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Two policemen are under investigation for covering up a fascist brawl that involved Rome’s Mayor’s son, Manfredi Alemanno. According to Rome’s Public Prosecutors the inquiry that had followed the event was obstructed and then buried under the sand by the Police, thanks to the withholding of evidence and false statements made by policemen Roberto Macellaro (who in his free time volunteers to be the Mayor’s personal chauffeur) and Pietro Ronca, a local Chief Inspector in Rome. These two helped Manfredi Alemanno “disappear” from the scene after the beating had concluded, and then lied about what had really happened. read full story / add a comment
Fifteen years on from the signing of the ‘Good Friday Agreement’ it is imperative that Irish Republicans and the people of Ireland give careful consideration to the merits, mechanisms and leftovers of what was offered to the country that reportedly historic day. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / news report Wednesday April 10, 2013 18:23 by The Undertaker 31 comments (last - saturday april 27, 2013 13:55) 3 images 2 video files
I hereby reveal the following copy due for publication in one of Britain's papers today, but which was suppressed by the editors 'for security reasons'. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Monday April 08, 2013 14:35 by Lover 14 comments (last - saturday april 13, 2013 01:00) 6 images 1 video file
I know various parts of Britain are hosting gatherings to remember the dark legacy of Maggies reign but I think that in Dublin we should all come together tonight on O Connell Street to collectively remember all effected by the woman, particularly the hunger strikers, shoot to kill victims, Argentines, miners the list goes on. SO just throwing it out there and open to suggestions but this occassion should not pass with out challenging the message that Thatcher represented. Needless to say the media will be quick to have revised sanitised versions of her life being beamed over the airwaves. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / news report Thursday March 28, 2013 18:32 by An Drighneán Donn 1 comment (last - thursday march 28, 2013 22:51) 1 image
CPIR Statement on the Meaning of the British Legion Poppy
Once again, we have come to that time of year when we see our TV screens saturated with the blood red Poppy of the British Legion. Programmes aimed at young people, such as The X-Factor, are particularly targeted. Contestants, regardless of their origin, are forced to wear the symbol of the British Legion. And, because of the abject dependence of RTÉ on programming of British origin, Irish youths are just as subjected to this symbol as are their British contemporaries. And every year, we see, in the streets of Ireland, the results of this media saturation of young minds. More and more young Irish people think it is “cool” to wear a British Legion Poppy.
So, what is the British Legion? What is it’s poppy symbol? Is it a harmless fashion statement? A benign badge of belonging to the dominant tribe, a harmless mark of British nationalism? Is it a harmless remembrance of soldiers, fallen in long past wars? read full story / add a comment
galway / miscellaneous / news report Monday March 11, 2013 18:45 by Rossport Solidarity Camp 5 comments (last - thursday march 14, 2013 15:35) 2 images
Galway S2S and Rossport Solidarity Camp members challenged the head of SEPIL, Michael Crothers, to answer for the crimes Shell has commited.
The Managing Director of Shell E&P Ireland, Michael Crothers, came to the NUI Galway Energy Night on the evening of Feb 28th. He was part of a PR delegation that promoted Shell's progress in attempting to bring the Corrib Gas Project on-stream. A group of local Galway Shelltosea activists and Rossport Solidarity Camp members with ethical objections to the Gas Project staged a peaceful protest to express their concerns. Shell has been allowed to remove 125,000 tonnes of peat bog from an area directly including, and surrounded by, EU Special Areas of Conservation. The Irish government has failed in its legal duty to protect the natural habitats upon which Shell are currently working. In relation to the negative environmental consequences of the CGP, Crother's response was to praise Shell's environmental record as "exemplary".
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What follows is a short history of Tibet and the role which the current Dali Lama has played.
Some of the facts may surprise you read full story / add a comment
Family Carers are under additional stress to meet the increasing care needs in the home, whilst maintaining their own health and other family commitments due to the challenges presented by resource constraints. The most recent cuts in Budget 2013 to the Household Benefits Package, Respite Care Grant & increase in prescription charges amount to over €13.00 per week for Family Carers.
Caring for Carers Ireland supports the Government in implementing these Four National Goals of The Carers Strategy for Family Carers. It seeks this implementation at the earliest possible opportunity. read full story / add a comment
mayo / miscellaneous / news report Monday February 18, 2013 18:55 by rossport 1 comment (last - monday february 18, 2013 19:09) 9 images
Glengad compound invaded and work stopped for over 3 hours. Traffic control out of control. read full story / add a comment
mayo / miscellaneous / news report Thursday February 14, 2013 19:27 by shell2sea 3 comments (last - friday february 15, 2013 17:57) 1 image
Ms Ní Ghraidm pleaded guilty to a Section 8 and 9 charge and refused to do community service as she felt her protest was a service to a community under siege from Shell. The Judge then sentenced Ms Ní Ghraidm to 3 months in jail. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Sunday February 10, 2013 04:57 by hj foley 1 comment (last - friday may 29, 2015 11:05) 1 attached file
Digicel and the countries it operates in. The story also details the level of corruption in these countries read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / news report Monday February 04, 2013 11:13 by Volunteer 1 image 1 video file
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu has recently recorded a special video message of support for Afri - action from Ireland - the justice and peace group of which he is patron. In his 4 minute message the acclaimed campaigner and spiritual leader celebrates Afri's 37 years of activism and says 'independent voices like Afri's are more essential than ever in our world today'. He also refers to the importance of Afri's approach of linking the global with the local including their anti-apartheid campaigns as well as solidarity work with Philippines, East Timor, Latin America, the Niger Delta and the people of Rossport in Co. Mayo and what he calls their 'admirable struggle against Shell'. read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Sunday January 20, 2013 18:41 by Karl 1 comment (last - tuesday january 22, 2013 13:03) 1 image
They are poisoning our communities and destroying Republicanism. They are anti- working class. They are anti-Republicans. The choice is yours.
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national / miscellaneous / feature Monday December 31, 2012 18:28 by various 10 comments (last - wednesday january 09, 2013 06:40) 1 image
As the year draws to a close, we highlight some of the news stories that made it to the pages of Indymedia during the year. We are certainly living in "interesting times" as old the Chinese curse goes! Events in north Africa and the middle east related to the "fake arab spring" remained in the headlines and also as we head into 2013 the Irish economy is still saddled with enormous burden of debt by a criminal layer of developers, bankers, politicians and an international financial elite dictating to government and the promise of many more austerity budgets to come which will have the effect of stripping away all the social safety nets. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / press release Friday December 28, 2012 07:40 by Internationalist Group 1 image
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Belmullet District Court Report - Shell and Mayo County Council stand co-accused of obstructing the public highway.
Today in Belmullet district court Shell and Mayo County Council stood co-accused in a case for blocking the road during the disastrous attempt to deliver the Tunnel Boring Machine to Shell's tunnelling site at Aughoose in August this year. The co-accused settled out of court with the plaintiff and had the case struck out before the details were made public. read full story / add a comment
Yesterday morning 8 campaigners from the Rossport Solidarity Camp blocked workers from entering Shells main work site for the Corrib Pipeline project for 2 hours. A second action later in the day halted work at the Glengad compound, where Shell are expanding their compound to build a landfall valve. read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Monday December 10, 2012 15:32 by state of our nation 3 comments (last - tuesday december 11, 2012 22:35)
''Five TDs, cosy in the warmth of the taxpayer-subsidised Dail members' bar, played a cruel prank on independent TD Mattie McGrath as he battled on behalf of a farmer in trouble with a financial institution.
As Mr McGrath, who is diabetic, was in the 10th hour of a sit-in at the offices of Friends First along with five others, Dail colleagues were creased with laughter as they made a hoax call purporting to be from Pizza Hut, offering free pizza to the protesters.
In on the mocking skit were Labour's Michael McCarthy, Fine Gael deputies Tom Hayes and Patrick O'Donovan and Fianna Fail TDs Michael Moynihan and Dara Calleary.
Mr McGrath fell for the joke, he admitted yesterday.
In the call, Mr McCarthy who has a reputation as a mimic, purported to be an Italian.
"They should be ashamed of themselves. While they were warming their backsides in Leinster House, Mattie McGrath was out working for a farmer who wasn't even in his constituency," he said.''
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national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 27, 2012 22:53 by Gale Vogel 8 comments (last - saturday december 08, 2012 12:30)
Overheard in Dublin 2. Leaving the rich untouched while bleeding the people dry appears possibly an official policy. Based largely on an assumption that there is 'really no suffering' and those claiming pain are delusional, our leaders suffer little and act accordingly. Three out of our top four ministers were once teachers, they have had long and successful political careers and have never known the suffering that comes from austerity. There is an insidious absence of understanding for those who carry this state, the workers for the most part in the private sector who provide vital services and support through tax for the equally vital services provided by our state. These privately generated taxes are vital, without which there would be not support. The forthcoming budget has apparently not been discussed in An Dáil though is only days away. Joe, walking on Grafton Street describes this as 'pathetic'. read full story / add a comment
Irish laws and Catholic church and political cowardice kill women in Ireland read full story / add a comment