and what can we do?

Public meeting Wednesday 30th September 7pm
Venue: Upstairs at Richardson's Bar, Eyre Square.

We are hearing a lot about Syria in the last while regarding refugees, civil war, and foreign interventions. The biggest group of refugees coming
to Europe at the moment are Syrians. Governments are under pressure from populations to let more refugees into their countries, but what are the
problems causing Syrians to flee and why are they heading here? What can we do here in Ireland to support the people of Syria?

Since 2011 Syria has been transformed into a warzone. Increasingly external powers have become involved backing their faction allies.
Meanwhile ISIS has exploited the situation. What are the motives of USA and Russia? And how is Syria linked to the British Prime Minister’s assertion
that Labour under their newly elected leader Jeremy Corbyn is “a threat to national security”?

There will be a public meeting debating these questions, held  upstairs at Richardson's Bar in Eyre Square, on Wednesday 30th September, at 7pm,
facilitated by the Galway branch of the Socialist Workers Party.

This public meeting addressed by retired lecturer John Molyneux of the Socialist Workers Party will also examine the broader issues of immigration
and border controls, war, Capitalism and Imperialism, and discuss the alternatives.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
End: 00:45
Start: 30/09/2015 - 19:00
End: 01/10/2015 - 00:45

Galway meeting: Syria:- Refugees and War. Why is this happening, and what can we do?

Public meeting Wednesday 30th September 7pm
Venue: Upstairs at Richardson's Bar, Eyre Square.

We are hearing a lot about Syria in the last while regarding refugees, civil war, and foreign interventions. The biggest group of refugees coming
to Europe at the moment are Syrians. Governments are under pressure from populations to let more refugees into their countries, but what are the
problems causing Syrians to flee and why are they heading here? What can we do here in Ireland to support the people of Syria?

Since 2011 Syria has been transformed into a warzone. Increasingly external powers have become involved backing their faction allies.
Meanwhile ISIS has exploited the situation. What are the motives of USA and Russia? And how is Syria linked to the British Prime Minister’s assertion
that Labour under their newly elected leader Jeremy Corbyn is “a threat to national security”?

There will be a public meeting debating these questions, held  upstairs at Richardson's Bar in Eyre Square, on Wednesday 30th September, at 7pm,
facilitated by the Galway branch of the Socialist Workers Party.

This public meeting addressed by retired lecturer John Molyneux of the Socialist Workers Party will also examine the broader issues of immigration
and border controls, war, Capitalism and Imperialism, and discuss the alternatives.

Friday, October 9, 2015
End: 00:00
Start: 09/10/2015 - 19:30
End: 10/10/2015 - 00:00

Shannonwatch are delighted to host a talk by Janet Fenton of Scottish CND in Limerick's Pery Hotel, Glentworth St. on Friday 9th October at 7.30pm. The talk will cover the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, the UK Trident programme, and nuclear non-proliferation campaigning. Janet will also talk about the 'Corbyn phenomenon' as a follow up to the extraordinary levels of political engagement that occurred during the Scottish 2014 independence referendum.

Janet is an international campaigner with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She has been active in nuclear disarmament campaigning. Her work to address the humanitarian and developmental consequences of nuclear weapons looks at the particular relevance for women and girls, and examines the ways in which gender structures stand in the way of disarmament. She is an active supporter of the Humanitarian Pledge, initiated by the Austrian Government, which aims to fill the legal gap in the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons, and now signed by 117 countries.

Janet will speak at a number of events in Ireland in the course of a 4 day visit which is hosted by the Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA).

For more information phone 087 8225087 or email shannonwatch@gmail.com

 

Saturday, October 10, 2015
End: 00:00
Start: 09/10/2015 - 19:30
End: 10/10/2015 - 00:00

Shannonwatch are delighted to host a talk by Janet Fenton of Scottish CND in Limerick's Pery Hotel, Glentworth St. on Friday 9th October at 7.30pm. The talk will cover the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, the UK Trident programme, and nuclear non-proliferation campaigning. Janet will also talk about the 'Corbyn phenomenon' as a follow up to the extraordinary levels of political engagement that occurred during the Scottish 2014 independence referendum.

Janet is an international campaigner with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She has been active in nuclear disarmament campaigning. Her work to address the humanitarian and developmental consequences of nuclear weapons looks at the particular relevance for women and girls, and examines the ways in which gender structures stand in the way of disarmament. She is an active supporter of the Humanitarian Pledge, initiated by the Austrian Government, which aims to fill the legal gap in the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons, and now signed by 117 countries.

Janet will speak at a number of events in Ireland in the course of a 4 day visit which is hosted by the Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA).

For more information phone 087 8225087 or email shannonwatch@gmail.com

 

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