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category derry | miscellaneous | press release author Wednesday February 07, 2007 01:40author by reabhloid dearg Report this post to the editors

The Republican Socialist Youth Movement have again uncovered the attempts of the British army to recruit young Irish nationalist youth into the ranks of their imperialist army with the view of normalising their rule on these shores and spreading their misery to those of other sovereign nations.
Material taken from one school.
Material taken from one school.

Republican Socialist Youth Movement
Derry City cumann.
7/2/06

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

The Republican Socialist Youth Movement have again uncovered the attempts of the British army to recruit young Irish nationalist youth into the ranks of their imperialist army with the view of normalising their rule on these shores and spreading their misery to those of other sovereign nations. Material recruiting for the British Royal Air Force and Army has been distributed in a number of Derry schools, including those in nationalist working class areas.

Derry Republican Socialist Youth Movement spokesperson Ciaran Boyle commented “The fact that British army are recruiting at St. Peter’s school in the Creggan speaks volumes of the process of normalisation of British occupation occurring in our country.

“The British army, who have fallen short of their recruitment targets are eager to recruit nationalist working class youth here into their army to fill the void created in their own country. They cannot change the nature of their occupation of Ireland, which has always been to hold the natives down.

“We are calling upon all schools to remove this material and to cease acting as mercenaries and collaborators for an alien and foreign government. We intend to raise the issue with the six county Commissioner for Children and Young People to see how the issue can be advanced in the constitutional regard.”

Related Link: http://www.rsym.org
author by radical jonnypublication date Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:28author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The crafty Brits... Will they stop at nothing? Whatever shall we do?

Hmmm... Hey, I've got it! If they ask us to join the army.... we WON'T!

Whew! Problem solved...

author by Pete Bpublication date Wed Feb 07, 2007 15:02author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Well they've been encouraged by Sinn Fein's support of that other bastion of British rule in Ireland The PSNI.

author by John Quirkepublication date Wed Feb 07, 2007 17:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Firstly, those are RAF recruitment items..... not Army.

Secondly, Why not. Northern ireland is part of the UK, why would the British armed forces recruit there? If people don't want to join, they can just say no. Are you also against free will?

author by Vinniepublication date Wed Feb 07, 2007 19:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

They recruit in Dublin and so do the Yanks. And how is the Irish Army any better? Or Sinn Fein or any other shower? All the same - same game-different name. Boot boys!

author by florence nightingale.publication date Thu Feb 08, 2007 21:20author address author phone Report this post to the editors

nowadays it doesn't matter what sex you are to be either a nurse or a brain surgeon. You just have to have steady hands & study really hard. But at end it is a manual job, filled with gore and swabbing but you'll have respect...

don't be a brit soldier! study harder & be a brain surgeon.
don't be a brit soldier! study harder & be a brain surgeon.

author by righteous pragmatistpublication date Fri Feb 09, 2007 08:11author address author phone Report this post to the editors

If they agree to support the PSNI then they should also support the Army.

author by Jezpublication date Mon Feb 12, 2007 13:43author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Better that young people in these areas are recruited into something which will take them and allow then to make something of themselves as opposed to the alternative - recruited into the likes of the RIRA, INLA or IRSP who will only screw their lives up and turn them into hate-filled, bitter, twisted thugs who victimise and terrorise people in their own communities.

author by Seamuspublication date Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:03author email twtone at lycos dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

So Jez its better to recruit young people
into something which will "take them and allow then to make something of themselves (ie trained killers for imperialism) and turn them into hate-filled, bitter, twisted thugs who victimise and terrorise people"
in other countries such as Iraq, Afgahnistan and in their own communities if they dare oppose brisish occupation in the 6 counties?

Listen lad theres no difference between being in the IRA or the british army or their array of murder gangs (psni-ruc UDA, UFF, MI1-5, SAS), if you think so then you are dreaming. The only difference is scale, the Brits have better weapons and can kill more in one go then the IRA or any other Republican army. Its farcial to suggest any moral difference based on the potential education offered in exchange for becoming a killer for British imperialism.

Wake up and dont be so naive.

Seamus.

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