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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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Dáil Issues, Defence, Justice and Defence

Clare asks Minister Coveney a number of questions relating to the Irish Defense Forces including contracts given to Israeli companies found to be in breach of international law. Click on the links below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPzeFyfY4rU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoHUdd9h-Ds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s49g9XOzw8o

Dáil Issues, Defence, Justice and Defence

To ask the Minister for Defence the number of occasions that members of the Defence Forces have been called to undertake Aid to the Civil Power ATCP duties at Dublin, Cork, and Shannon Airports, respectively, in the past 12 months; and the way these operations are funded.
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Dáil Debates, Justice, Justice and Defence

Clare Daly discussing the need for real and fundamental change in the structures of An Garda Síochána. Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey9Y8WtMN2M&feature=youtu.be