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antrim / anti-war / imperialism / news report Sunday August 13, 2006 13:42 by Caitlin ni Chonaill 6 comments (last - tuesday august 15, 2006 17:07) 3 images
On Saturday 12th August in Belfast approximately 300 people marched through the crowded city centre to City Hall demonstrating against Israeli aggression in both Lebanon and Gaza. The demand was for an immediate ceasefire, an end to the carnage and an Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon and from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. read full story / add a comment
derry / anti-war / imperialism / other press Saturday August 12, 2006 12:01 by Virgil Tibbs 1 comment (last - saturday august 12, 2006 12:05) 1 image
Here is magic cartoon which epitomises the mainstream political reaction to the ocupation of the raytheon Plant in Derry during which computers and documents were thrown out of the office windows. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / other press Friday August 11, 2006 22:27 by ali la pointe 5 comments (last - friday august 18, 2006 23:40)
Leading American academic, Noam Chomsky, whose prolific writing and lectures cover US foreign and domestic policy, the Military-Industrial complex, the State of Israel and the Middle East crises, today congratulated the protesters who disarmed raytheon, describing the action as 'inspiring', and the people who did it as 'wonderful'. read full story / add a comment
derry / anti-war / imperialism / news report Friday August 11, 2006 17:52 by ali la pointe 7 comments (last - friday august 11, 2006 22:38)
News just breaking that the judge at the Bail hearing at Belfast Crown court has granted bail to the 8 people who applied for it. The 9th, a former member of the Republican Socialist Movement and political prisoner who is out on license under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement had chosen to hold his bail application back so as not to jeopardise his comrades' chances. It is understood he will make a bail application on Monday. read full story / add a comment
derry / anti-war / imperialism / press release Friday August 11, 2006 12:42 by Goretti Horgan 5 comments (last - wednesday september 27, 2006 02:49)
As we wait to hear if the nine protestors are to get bail today or to be held until 7th Sept, here is yesterday's press release from the Derry Anti War Coalition in response to the jailing of its members. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / press release Thursday August 10, 2006 17:29 by Graham Ó Maonaigh 6 comments (last - thursday august 31, 2006 00:37)
Members of the Derry Anti-War Coalition yesterday occupied the raytheon
weapons factory in protest at the production of missile components
there, currently being used in the Israeli assault on Lebanon. read full story / add a comment
derry / anti-war / imperialism / feature Thursday August 10, 2006 13:35 by By Stander 127 comments (last - saturday may 10, 2008 05:37) 8 images
On Wednesday 9th August Anti War protesters in Derry stormed into the local plant of US missile manufacturer raytheon. They were protesting against the use of raytheon technology by the Israelis and used by them in their attacks in Lebanon.
After eight hours in occupation of the plant nine protesters were arrested by the PSNI and were charged with "Unlawful Assembly" and "Aggravated Burglary" when they appeared in court this morning (Thursday Aug 10th). read full story / add a comment
The Workers Solidarity Movement supports the actions of the anti-war protestors who occupied and sabotaged American arms manufacturer raytheon's Derry offices. read full story / add a comment
derry / anti-war / imperialism / news report Thursday August 10, 2006 09:07 by Ali la pointe 10 comments (last - friday august 11, 2006 17:25)
The 9 have been charged with the scheduled offences of Unlawful Assembly and Aggravated Burglary. Some (if not all) are appearing before 'Londonderry' Court House on Bishop St at 10 am today, Thursday. It's understood that some of them were held overnight at Coleraine PSNI barrackes and the rest at Strand Road Barracks. Not sure if the charges are under new so-called anti-terror laws, but will check. Noisy Protests have been called for 9.30 am outside Bishop st Court House in Derry. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday August 09, 2006 18:20 by Daniel 13 comments (last - thursday august 10, 2006 14:28)
PSNI SURROUND raytheon WEAPONS FACTORY IN DERRY AS ANTI-WAR PROTESTERS OCCUPY IN PROTEST AT WEAPONS BEING USED BY ISRAEL. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday August 09, 2006 15:55 by Fintan Lane 18 comments (last - wednesday august 16, 2006 16:06)
Anti-war protesters this morning occupied American arms manufacturer raytheon's Derry office, with nine people barricading themselves into the building and decommissioning vital equipment including computers.
According to the anti-war activists involved, the computer system was "completely disabled". It is understood that thousands of documents and dozens of computers were burned and thrown from windows by members of a group that entered the building at 8a.m. this morning.
Among those in the premises to protest against the world's largest missiles manufacturer was veteran socialist and civil rights campaigner Eamonn McCann.
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national / anti-war / imperialism / other press Wednesday August 09, 2006 13:43 by anti war 28 comments (last - thursday august 10, 2006 23:27) 3 images
War protesters storm raytheon
Up to 50 police involved in stand-off
By Brendan McDaid read full story / add a comment
An interview with Ciaron O'Reily of the Pit Stop Ploughshares conducted by Loserdom 'zine. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / other press Tuesday April 04, 2006 18:05 by D. Burbeck 2 comments (last - wednesday april 05, 2006 06:02)
Not to mention the immigration bill protests, March
saw massive demonstrations all over the world. Two
international action days - International Woman's
Day, and the Iraq War anniversary - brought
hundreds of thousands out protesting the war
and the Bush Administration. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday March 13, 2006 04:32 by shane ocurry 16 comments (last - thursday august 17, 2006 17:19) 12 images
There is an exciting if rather belated anti-war initiative, being prepared here in Ireland, for Saint Patrick's Day. It was thought up by a member of the Derry Anti War Coalition, and has been put into action by an ad hoc group here in Derry but the idea is really striking a chord with everyone who hears about it. read full story / add a comment
FORMER US MARINE IN DERRY TO SPEAK ON WAR CRIMES
FEIC UNVEIL PLAQUE TO REMEMBER VICTIMS OF THE ARMS TRADE Thurs 2nd Feb 2006
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday January 20, 2006 02:12 by Angus McGregor 2 comments (last - friday january 20, 2006 15:06)
NEW SCOTLAND DOSSIER ON CIA PLANES--The one the media are talking about.
[SECRET DOSSIER FOLLOWS, with proof (PHOTOS, dates, times) that CIA planes landed in Scotland. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday January 18, 2006 21:52 by shane ocurry 9 comments (last - friday january 20, 2006 19:28) 1 image
An event commemorating the murder of 14 innocent civilians & subsequent cover-up by the British State, and which has as its keynote speaker the widower of one of the victims of the 1993 IRA Shankill bomb, is one that is bound to get the hair standing up on the back of your neck. This year the Bloody Sunday Week-end Committee have really put the boat out to re-focus the weekend as a beacon for the community and politically minded from throughout Ireland, and abroad. A glance through the programme of events tells it all... read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / other press Tuesday August 30, 2005 01:49 by very persistent.
raytheon, best-known globally for military electronics and weapons systems, saw sales rise 8 % in the first half of the year to US$10.4 billion.
But raytheon (with an Irish operation) are small compared to Boeing (a partner to Ryanair) who had At the end of June, military orders of USS$85.7 billion.
Only 2 Arms companies of the US big ten of defence contractors presently engaged in the offence of Iraq.
Of the "10" -- Lockheed Martin, Boeing, raytheon, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Litton, General Electric, United Technologies, TRW and Textron -- six are among the world’s top 10 arms-producing companies. read full story / add a comment