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category derry | anti-war / imperialism | press release author Monday October 23, 2006 17:01author by Brits Out! - Ógra Shinn Féinauthor email osfnational at yahoo dot ie Report this post to the editors

University of Ulster accused of double standards

Sinn Féin Councillor Maeve McLaughlin has accused the University of Ulster of double standards after it emerged that the British Army and Royal Navy are to attend a careers fair on Magee Campus while political parties were banned from fresher’s day recently.

Councillor McLaughlin said,

“At the recent freshers day political parties were not allowed to have leaflet, elected representatives or emblems present. The reason given for this by the Pro Vice Chancellor was that they wanted to create a neutral political environment on the campus.

“The attendance of the British Army at a career fair in a city that has seen such outrages as Bloody Sunday carried out by elements within that army does not in any way lend to the creation of a neutral political environment.

Ógra Shinn Féin Magee Society spokesperson Gerry O’Neill continued,

“Whether people like it or not the British Army and Royal Navy are part of the British war machine which not only carried out atrocities across the North of Ireland but are involved in illegal occupation of both Iraq and Afghanistan where thousand of civilians have died at their hands."

“Magee Ógra Shinn Fein will oppose the presence of the British Army and Royal Navy by holding a peaceful protest at the fair. We are also opposed to the hypocrisy practised by the university in which legitimate democratic parties are denied a voice yet the war mongers of the British Government are allowed to recruit."

Related Link: http://ograshinnfein.blogspot.com/

Ógra Protesting Against British War Machine!
Ógra Protesting Against British War Machine!

author by Philpublication date Thu Oct 26, 2006 20:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Sinn Fein really takes the biscuit when it comes to double standards and hypocrisy. sure aren't the PSNI / RUC part of the same British war machine in Ireland and weren't they involved in the killings of civilians even supplying the Loyalists killers with information on targets and assisting in them to get away from the scene of their crimes?
Sinn Fein however have no problem pledging their support under oath for this particular section of the British war machine as long as it gets them into Government.

author by Big Macpublication date Thu Oct 26, 2006 21:45author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Ian Paisley knows that the oath which he is forcing McGuinness to take in order for the so called 'Chief Negotiator' of SF to become part of his 6 County Government is the greatest humiliation that he can inflict on Republicans. If the so called Grassroots support this public flogging of SF then it shows just how low the Party is willing to stoop in order to keep their British funded jobs. These jobs were created to keep these self same grassroots in line and ensure that no matter what the leadership does it can be assured of the unflinching support of anyone not wishing to join the dole queue.

They have sold their souls for penny rolls....

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