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international / summit mobilisations / other press Sunday April 08, 2007 19:23 by F   text 1 comment (last - sunday april 08, 2007 20:18)
We have a ten-year window to act. As the megalomaniac G8 leaders meet in Germany, masked behind a barrier of fences and soldiers, intent on leading us further towards catastrophic and irreversible climate chaos, we must shout, scream and roar ‘no more’. Now is the time to take direct action and shut them down, them and their climate criminal industry friends! read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / press release Friday February 16, 2007 16:54 by Michael Mc Loughlin   text 3 comments (last - wednesday february 21, 2007 16:20)
Foreignpolicy.ie has learnt that only a limited amount of EU legal instruments will be translated into Irish despite the fanfare of Irish becoming an “official” EU language.

A spokesperson for the Council has confirmed to us that regulation number 920/2005 only covers regulations adopted by co-decision. This means that laws adopted outside of co-decision will not be translated and importantly directives (one of the main sources of EU law), resolutions and decisions will not be translated.. read full story / add a comment
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international / summit mobilisations / other press Tuesday January 02, 2007 21:34 by tra-la   text 6 comments (last - sunday april 22, 2007 13:18)   image 10 images


Angela Merckel assumed yesterday the presidency of the EU and will host the G8 in 2007.
She is from the Christian right in Germany and notably stopped funding to stem cell research
programmes 24 hours after president Bush made use of his presidential veto in the US
to achieve the same thing. read full story / add a comment
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international / summit mobilisations / news report Sunday December 31, 2006 14:04 by anti g8   text 16 comments (last - thursday april 19, 2007 12:13)   image 2 images
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From 4th to 7th of June 2007 the G8-Summit in Heiligendamm, in the proximity of Rostock, in Germany takes place. Also the mobilization of the Leftwing against the G8-Summit already runs on full speed. Different alliances are founded,several nationwide meetings did take place, also with international participation and an approximate plan of action for the protests is already fixed. Already now there are numerous actions, which mobilize to the events of protest against the G8-summit. Because of the 100.000 expected demonstrators at the Main Manifestation in the Rostock City at 2nd of June 2007 the policeforces are preparing since some time their operation and security plan for the whole region and for Rostock. Here comes an overview over the conditions of the mobilization.

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international / summit mobilisations / other press Wednesday October 18, 2006 18:56 by MichaelY   text 5 comments (last - friday october 20, 2006 01:40)
· Talks with Iran and Syria seen as way to end chaos
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international / summit mobilisations / event notice Friday October 06, 2006 11:42 by initiativ e.V.   image 1 image
On December 3rd presidential elections will take place in Venezuela. According to all opinion polls available, 60% of the electorate will be voting for the re-election of President Hugo Chavez. During the seven years of his government the project of the Bolivarian Revolution has resulted in unique reforms in the educational system and the public health service, in the redistribution of more than two million hectare of land for the benefit of 150 000 families, and in economic growth with social justice. Among the poor popular masses a broad Bolivarian, anti-oligarchic and anti-imperialist movement has been emerging. This dynamic process to overcome the structures of the former system is reflected in the programme of Hugo Chavez, which means the sovereign development of the country opposed to US- imperialism, a participative people’s democracy and a new concept of socialism of the 21st century.
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dublin / summit mobilisations / news report Thursday August 31, 2006 00:32 by seedot   text 2 comments (last - thursday august 31, 2006 13:42)
A report on the Geary Lecture 2006, organised by the ESRI, presented by Professor Joseph Stiglitz in the Burlington hotel on the afternoon of 30th August read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / other press Tuesday July 18, 2006 17:31 by Garrett Mullan
The contrast between the protests at the G8 in Edinburgh 2005 and in St Petersburg 2006 could not be more stark. Last year we saw New Labour government ministers turning up at Live8 protests and concerts. This year 1billion Euro has been spent on all aspect of the G8 conference including a very significant security budget.
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international / summit mobilisations / other press Thursday July 06, 2006 23:53 by hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm   text 1 comment (last - tuesday july 11, 2006 22:18)
Today saw a historic joint venture into cyberspace by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin who spent the day answering questions which had been put to him on the internet in a surprising joint project between the BBC and the Russian Government.

Amongst the questions put to Vlad, were the reason why he lifted the t-shirt of a 6 year old boy during a walkabout earlier this week & kissed his stomach. Putin replied ""He seemed very independent and serious... I wanted to cuddle him like a kitten and it came out in this gesture. He seemed so nice,".

Other human interest questions included one put by a 17 year old Russian girl who wondered at what age Mr Putin had lost his virginity. & of course some telly adicts had to ask about Korean missiles.
Vlad outlined his worries for Russia and his pride. The project comes amidst a concerted focus by the BBC on russian affairs in the lead up to this year's G8 conference which will be held in St. Petersburgh shortly.
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international / summit mobilisations / news report Thursday June 01, 2006 19:51 by Paula Geraghty   text 3 comments (last - thursday june 01, 2006 20:10)   image 19 images
Popular beat combos such as the Basque favourite Am Paranoia (?), Rashid Taha and some really good Greek bands played to entertain the masses after the heavy days foruming! read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / event notice Tuesday May 30, 2006 21:26 by Coordination de Strasbourg contre la précarité
We invite you to take part in the European Coordination against precariousness on June 9th, 10th and 11th at Strasburg’s universities, to create a resistance network and european-scale common action projects. read full story / add a comment
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international / summit mobilisations / news report Sunday May 07, 2006 12:42 by Paula Geraghty   text 6 comments (last - monday may 08, 2006 23:47)   image 15 images
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international / summit mobilisations / opinion/analysis Wednesday April 12, 2006 08:40 by aaronrip/indymedia ireland vidheads   text 15 comments (last - saturday october 06, 2012 09:50)   image 10 images
Available in four parts as a pretty high quality download here (for the first time I think):
Part 1
Part 2
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The film had a complicated gestation but heavily involved the majority of the original Indymedia Ireland gang. We came back from working with Indymedia Italy in Genoa all fired up and determined to start an Indymedia in Ireland. Almost five years ago that was now.

The Protests against the G8 in July 2001 in Genoa Italy were the biggest and most significant protests in Western Europe since the Poll Tax riots in the UK. Italian Prime Minister Sylvio Berlusconi, wanting to impress his new best mate George W. Bush, orchestrated a brutal Media/Police preemptive strike on the Anti-Capitalist Movements' biggest First World mobilisation to date. When the weekend of protests ended Carlo Guiliani was dead and a school full of sleeping activists had been attacked in what is popularly referred to as the 'Chilean Night'. The film traces the events of the three days of protests in detail and poses the question - Was it all a setup? If Seattle was 'Star Wars' then this is 'The Empire Strikes Back'. It is made from a combination of footage of the Genoa protests against the G8 shot by 10 members of IMC Ireland, material from the Italy IMC Archives and material from various other sources. This compelling footage combined with on the spot interviews and reenacted voiceover commentary and analysis from various websites which were active during the protests provides a in-depth blow by blow retelling of the story of the three days of the Genoa protests against the G8. The film will be available on DVD in the run-up to the fifth anniversary of the Genoa protests. Watch this space for details. read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / press release Saturday April 08, 2006 23:22 by piter.legal
Group for Legal Support of the Network Against G8 (NAG8) was founded at the international coordination meeting of NAG8 in february 2006. The main tasks of group are: - information gathering about repression against people and groups who are suspected of protests preparing for the summit G8 in St.Petersburg - legal and informational support of people who are aim of repression - spreading information about cases of persecution of participants of protests and participants of protests preparation process. We completely share foundations of Network Against G8. We need help of professional lawyers and translators.
Contact: piter.legal@yahoo.com (russian, english and german) read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / press release Saturday March 18, 2006 04:02 by Reclaim the Commons
A secret draft of the "G8 Summit Communique on Energy Security," scheduled to be released officially on July 16th at the July 15 - 17, 2006 G8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, has been leaked. The Communique is now posted for the global public to read and review, front and center at http://ReclaimTheCommons.net read full story / add a comment
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dublin / summit mobilisations / news report Saturday March 04, 2006 16:31 by ciaran mc gowan   text 1 comment (last - monday march 06, 2006 16:11)   image 11 images
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dublin / summit mobilisations / feature Monday February 27, 2006 00:32 by Indy Photographer & kevin   text 205 comments (last - wednesday march 05, 2008 13:44)   image 11 images   video 1 video file
I, like almost everybody I know, didn't predict the events of Saturday. In fact the only person I know who did predict a major riot was a friend of mine who happens to hail from the wee North - in retrospect I should have realised that he had his finger on the pulse, for not only does he have much more experience of sectarian marches, but through his job he knows many of the people who were involved and has an unusual insight and sympathy for those people who most Dubliners write off as 'scumbags' and 'knackers'. This article is an analysis of what happened and why almost everybody got it so wrong. This article is a companion piece to the photo essay which I published yesterday. read full story / add a comment
The March Assembles at Parnell Square
dublin / summit mobilisations / news report Saturday February 25, 2006 19:10 by Indy Photographer   text 179 comments (last - tuesday february 12, 2008 19:59)   image 55 images
Today the Gardai lost control of the city. For some bizzare reason, the police seemed completely unprepared for the level of violence that the FAIR / Loyalist march would provoke. This story captures the events in chronological order in pictures. read full story / add a comment
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