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international / summit mobilisations / press release Thursday June 13, 2013 - 21:08 by Mark Covell 2 comments (last - thursday june 13, 2013 - 23:11)
It has been almost twelve years since the Genoa G8 2001 summit demonstrations descended into a Dantes hell for both sides. Amnesty itself has said of Genoa that there was ‘the biggest suspension of democratic rights in a western country since WW2’. My Name is Mark Covell and I was almost killed during the Diaz school raid. ... read full story / add a comment
antrim / summit mobilisations / event notice Monday June 10, 2013 - 17:25 by Caitlin Ni Chonaill 1 attached file
The trade unions and civil society organisations are challenging the policies of the G8.
March & Rally on Sat 15th June. Assemble 12 noon Custom House Square. Rally at Belfast City Hall.
The rally is planned to disperse at 2.00 p.m. following which there will be a number of events in the city focusing on different issues. (see link for details)
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Monday 17th June
Protest On The Lough
A Flotilla of Protesters will take to the Lough – we expect this to happen around 4pm.
We are hoping to have a music/cultural event to accompany this event and will provide more details as they emerge. ... read full story / add a comment
Come and hear why you should join the protests against the G8.
Richard Boyd Barret TD
Nessa Ní Chassaide (Debt and Development Coalition)
Eamonn McCann (Journalist)
Joan Collins TD
UNITE Trade Union speaker
Gresham Hotel O'Connell Street, Dublin 1. 7:00pm, Tuesday 28 May. ... read full story / add a comment
The amount of money used to bail out failed banks would have ended world hunger for 50 years. This is the world presided over by G8 leaders who meet every year to co-ordinate how to continue failed policies which favour the 'have yachts' over the 'have nots'. We say 'Another World is Possible' and over five days in June our Festival of Ideas hopes to challenge and inspire those who want to fight for it.
Check the website at www.anotherworldispossiblebelfast.org - More events are still being added ... read full story / add a comment
national / summit mobilisations / event notice Monday February 25, 2013 - 23:00 by Saoirse 1 comment (last - tuesday february 26, 2013 - 03:57) 1 image
Republican Sinn Féin will be holding an Irish Anti-Imperialist Forum as a counter to the G8 Summit in June. The Anti-Imperialist Forum/Republican Alternative to the G8 will take place in Belfast on June 14 and 15. The forum will discuss all aspects of imperialism both in terms of British imperialism in Ireland as well as the new imperialism of the EU, ECB and IMF as experienced by the people of the 26 Counties. Delegates from international anti-imperialist organisations will provide a world perspective. ... read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / event notice Thursday January 31, 2013 - 15:11 by G8 summit 35 comments (last - wednesday may 29, 2013 - 16:35) 2 images 1 video file
2013 G8 summit will be held in Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.
The summit will be held in June at the Lough Erne Hotel. ... read full story / add a comment
international / summit mobilisations / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 24, 2009 - 16:20 by john 4 comments (last - thursday june 25, 2009 - 10:13)
Their names are John Kerr, former British ambassador to US and deputy chairman of Shell UK, also Jeroen Van der Veer, CEO Netherlands.
Also present at this meeting were Irishman Dermot Gleeson who is or has been involved with Independent News Media, has recently resigned as Chairman of AIB and is chairman of UCC governing body since 2007 and another Irishman Peter Sutherland who is worth looking at on Wikipedia as someone who has his fingers in a lot of pies.
A Guardian journalist, Charlie Skelton attempting to report on events was seriously followed and harassed over several days. ... read full story / add a comment