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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday September 14, 2007 20:51 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 3 comments (last - saturday september 15, 2007 14:22)   image 5 images
Belfast Shell to Sea organised a picket of the Shell station in Andersonstown today in solidarity with the national mobilisation in Bellanaboy in Mayo. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Friday September 14, 2007 15:52 by reabhloid dearg   image 1 image
Seamus Costello Memorial Talk
The politics and ideas of Seamus Costello read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday September 04, 2007 22:13 by Gan ainm   text 3 comments (last - wednesday september 05, 2007 14:10)   image 4 images
The meeting 'death behind bars' which took place on August 9th was not reported on by the ABC for some time due to legal considerations which continue to restrict what we can say. read full story / add a comment
antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Monday August 27, 2007 16:11 by Socialist Party   text 4 comments (last - friday august 31, 2007 17:44)
Sacked Airport Workers Victory - Hear Their Story
8pm Thursday 30th August
Socialist Party Offices 13 Lombard St, Belfast read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Wednesday August 22, 2007 15:05 by reabhloid dearg   text 6 comments (last - thursday august 23, 2007 21:52)
Urgent protest: Bord Failte in Castle Street read full story / add a comment
antrim / crime and justice / press release Saturday August 11, 2007 15:04 by Kevin Murphy   text 14 comments (last - saturday august 11, 2007 21:29)   image 5 images
The 32 County Sovereignty Movement condemn the latest despicable attack on the Grave of fallen Óglaigh na hÉireann Volunteer Joseph O Connor read full story / add a comment
Dockers' Strike commemorated
antrim / history and heritage / event notice Thursday August 09, 2007 20:16 by Ciarán   text 10 comments (last - monday august 13, 2007 01:07)   image 1 image
A mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1907 Dockers' and Carters' Strike in Belfast will be unveiled at the corner of the Falls Road and Northumberland Street, next to the International Wall, on Saturday 11th August at 2.00pm. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday August 06, 2007 13:27 by Gan Ainm   text 6 comments (last - thursday august 09, 2007 14:19)   image 2 images
Belfast Anarchist Black Cross will be hosting a meeting during the West Belfast Feile, regarding the issue of prison deaths in the north.

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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday August 02, 2007 00:18 by gan ainm   text 1 comment (last - wednesday august 22, 2007 09:58)   image 3 images
The Belfast Anarchist Black Cross will be hosting a meeting during the West Belfast Feile, regarding the issue of prison deaths in the north.
Entitled 'deaths behind bars' the meeting will focus on prison neglect and brutality resulting in the deaths of prisoners either through suicide or as a result of staff actions.
We have been in touch with the families of some victems and hope to have them address the meeting as well as the author of a recent report on human rights abuses of female prisoners.
The meeting will take place in the Culturlann on the falls road, on August 9th at 7.30pm read full story / add a comment
Anti-Racism World Cup 2007
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Saturday July 28, 2007 03:47 by Ciarán   image 1 image
Teams from Cuba, The Congo, The Basque country, Palestine, Italy, England, Catalonia, Kurdistan and Germany as well as local Irish teams from various ethnic and racial backgrounds will participate in the 2007 Anti-Racism World Cup, held in West Belfast, and we are encouraging every one to come out and give their support and a warm welcome at the football tournament on Saturday 4th August at 2pm. read full story / add a comment
Alternative Processes
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Tuesday July 24, 2007 02:04 by reabhloid dearg   text 2 comments (last - thursday august 16, 2007 13:05)   image 1 image
Can the goals of an independent Socialist Ireland be attained through the Good Friday Agreement or is an alternative process needed? read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Sunday July 22, 2007 23:59 by Catalan Solidarity   image 1 image
One of Catalonia’s most popular singer song writers has taken up the opportunity to perform live in Belfast. Feliu Ventura will be on stage during along with a number of other local artists.

Feliu, who prides himself as a Catalan song writer, has been in the acoustic music scene for over 10 years. He fuses his social compromise with the poetry of his feelings. He presents his songs as a tool of communication, expression and information to invite and to open up alternative ways for social change. read full story / add a comment
JCDS presents 'The Battle of Algiers'
antrim / miscellaneous / event notice Monday July 09, 2007 18:26 by Ciarán   image 1 image
A film screening is being organised by the James Connolly Debating Society and will take place in the Felons' Club, Falls Road, Belfast on Thursday 2nd August. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / press release Sunday July 08, 2007 23:51 by reabhloid dearg   text 3 comments (last - friday september 28, 2007 10:49)
Sunday World Dirty Tricks And Strabane Sinn Fein read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / press release Saturday July 07, 2007 00:43 by reabhloid dearg

Following recent low flying helicopter activity in the Andersonstown area of west Belfast the Irish Republican Socialist Party has issued a statement challenging the PSNI over their use of this crude method of surveillance. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Sunday July 01, 2007 15:46 by Ernesto Lynch   text 4 comments (last - monday july 09, 2007 13:46)
New Sinn Fein police march protestors. read full story / add a comment
antrim / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Wednesday June 27, 2007 16:37 by Ciarán
Demonstrate at
Laganside Courthouse, Belfast
on Friday, June 29, 10am read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday June 25, 2007 23:00 by Gan Ainm   text 1 comment (last - monday june 25, 2007 23:08)   image 8 images
Well over a hundred people attended a video showing and music night to raise funds for Mumia Abu Jamal and Anarchist life prisoner and jailhouse lawyer Harold Thompson. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday June 18, 2007 00:14 by gan ainm   text 1 comment (last - monday june 18, 2007 11:33)
On Saturday June 23rd Belfast ABC will be hosting an evening in support of Mumia Abu Jamal who's fate hangs in the balance amid colliding appeals by both prosecution and defence the outcome of which could see either the quashing of his bogus conviction for the shooting dead of a Philadelphia policeman 26 years ago or indeed the reinstatement of his death penalty which was dropped in 2001.
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Michál Harkin
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Thursday June 14, 2007 14:54 by Republican Student   text 1 comment (last - thursday june 14, 2007 15:42)   image 1 image
Ógra Shinn Féin Uladh College Co-ordinater Michál Harkin, has said he is ‘concerned but not surprised’ that the number of applications for university places has fallen in the north, by 4.8% in the last year. He was speaking after it was revealed that student's loans for English, Welsh, Scottish and Universities' in the North has passed the 3 billion pound mark.
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