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Palestine & womens rights audio

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This audio is of the session at the 2009 Dublin anarchist bookfair organised by the Irish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. The speaker is Nidal Saadeh, a leftist Palestinian activist from Bethlehem in the West Bank.

 

Palestine & womens rights - a Bethlehem women speaks at DABF 2009 by Workers Solidarity on Mixcloud

 

What the recent budget means for you in N.Ireland

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The unveiling of Alasdair Darling’s budget, representing as it does as the strategy on the government’s part to deal with the developing recession which the global economic crisis has caused, has unsurprisingly been surrounded by hysterical commentary from the mainstream media.

Minister Eamon O Cuiv manhandles protester in Galway

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A student who was claims to have been manhandled last night by Minister Eamon O Cuiv at an Anti-Fees protest in NUIG has called for an apology from the minister.

Greek general strike shuts down transport

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The BBC website is reporting that the general strike in Greece today has cancelled flights out of the airport and that public transport is badly disrupted

Fascist attack on Patras demonstration in Greece

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"Toward the end of the demo however the riot police launched a major attack, forcing it to retreat toward the city’s historical university building (the so-called parartima). Soon thereafter, the most incredible attack began: Tens of fascists (that seem to had gathered in Patras from across the country, in a pre-planned joint operation with the police) attacked the demonstration with knives and stones."

The murderous state of Greece

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Statement from Greek anarchists on the shooting of the 16-year-old boy, Alexandros Grigoropoulos,  in Athens

Obamania, the factory of illusions...

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The victory of Obama in the US presidential elections, echoed all over the world through the mass media, tried to convince us that the single most relevant event in 2 millions of years of human existence had just happened.

INTO members urged to vote No to rotten pay deal

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The text of a leaflet distributed among INTO members. While it's written specifically for INTO members, the arguments in it are obviously applicable across all unions.

PSNI District Policing Partnerships- A template for police accountability?

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Hugh Orde, current Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland often refers to the force as the ‘most democratic, accountable police service in the world’. Despite its retention of a heavy arsenal of lethal weapons including Tasers, and a litany of repressive 'anti-terror' legislation including ‘dip-lock courts’.

Court upholds Gordon McNeill’s right to protest

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Unite leaders forced to back down from their attempt to imprison him.

Unite leaders’ attempt to cripple Gordon with legal costs thrown out by the court

“I will now be returning to my lawful protest outside Transport House” Gordon McNeill

The case brought by the Unite leadership against sacked airport shop steward, Gordon McNeill, was heard in the Belfast High Court this morning. Unite were attempting to have Gordon imprisoned for breaking an injunction barring him from protesting at Transport House.

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