Upcoming Events

Dublin | Anti-War / Imperialism

no events match your query!

Blog Feeds

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link The Party and the Ballot Box Sun Jul 14, 2019 22:24 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan

offsite link What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith

offsite link Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Public Services Card: Some still forced to comply

offsite link Catholic Church: Dark influence still active Anthony

offsite link Tom Parlon launches new career in comedy Anthony

offsite link Presumption of innocence does not universally apply in Ireland Anthony

offsite link The poor standard of Irish political journalism Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Hezbollah And The Basket Of Liberators Thu Nov 21, 2019 20:34 | The Saker
by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog ?Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see? (John Lennon). Some who want to believe that Hezbollah is faultless, obviously live

offsite link Mapping the Global Divide Thu Nov 21, 2019 19:28 | The Saker
by Naresh Jotwani for The Saker Blog What exactly does ?the resistance? resist? What should ?the resistance? resist? Clearly, the target of any resistance has to be some form of

offsite link Lessons From Qaddafi Learned: Aerial Bridge to Syria Wed Nov 20, 2019 18:18 | Scott
by Vasily Kolosov Translated by Leo. Source: https://e-news.su/mnenie-i-... November 18, 2019 ? One of the reasons for the destruction of the Libyan state and the death of Colonel Qaddafi himself

offsite link Yellow Vests reach 1 year: The redemption of France?s revolutionary spirit Wed Nov 20, 2019 16:28 | The Saker
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog (cross-posted with PressTV) (Ramin Mazaheri is the chief correspondent in Paris for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has

offsite link China ? Bolivia ? a Lithium Deal ? No More? Wed Nov 20, 2019 16:23 | The Saker
by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog China has by far the largest lithium market. China produces already today the most electric cars, about 1 million in 2018, and will

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link US Holds China To Account For Human Rights Violations Sun Oct 13, 2019 19:12 | Human Rights

offsite link UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia Sat Aug 31, 2019 13:41 | Human Rights

offsite link Fijian women still face Human Rights violations Mon Aug 26, 2019 18:49 | Human Rights

offsite link Saudi Human Rights Violation Fri Aug 09, 2019 20:41 | Human Rights

offsite link China?s LGBT Community Mon Apr 15, 2019 19:19 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Dublin - Event Notice
Thursday January 28 2010
07:00 PM

Call for a Haiti Solidarity Committee

category dublin | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Tuesday January 26, 2010 18:00author by LASC - LASCauthor email info at lasc dot ieauthor address 5 Merrion Row, Dublin 2author phone 01-6760435 Report this post to the editors

Dear friends, at this tragic moment in which at least 150,000 Haitian people have died in the recent earthquake, we would expect doctors and rescue brigades to have been sent urgently in order to help the victims. Instead, the US is taking advantage of the tragedy by sending a massive number of troops to occupy the country, while in the process boycotting the delivery of aid and occupying strategic ports and the national airport (See http://www.indymedia.ie/article/95572). The UN, which had 9,000 ocuppying troops in Haiti before the quake, is now sending more troops. As if Haiti was in the middle of a civil war! As a commentator said, seemingly Haitian people cannot be fed unless when looked down the barrel of a gun. Here in Ireland, Billy Timmins has been asking that the EU send troops as well (http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2010/0120/122....html). No one wants to be left out when it comes to the militarization of Haiti!

In the wider context, there is a US project to increase their military presence in all of Latin America and regain its power in the region. The UN and other powers in the region see Haiti in the same terms. They try to stabilise the country at gunpoint, rather than support the welfare and the democratic ownership of the country by its citizens. The only role they see for Haiti in the world is that of a sweatshop for transnational companies while its population is kept on line through sheer force.

Growing voices in Haiti have said "enough!" and we take their call as our own. Therefore, we are calling on everyone to join us in creating a Haiti solidarity committee in order to support the struggle of the Haitian people against the US-UN occupation of their country, against those who strangle it with the burden of the illegitimate debts and those who starve it through Neoliberal sponsored economics. We support the grassroots organisations in Haiti who want to rebuild a country with a future, a country owned by its people.

We invite you to take part on a planning meeting for this group in Seomra Spraoi (10 Belvidere Court, Dublin 1), Thursday 28th of January, at 19:00

author by GigOrMeeting?publication date Tue Jan 26, 2010 20:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

There is a Gig to raise funds for Haiti on thursday 28th at 8pm :-(

People may wish to go to both :-(

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/95551

author by LASC - LASCpublication date Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:56author address author phone Report this post to the editors

This activity was planned without any knowledge the gig was taken place so we regret any inconvenience. Time was changed to 19:00 in order to make it possible for people who want to attend later to the gig to do so.

 
© 2001-2019 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy