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Remembering Gerry Conlon, Supporting Chelsea Manning

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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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Resisting Injustice: Memorial Evening for Gerry Conlon in support of Manning Family Fund

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Thursday 11 September, 7pm, The Teachers’ Club, Dublin. Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four, a victim of the one of the most serious miscarriages of justice in recent history, devoted much of his life on his release from prison to … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning, NATO, the Long March on Newport and more

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Originally posted on WISE Up Action – A Solidarity Network for Manning and Assange:
Press release here. More photos on flickr. Downloadable flyer in Resources. by Genny Bove Tuesday 12 August The sun was shining at 11am as I turned…

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World’s Best Radio Programmes: A Gold Medal for Francisco, dedicated to Chelsea Manning

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The Manning Truthfest held last January in Pembrokeshire, home county of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish family, was the brainchild of Donal O’Kelly who is pictured above making a presentation to Chelsea’s uncle Kevin at the event. Truthfest helped build strong links … Continue reading

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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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Dublin 5 – 8 May: More Irish Solidarity with Chelsea Manning & Family

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by Genny Bove More photos here and here. Members of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish (& English) family made a second trip from Wales to Ireland this week, to report back on February’s visit to Chelsea in Fort Leavenworth, to catch up … Continue reading

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‘Desert’, a play about Chelsea Manning, is on tour. Don’t miss it.

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With the trial over, ongoing mainstream coverage of Manning’s story next to zero and complaints about the incarceration of this principled whistleblower barely audible, a play that brings the issues to a wider audience and Manning’s name back into the … Continue reading

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