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Short video from anti-deportation action

category dublin | rights, freedoms and repression | feature author Monday March 06, 2006 17:44author by harcesz - obin.orgauthor email harcesz at poczta dot fm Report this post to the editors

Thursday Mar 2nd 2006, Dublin, Residents Against Racism

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outside Irish National Immigration Services

video in mpeg2, 1:24, 14.1 MB

Video was done yesterday (Mar 2 2006) on an action against deportations done by Residents Against Racism in Dublin, around 1pm. Sorry for the low quality.

author by redjadepublication date Fri Mar 03, 2006 20:07Report this post to the editors

good stuff.

I think little videos like this are a good thing.

Video makers often think they have to make hour long documentaries - but few people want to watch that online, really.

Keep it short and sweet!

Nice to see RAR fighting the good fight - wish i was there :-)

some screen shots
some screen shots

author by macpublication date Fri Mar 03, 2006 20:38Report this post to the editors

yea nice work, great to see.

author by risible - 1 of Indymedia Ireland Editorial Grouppublication date Fri Mar 03, 2006 20:57author email risible at indymedia dot ieReport this post to the editors

poster for use as feature image

RAR poster outside Irish National Immigration Service offices in Dublin
RAR poster outside Irish National Immigration Service offices in Dublin

author by guydebordisdeadpublication date Mon Mar 06, 2006 20:18Report this post to the editors

keep the pressure on them.

author by iosafpublication date Mon Mar 06, 2006 21:18author address barcelonaReport this post to the editors

Please never stop. I don't think you will. Because you understand what it is you are doing. And future generations of irishmen and irishwomen will thank you for it. They'll probably put a memorial up. We will mostly not like it ;-) If there are any merchant seamen or ex-maritime workers in the RAR loop, please drop me an email :- iosaf[at] We're working on maritime issues now in Barcelona with the "assembly of no papers" and various other groups and individuals. & extra case reports, individual experiences, & any sort of information on maritime worker issues and shengen maritime visa law with Dublin treaty exceptions- will be very very welcome indeed. I always feel the need to direct people here - and particularly to the map on internment camps in the comments to that article.

author by omega supremepublication date Mon Mar 13, 2006 17:43Report this post to the editors

Asylum seekers have an obligation under international law to go to the nearest possible (practical) safe country, given Irelands geographical location in very few if any cases would Ireland be the nearest practical safe country to get to for anyone claiming genuine asylum. Irelands location and border protections mean that these "asylum seekers" (or asylum system abusers) must spend weeks, months if not years planning to get here, which doesnt really fit in with their tales of fleeing for their lives.
Hence Ireland has no legal or moral obligation to take in these supposed "asylum seekers"

As for future generations of Irish people building monuments to you, I don't see aboriginal Americans or Australians celebrating those who collabarated in turning them into minorities in their own countries leading to their current plight, and I can't see future generations of Irish people doing it either. Although a high percentage of you don't seem to be Irish anyway.

author by Aoifepublication date Tue Mar 14, 2006 08:13Report this post to the editors

Omega Supreme,
there are more people in American of Irish Ancestry than Red Indians and I am aware a lot of Irish men and women still rush to live in Australia.Please try to be objective in your submisssion.

author by iosafpublication date Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:11author phone 0034 636 105 231Report this post to the editors

almost ready - the english version of a documental movie first screened at the 2005 OVNI festival at Barcelona's CCCB on the occupation of the Cathedral and Church of the Pi by unregularised migrants June 5th and june 6th (the week of the Trinity in Christian liturgy the action saw the real left clash with the new "left regime" by locking-in almost 2000 mostly muslims in the two symbolic places of worship) to demand complete regularisation from the then newly empowered "leftwing" regime which thought voted in 2 years ago today, needed another month to get the "keys and seals".
If anyone wants a copy of this documentary for organisational and activist purposes / showing : send me a message & we organise it a.s.a.p.-

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