Bigotfest 2015

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The Orange order was founded in 1795 in an attempt to curtail the rise in Presbyterians joining the United Irishmen. Since its formation, this organisation, supported by successive british governments has been involved in many sectarian purges. They continually claim to be Christian and while walking the streets of cities, towns and villages of this Orange state they are given

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Sectarian Marches Set for Newry

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Next weekend, residents in Newry and the surrounding area are going to be subjected to a total of nine sectarian parades 11th July – 14th July.Each of these parade routes include some of the busiest streets in the centre of Newry. In fact, when the return legs of the parades, which take place several hours later, there are actually at

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Scores Protest In Newry Against Internment

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Saturday [June 27] saw upwards of 80 people take to the streets of Newry to oppose Internment. Various banners and placards were held aloft by the participants for the duration of the white line picket. Among those in attendance included former republican prisoners, Trade Unionists, community activists and Independent Republican elected representatives. The annual event, which was organised by the

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Victory for Khader Adnan – Pressure must be maintained.

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Hunger Striker Khader Adnan has ended his 55 day fast. The Palestinian who commenced his protest against his indefinite imprisonment by the Israeli regime is reportedly now receiving medical attention. His victory comes as suggestions of his impending death had circulated throughout the world media. Reports of a deal with the Zionist administration suggest that he will be released on

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Belfast Stands With Khader Adnan

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Scores of éirígí and pro-Palestinian activists descended upon the old Andersonstown Barracks site in West Belfast yesterday [Tuesday, June 16th 2015], to stand in solidarity with Palestinian Hunger Striker Khader Adnan. Speaking after the protest, Pádraic Mac Coitir, éirígí’s Belfast Chairperson, said, “Adnan commenced his current hunger strike on May 6th of this year, having previously committed to another strike

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“It’s time to listen to the people”, says éirígí’s Pádraic Mac Coitir

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As residents from around Glassmullin green gathered with their neighbours yesterday [Sunday 14th June 2015], they were joined by locals from the greater community and beyond, including a contingent of éirígí members, in solidarity. They had come together in protest at plans to eradicate their much needed and used green space, ‘Glassmullin green’, which is free to be used by

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