no events posted in last week
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future Sat Sep 21, 2019 16:49 | Scott
World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future? by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for ?Russia in Global Affairs? magazine, September 20, 2019 These days,
Moveable Feast Cafe 2019/09/20 ? Open Thread Fri Sep 20, 2019 20:30 | Herb Swanson
2019/09/20 19:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
Resistance report: Syrian Army takes the initiative in Idlib while Washington blames its failures on... Fri Sep 20, 2019 16:17 | The Saker
By Aram Mirzaei for The Saker Blog August was an eventful month for the Syrian Army and its allies as the battle for northwestern Syria saw a breakthrough after months
9/11: the deep state false flag that keeps on condoning Western terrorism at home and around the wor... Fri Sep 20, 2019 16:14 | The Saker
By: Jeff J. Brown for The Saker Blog 11 September 2019 Crosslinked with: https://chinarising.puntopr... https://youtu.be/8k6jjP1Ez0E https://soundcloud.com/44-d... Pictured above: In 2010, I saw this 23-second clip of the 52-story World Trade
Iran vs Saudi Arabia: it?s game-over Thu Sep 19, 2019 18:49 | The Saker
by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog Is the attack on ARAMCO the first of a long war or is it game-over already? It seems like the latter and in
The Saker >>
A Blog About Human Rights
UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia Sat Aug 31, 2019 13:41 | Human Rights
Fijian women still face Human Rights violations Mon Aug 26, 2019 18:49 | Human Rights
Saudi Human Rights Violation Fri Aug 09, 2019 20:41 | Human Rights
China?s LGBT Community Mon Apr 15, 2019 19:19 | Human Rights
Declaration of Human Rights at Sea Mon Apr 08, 2019 07:31 | Human Rights
Human Rights in Ireland >>
For lefties too stubborn to quit
It?s Saturday evening?so there?s a poll 19:55 Sat Sep 21, 2019 | WorldbyStorm
The Uncivil War? 12:24 Sat Sep 21, 2019 | WorldbyStorm
Fairphone 3 11:24 Sat Sep 21, 2019 | WorldbyStorm
That space film? no not that one, the other one? 11:00 Sat Sep 21, 2019 | WorldbyStorm
This Weekend I?ll Mostly Be Listening to? Songs about food 07:54 Sat Sep 21, 2019 | irishelectionliterature
Cedar Lounge >>
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting
Some Thoughts on the Brexit Joint Report 11:50 Sat Dec 09, 2017
IRISH COMMONWEALTH: TRADE UNIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 14:06 Sat Nov 18, 2017
Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016
The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015
Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015
Dublin Opinion >>
Galway - Event Notice
Thursday April 05 2007
Blowing the Lid on the US War on Terror
rights, freedoms and repression |
Monday March 12, 2007 00:56 by Simon McGuinness - Free the Miami Five Campaign freemiami5 at eircom dot net
One Man's Story: Philip Agee, Cuba and the CIA
Public meeting and film followed by discussion chaired by Professor William Schabas on the 48 year terrorist war against Cuba waged from the USA.
Announcing the Visit to Ireland of Philip Agee
After blowing the whistle on the dirty tactics of his CIA bosses in the 70s, Philip Agee was forced into exile. Thirty years on he has found a safe haven in Cuba, but his fight to expose the complicity of Washington in terrorism goes on.
Free the Miami Five and Cuba Support Group Ireland are pleased to jointly sponsor the visit to Ireland of this former CIA undercover agent and author later this month.
Agee is in Ireland to bring attention to the case of the Miami Five and to promote a new film by Bernie Dwyer and Roberto Ruis called “One Man’s Story: Philip Agee, Cuba and The CIA”. This is a follow up to the filmmaker’s previous successful tour of Ireland with their “Mission against Terror” film, also on the case of the Miami Five.
We are pleased to confirm that all public meetings will be chaired by very distinguished human rights academics, attesting to the global profile of the case of the Miami Five and the miscarriage of justice that has seen them spend eight years in jail in the USA for seeking, through entirely non-violent means, to prevent terrorist crimes against Cuba.
The following is the tour itinerary:
BELFAST Peter Froggatt Centre, Queens University Belfast, 1pm Friday 30 March 2007
- chaired by Professor Denis O'Hearn
DUBLIN Walton Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, 7.30pm Tuesday 3 April 2007
- chaired by Professor Ivana Bacik
GALWAY Town Hall Theatre, 8pm Thursday 5 April 2007
- chaired by Professor William Schabas
Admission free, all welcome.
A SHAMEFUL INJUSTICE
by Philip Agee
Saturday March 10, 2007
The Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2030677,00.html
There is a wave of progressive change sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean after the many lonely years in which Cuba held high the torch, with free universal healthcare and education, and world-class cultural, sports and scientific achievements. Although you won't find a Cuban today who says things are perfect - far from it - probably all would agree that compared with pre-revolutionary Cuba, there is a world of improvement.
(Continued at link above)
Philip Agee, a former CIA secret operations officer, is author of Inside the Company: CIA Diary. He travels in Cuba and Latin America as a campaigner, and manages an online travel service to Cuba.
For more detail on Philip Agee see: “The Spy who Stayed out in the Cold”: http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,,1986660,00.html
For a review of the film “One Man’s Story: Philip Agee, Cuba and The CIA” see: http://www.cubasupport.com/PhilipAgeeTour.html
WHO ARE THE MIAMI FIVE?
Five Cubans who were trying to stop Miami based terrorist groups from carrying out violent actions against the people of Cuba. They were found guilty of charges ranging from murder to espionage by a court in Miami, which relied on the evidence of convicted terrorists. All are innocent of the charges brought against them. Extensive intimidation of jurists by these same terrorists was a feature of the trial. They are currently appealing their convictions.
The release and exoneration of the five victims of this obvious miscarriage of justice.
The campaign is dedicated to the memory of the 3,478 Cubans killed and 2,099 maimed at the hands of US-based terrorists groups since 1959.
Campaign Chairperson: Eleanor Lanigan - 087 2426755
Secretary: Simon McGuinness – 087 2360234
POST: 282 Clontarf Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3
WEB SITES: www.freethefive.org, www.FreeForFive.org, www.cubasupport.com