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Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, International, Justice and Defence

Press Release: 
Shannonwatch, 11 Dec 2014:

Shannonwatch are appalled at the shocking revelations about CIA torture of detainees in the US Senate intelligence committee report released on Tuesday Dec 9th. Details of the methods used, the extent of the torture and the scale of lies and deceit from a government agency are even worse than was already known. Ireland’s complicity has already been documented by other reports, but given this new information it is now well past time for a full investigation of the role played by Shannon in the brutal and illegal interrogation undertaken by the CIA.
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Environment, Human Rights, International, National

Detroit Water Brigade at Dublin Airport 7 Dec 2014

Detroit Water Brigade at Dublin Airport 7 Dec 2014

by Jamison Maeda

After two massive protests against water charges and water privatisation, Ireland is gearing up for possibly the largest public protest in our history this Wednesday on International Human Rights Day. In the last two months, Right2Water protests were attended by as many
as two hundred thousand people in cities and villages across the country along with solidarity protests in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.
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Irish Water

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Dáil Debates, Environment, Human Rights, National

Clare speaking this week on the Water bill and the government’s failed attempts to buy off the people with concessions.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QMS2eZWBuo

Human Rights, International

by Jamison Maeda

Michael Brown, an unarmed 18 year old, was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.  It’s the infamous, American narrative; White police officers killing black people because of institutionalized racism and discrimination.  Most people around the world are aware of it. Americans certainly are.  But to what extent are black people more likely to be shot by police than other races or ethnic groups? The truth is, no one really knows the truth.
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