Tag Archives: Wales

R.I.P. Gerard Conlon. Just released: Video of Gerry’s speech in Dublin, November 2013

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by Genny Bove Gerry Conlon’s speech in full, filmed by Dave Donnellan at Trinity College Dublin, in solidarity with Chelsea Manning and her family. With introductory song ‘Giuseppe Conlon’ by Joe Black: Full transcript of the speech. Dave Donnellan: On … Continue reading

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 3]

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See also Part 1 and Part 2. Saturday: Irish night at the Labour Club: Family, friends and supporters celebrate truth together The third and final formal event of the Manning Truthfest (discounting the communal breakfast expedition on Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 1]

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See also Part 2 and Part 3 of this report. In response to last November’s visit by Private Chelsea (Bradley) Manning’s mother, aunts and uncle to Dublin, Irish musicians, performers, academics and activists brought the inaugural Manning Truthfest to Haverfordwest … Continue reading

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The Good News on Private Manning: A Catholic Worker Perspective

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The Good News in Terms of Solidarity with U.S. Prisoner Pvt. Manning & Family by Ciaron O’Reilly, London Catholic Worker, Giuseppe Conlon House, London Fr. Dan Berrigan SJ has been heard to remark of late that although good secular friends … Continue reading

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Programme for the Manning Truthfest: Fri 10 & Sat 11 January 2014

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For more information about the artists and speakers involved in Truthfest, see this Press Release. Above: Irish musician Joe Black (centre) with members of Chelsea’s family during solidarity events in Dublin, November 2013. Join Chelsea Manning’s Irish supporters along with … Continue reading

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‘Free Manning’ rugby ball signed by Julian Assange – we have a winner!

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At the beginning of November, as the Rugby League World Cup 2013 got underway with teams including Wales, USA and Australia, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange signed a rugby ball in solidarity with Chelsea Manning. Pictured below: Chelsea’s Mum Susan with the … Continue reading

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Dublin shows us how it’s done: Solidarity in action for Chelsea Manning and family

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Correction and apology The article below makes reference to Chelsea Manning passing through Ireland’s Shannon airport en route to Iraq. We now know from direct communication with Chelsea that this was not the case and that she did not pass … Continue reading

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