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derry / anti-war / imperialism Monday August 11, 2008 10:13 by Jim Keys
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The Offending Artwork

Jim Keys, a member of the Foyle Ethical Investment Campaign (FEIC), was arrested on Friday after their monthly peace vigil outside Raytheon’s Derry software facility. His crime? He touched up a three year old spray drawing of The Black Shamrock on the public pavement outside Raytheon! The charge? Criminal Damage?

derry / anti-war / imperialism Thursday June 12, 2008 02:09 by Goretti Horgan
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The six anti-war activists who occupied arms manufacturer Raytheon's offices in Derry and destroyed its computers have been acquitted by a jury in Belfast.

Derry Anti War Coalition calls on the office of the Attorney General and the Crown Prosecution Service, in light of the jury's verdict of 'not guilty' to criminal damage charges, to institute an investigation into the activities of Raytheon at its various plants across the UK, with a view to determining whether Raytheon is a criminal enterprise.

derry / arts and media Saturday February 10, 2007 13:51 by Paula Geraghty
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The Free Derry Museum is a community based museum telling the story of the people of the Bogside, Creggan and the Brandywell over a four year period ending with the events of Bloody Sunday, where 14 people were killed by the Paratroop regiment of the British army.

John Kelly was standing at the museum entrance, chatting to a woman about the 35th anniversary commemoration of Bloody Sunday. He welcomed us in and told us how his brother Michael was one of those killed on that day. This was a true community museum, in the heart of Free Derry. Unlike most museums, it doesn’t ‘own’ any of the items on display; rather, they are all on loan from the families and individuals involved.

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derry / rights, freedoms and repression Wednesday January 31, 2007 12:16 by Paula Geraghty / Shaner
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Thousands gathered in the Creggan, in Derry, Northern Ireland last Sunday to commemorate the murder of civilians by British Paratroopers in 1972.

The vote by Sinn Féin to accept the Northern police was expected, but not unanimously welcome. Anonymous grafitti and a protest banner unfurled during the speeches signalled the disquiet with Sinn Féin's new departure. However, much of the anti-Sinn Féin grafitti had been obscured overnight while Martina Anderson, the Sinn Féin speaker at the rally, said that Sinn Fein's new role would act a check on the PSNI, holding them accountable.

derry / anti-war / imperialism Sunday October 15, 2006 23:22 by Eamonn McCann
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Raytheon's own 'how to find us'

In an indymedia.ie exclusive 'preview', veteran civil rights activist and journalist Eamonn McCann, publishes here the piece submitted to the Derry Journal for his weekly column this coming Tuesday. The story has huge ramifications for the future of democracy at local government level, as well as the global struggle against the US military industrial complex. This is why McCann, a member of the Socialist Workers Party and one of the "Raytheon 9", has asked for this article to be 'scattered far and wide'.

When did Raytheon give Derry City Council assurances that the company’s Derry plant would not engage in arms-related production?

In statements last week, representatives of the SDLP and Sinn Fein referred to the assurances and complained that Raytheon has reneged on them.

The statements followed a meeting on Monday between representatives of Raytheon and the leaders of the council parties. At this meeting, it seems, Raytheon admitted that the plant at Springtown was engaged in the manufacture of software for military systems. That is, the company apparently confessed to having acted in bad faith.

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textIRELAND: 8OO YEAR POLITICAL STRUGGLE 05:16 Tue 15 Mar by Michael Donahue Steinberg 0 comments

textPortrait of an Irish Republican 00:51 Sun 20 Dec by Michael Steinberg 0 comments

textDerry students stage rally at Guildhall Square 21:57 Wed 08 Dec by FEE 0 comments

James Connolly Mural on back of Free Derry Corner imageA Celebration of Resistance 20:17 Wed 28 Jul by Eleanor 1 comments

not_for_sale.jpg imageDerry 'Crowned' First UK City of Culture 00:51 Thu 22 Jul by Eleanor 21 comments

Protest at Israeli massacre on Aid Flotilla: the march lead by the Raytheon-9 Women in Derry's City centre. imageDerry Joins Global Protests against Israel's Blockade of Gaza 17:18 Thu 10 Jun by George Row 0 comments

tackle_israeli_war_crimes.jpg imageSupport The Derry Women On Trial 22:09 Tue 04 May by Solidarity With Raytheon 14 2 comments

img_0999.jpg imageDerry's 1st May Day march in donkeys - quite a respectable turn out 21:32 Sat 01 May by Shane 13 comments

raytheon2.jpg imageRaytheon trial to begin at Belfast Crown Court on Tuesday May 4th 11:43 Tue 27 Apr by Solidarity with the 14 Raytheon accused 1 comments

fem1.jpg imageInternational Womens Day in Derry 19:34 Fri 12 Mar by Eleanor 2 comments

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textYoung Journalist murdered by terrorists Apr 24 by Dubliner 0 comments

textBloody Sunday - 40 years on - not forgotten Jan 16 by Pól Ó Cionsalígh 0 comments

imagevideoaudioPoems of Bloody Sunday: Thomas Kinsella, Seamus Deane Jul 03 by John O'Leary in the grave 3 comments

imageSolidarity with the 14 Raytheon accused (9 women + 5 men) Mar 26 by Eleanor 1 comments

imageWomen Activists Challenge Re-Modelling Derry Feb 11 by Eleanor 3 comments

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imageSIPTU Proud to Support Foyle Pride 2011 Aug 29 SIPTU 0 comments

imageSIPTU condemn attack on Derry Community worker Jul 01 SIPTU 0 comments

textSDLP YOUTH: YOUNG PEOPLE OF DERRY WANT A PEACEFUL CITY Oct 07 SDLP Youth 0 comments

imageSave the Mid! May 26 Save Mid Ulster Hospital Action Group 1 comments

textDerry RSF Do Not Dispute Derry Journal Report Apr 10 Republican Sinn Féin 0 comments

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