Public Meeting - No EU Army Oppose PESCO Sat 27/01/2018 14:30 The Teachers Club Parnell Square Dublin

27/01/2018 - 14:30

No EU Army

In an on-going series of meetings being organised to oppose the formation of an EU army a number of speakers will attend this meeting these include:

  • Patricia McKenna Barrister/Political Activist
  • Brid Smith TD - Soladarity People Before Profit
  • Matt Carthy MEP - Sinn Fein
  • John Maguire - Professor Emeritus, UCC

Further speakers will be confirmed shortly.

 

If a Bomb Goes off in Mogadishu Does Anyone Hear?

According to Al Jazeera [1] "the world reacts to the bombing in Somalia in which at least 276 people died". The bombing which happened on Saturday 14th October 2017. Has receive almost no coverage in Western media and The Tweeter in Chief has little to say, just a bland statement from the Department of State in Washington.

The conservative YouTube channels who make so much about attacks in Europe have nothing to say about this.

At least 276 people died in a bombing in Somalia and the human race is diminished by their loss.

[1] - http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/world-leaders-condemn-revolting-mo...

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IAWM Statement on the Massacres and Oppression of the Rohingya people

IRISH ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT (IAWM) PRESS RELEASE: 17 SEPTEMBER 2017

IAWM Statement on the Massacres and Oppression of the Rohingya people

The IAWM unequivocally condemns the appalling treatment of the Rohingya people by the Myanmar regime.

Almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in western Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.

Hundreds have died making the perilous journey into neighbouring Bangladesh in recent weeks.

They are fleeing from the Myanmar military regime’s latest crackdown. Entire villages have been burned to the ground and widespread killings and rapes have been reported.

The senior United Nations (UN) human rights official, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, has described the treatment of the Rohingya as a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing.
Around a quarter of the Rohingya population has now been forced out of Myanmar by fear and terror.

As Muslims the Rohingya do not have citizenship rights under racist laws in Myanmar, a Buddhist majority country.

The military dictatorship that has ruled Myanmar since 1962 has persecuted the Rohingya, but sadly it is not just the country’s military rulers that are to blame.
Mynamar’s Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi has denied the latest atrocities have even taken place, blaming “terrorists” for spreading an “iceberg of misinformation”.

When the latest military crackdown began, Aung San Suu Kyi claimed the Rohingya were “Bengalis” and that they had set fire to their own homes. Aung San Suu Kyi is not just complicit in what’s going on, but explicit about supporting it.

The Irish Anti-War Movement also condemns the British and other Western governments for their support for the Burmese military and calls on the Irish government to make a clear statement of condemnation of what is being done to the Rohingya people and to express opposition to any collaboration with the Regime.

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