Anti War Conference Dublin Sat 13 October Royal Dublin Hotel

13/10/2007 - 00:30
13/10/2007 - 20:00

The Irish Anti-War Movement, supported by PANA and the NGO Alliance, is organising a major International conference against war and occupation on Saturday October 13th in the Royal Dublin Hotel. Our objective is to bring together key figures from countries in the brunt of the storm with anti-war activists here in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. Tickets €10.00 at door or Purchase Ticket On-Line.  There also events in Galway and Derry.

The conference will challenge the myths and propaganda peddled by the main stream media and discuss practically how we can build the movement of resistance to war and occupation over the coming months. Unity of the anti war movement across organisational and territorial boundaries and solidarity with those who fight the illegal occupation of their country is what we seek. We must mobilise our support and push the Government not only through motions in the Dail but also in the streets through a major national demonstration planned for Nov 10th.

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr Qusay Abdulawahab Al-Suhail (Iraqi MP—Al Sadr Group)
  • Michel Samaha (Lebanese MP and former minister) & Ibrahim Mussawi (Al-Manar TV—Beirut)
  • Azmi Bishara (Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset)
  • Mira Dabit (‘Right to Education Campaign’ - Palestine)
  • Rose Gentle ( Military Families Against the War—UK)
  • Andrew Murray (StopThe War Coalition - -UK)
  • David Crouch (Media Workers Against the War—UK)
  • Dan Boyle (Green Party Senator) , Michael D Higgins (Labour Party), Angus O’Snodaigh (Sinn Fein) and Brid Smith (PbP)
  • Ed Horgan and Patricia McKenna (Green Party & PANA)
  • Harry Browne (journalist, lecturer and AWI)
  • Richard Boyd Barrett ( IAWM)


Conference Time Table


09.30 - 10.00  Registration

10.00 - 11.15

 Media , Islamophobia and the ‘War on Terror’

[Simon Assaf, Harry Browne, David Crouch, Mira Dabit]


: Glenda Cimino

11.30 - 13.00

Stop Bush’s War - Troops Out of Shannon

[Rose Gentle,Dr Qusay Abdulawahab Al-Suhail, Marnie Holborow, Azmi Bishara]


: Richard Boyd Barrett

14.00 - 15.00

 Militarisation of Europe / Irish neutrality

[Patricia Mc Kenna and Ed Horgan]


: Mark Price

15.15 - 16.30

 Democracy and Resistance in the Middle East

[Michel Samaha, Dr Qusay Al-Suhail, Sabah Jawad , Ibrahim Mussawi)

Chair : Michael Youlton

16.30 - 18.00

 The Way Forward for the Anti War Movement

[Andy Murray, Michel Samaha, Richard Boyd Barrett, Azmi Bishara]


: Sara O’ Rourke

   The political debate and our Cultural Event with music and poetry to follow will be held at the

Teachers Club

19.00 - 20.30

Political debate

With Dan Boyle (Green Party Senator),

Michael D Higgins (Labour Party),

Angus O’Snodaigh (Sinn Fein) and

Brid Smith (People Before Profit)


: Goretti Horgan (Raytheon 9/10} 


Purchase Tickets

Click on the link or on the button to purchase tickets on-line. Tickets may also be bought at the door cost €10.00.
For more details contact:
Kieran O'Sullivan
Tel: 087 6187680

Purchase Tickets On-Line 



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