Ukraine Buys Huge Amounts of Russian Fue... Fri Jan 20, 2023 08:34 | Antonia Kotseva
Turkey Has Sent Ukraine Cluster Munition... Thu Jan 12, 2023 00:26 | Jack Detsch
New Israeli Government Promises to Talk ... Tue Jan 10, 2023 21:13 | Al Majadeen
Russia Training Iranian Pilots Ahead of ... Tue Jan 10, 2023 15:19 | The Times of Israel
Lukashenko Abolishes Copyright Protectio... Tue Jan 10, 2023 15:05 | Nikki Main
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
From Soledar to Sanctioned by the UK Government Sat Feb 04, 2023 17:54 | The Saker
Pepe Escobar: Ukraine War is Desperate Move by U.S. to Preserve Hegemony and Prevent Multipolar Worl... Sat Feb 04, 2023 16:38 | The Saker
German tanks in the Ukraine. Again. Sat Feb 04, 2023 16:20 | The Saker
Original title: “People of Germany, remember these words!” Bitchute version: Powered by bitchute embed generator
What Becomes of NATO After The Loss In Ukraine (Gonzalo Lira) Fri Feb 03, 2023 23:15 | The Saker
NATO warns that Putin?s MASSIVE attack is happening now, send weapons | Redacted with Clayton Morris Fri Feb 03, 2023 22:47 | The Saker
The Saker >>
Woke-ism is Not Cultural Marxism Sat Feb 04, 2023 16:38 | Dr James Alexander
Professor James Alexander argues that woke-ism is not cultural Marxism, but an outcrop of liberalism.
The post Woke-ism is Not Cultural Marxism appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
Bill Maher Takes Aim at the Woke Revolution Sat Feb 04, 2023 14:17 | Nick Dixon
American talk show host Bill Maher has taken aim at the wokies, comparing their efforts to cleanse society of moral impurity to Mao?s cultural revolution.
The post Bill Maher Takes Aim at the Woke Revolution appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
Delilah Is the Latest Victim of the Woke Brigade Sat Feb 04, 2023 11:00 | Nick Dixon
The song ?Delilah? becomes the latest victim of the woke central planners. Aside from the sheer stupidity, and the deliberate ignoring of context, banning such songs is an attack on our harmless communal rituals.
The post Delilah Is the Latest Victim of the Woke Brigade appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
80,000 Students Take Their Universities to Court For Refunds on Degrees Disrupted by Lockdown Sat Feb 04, 2023 09:00 | Will Jones
Almost 80,000 students are taking legal action and demanding refunds over the costly courses disrupted by Covid that left many without the skills they need for the fields they wish to work in.
The post 80,000 Students Take Their Universities to Court For Refunds on Degrees Disrupted by Lockdown appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
The Fightback Against the Woke Capture of Scottish Schools Begins Sat Feb 04, 2023 07:00 | Stuart Waiton
Stuart Waiton writes for the Daily Sceptic about his new group, the Scottish Union for Education, which aims to push back against the political indoctrination of Scottish schoolchildren.
The post The Fightback Against the Woke Capture of Scottish Schools Begins appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
Lockdown Skeptics >>
Voltaire, international edition
Voltaire International Newsletter N°26 Sat Feb 04, 2023 05:43 | en
EU mulls ways to censor Russian views Thu Feb 02, 2023 04:34 | en
Zelensky's sponsor and Hunter Biden fall from grace Wed Feb 01, 2023 03:30 | en
Two perceptions of the war in Ukraine, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Jan 31, 2023 07:03 | en
Pfizer modified Covid virus ahead of pandemic Mon Jan 30, 2023 13:28 | en
Voltaire Network >>
Parliamentary Questions asked about Garda 'Operation Bedrock'
TaraWatch has asked for an investigation into Garda 'Operation Bedrock'
An Oral Parliamentary Question, regarding Garda 'Operation Bedrock' - which now appears to be an ongoing investigation into Tara campaigners, has been submitted to the Minister for Justice, Brian Lenihan. If the Minister chooses to answer, it will take place on Thursday afternoon. If not, a written answer will come early next week.
Gardai at Tara
The text of the Oral question submitted by Martain Ferris, nominated by Aengus ÓSnodaigh, TD to the Minister for Justice is as follows:
To ask the Minister for Justice, equality and Law Reform if "Operation Bedrock" is being commissioned or monitored by his Department or any particular Department or Minister; if it comprises or is part of an ongoing investigation into Tara campaigners ; what the scope of the operation is, and if private data is being shared between Gardai and private security or investigators involved in the construction of the M3; and if he will comment on the matter.
Martin Ferris, TD
Proof of the existence of Operation Bedrock first came to light in an article in the Meath Chronicle, about a court hearing in Navan concerning demonstrators at Tara. It said "Mr Finucane said there had been a reference to "Operation Bedrock" in material he had received and he wished to obtain additional information on that." (Meath Chronicle 10/11/2007)
Then, after a later hearing, RTE made the following report:
Tara link to garda documents sought
RTE News: Monday, 3 December 2007 15:00
A district court judge is to review documents relating to a garda operation codenamed 'bedrock', to see what relevance it has to campaigners opposing the route of the M3 motorway through the Tara / Skryne valley. At Navan District Court today, Judge John Brophy refused a defence request to step aside from hearing the case, telling barristers that they could go to the High Court if they were dissatisfied with his decision. Before the court were ten campaigners who face a variety of public offences arising out of protests at site works on the route of the motorway.
Judge Brophy told the court that after he reviewed the documents relating to Operation Bedrock he would decide if they relate to the defendants. If they did he would allow only their legal teams to see the documents.Barrister for some of the defendants, David Whelehan, asked the judge to disqualify himself from hearing the case when it does go ahead, saying he had already dealt with other similar cases. However, the judge rejected the request and set 21 January as a date for the hearing of the case.
On 4 December 2007TaraWatch sent a letter to the Taoiseach, and issued a press release. A response was received from the Minister's Office the next day, which said that he had referred the matter to the Minister for Justice, Brian Lenihan.Confirmation came from Minister Lenihan's office yesterday.
Also, on December 5, the following article appeared in the Irish Independent:
Gardai ‘not spying’ on motorway protesters
6 December 2007
GARDAI have rejected claims they are “spying” on campaigners opposed to construction of the M3 motorway.
The Tarawatch campaign last week asked Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to launch an investigation into whether the so-called ‘Operation Bedrock’ involved the surreptitious monitoring of anti-motorway campaigners.
In September, a district court judge also adjourned a criminal case being brought against a number of campaigners, asking gardai to provide details about the operation. Yesterday, a garda spokesman said there was nothing “sinister” about the operation.
“It is local operation dealing with the construction of the M3. It ensures the right of workers to go to work unimpeded, and the right of people to protest,” he said.
So, now we know that there is an ongoing investigation into Tara campaigners, and that it was not just a one-day operation. Let's see what the response is on Thursday to the questiosn that have been asked.
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE:
TaraWatch letter to Taoiseach -
RTE News: Tara link to garda documents sought -
Meath Chronicle: Three plead guilty to offences at Lismullen site - 10/11/2007