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LIVESTREAM: Protesters Call Out BBC Bias Against Palestine.

In Blog, politics by Fedayn6 Comments

Your browser does not support iframes. https://twitter.com/matthewhoulihan/status/489107405842952192 Rt @KevinJRawlinson Free Palestine protest outside of the BBC's new broadcasting house in central London: pic.twitter.com/yzna6p7bPV — PSC (@PSCupdates) July 15, 2014 #BBCTruth4Gaza #BBC #PrayForGaza #Palestine @georgegalloway @MoAnsar pic.twitter.com/mhkJsDxMW6 — Mozilla (@Mozilla16) July 15, 2014   Thousands of protestors have descended on the BBC to protest the bias in its reporting about the Palestinian situation.   A selection of online photos and comments … Read More

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Oh Not Dana Too?!

In Blog, politics by Fedayn18 Comments

  With exceptionally bad timing Dana Rosemary Scallon’s brother’s court case for child abuse has landed her all the wrong headlines as she advertises her new holy getaway. While the twee virgin Mary of Londonderry advertised her €250 weekend retreat of celebrity led rosaries and gala dinners, the court in Harrow was hearing evidence against her brother. As the Independent reported: “The mother of the first of the children who … Read More

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Little Girl Dyes Her Hair So Gardaí Don’t Take Her Again.

In Blog, politics by Fedayn12 Comments

The Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan has published a report 9 months after two Roma children were taken by Garda after ethnic profiling. The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and the Taoiseach Enda Kenny both apologised today, which will stick in the craw of all the Fine Gael supporters who were cheering on what they hoped was a crackdown on Roma people. While Fine Gael councillors and prospective TDs publish anti-Traveller … Read More

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#rabbleReels: Incident at Oglala.

In Blog, politics by Fedayn2 Comments

  On June 26, 1975, two FBI agents entered the Jumping Bull Ranch. A shootout left them both dead. Leonard Peltier won’t qualify for a parole hearing until 2024. He is presumed innocent.  The controversial miscarriage of justice has had repercussions right up to Presidential level. When Bill Clinton decided not to give a pardon to Peltier but instead pardoned the fugitive billionare racketeer Mark Rich, Hillary Clinton’s supporter David Geffen shifted his … Read More

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Going Nuts In Brazil

In Blog by Fedayn10 Comments

While Brazil were being helped by the referee to an opening night victory the country’s police made a statement in front of the world’s press cameras. The video above captures the moments when an unarmed protestor was taken by multiple police who seemed to parade him in front of a line of photographers and TV press before pepper-spraying his eyes at point blank range. Shades of the NYPD’s Anthony Bologna and … Read More

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Serpico

In Blog, politics by Fedayn29 Comments

Independent TD Mick Wallace revealed new allegations made by a retired garda, Jack Doyle, in a 27 page dossier and called for the Government to appoint a new Garda chief from outside the country. The Irish Examiner reported that: Mr Doyle said a drug runner had told him there were opportunities to arrest the boss of a criminal gang but they failed to do so because “they have a senior Garda in their … Read More

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#rabbleReels: Remembering Orgreave

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On the 12th March 1984 the NUM declared a National Strike in Britain. The pits may be shut but the strike is still an open wound for many. Memories of the Battle for Orgreave linger on. The Truth and Justice Campaign still hammers away to expose what happened that day. With plenty of evidence emerging of a mass cover up of police actions. Those identical officer statements used to lock miners away being … Read More

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#rabbleRaker: Watching The Detectives

In Blog, politics by Oireachtas Retort4 Comments

Ten things you need to know about GSOC, Alan Shatter and the Gardaí. Oireachtas Retort provides the skinny. 1) In 1997 Kieran Boylan was sentenced to serve more than seven years for the possession of cannabis in England. In 2001 Boylan was convicted of theft and dangerous driving. 2) In 2003 Boylan obtained an international haulage license from the Dept of Transport after Gardaí provided information which suggested that he … Read More

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Pity The Children

In Blog, politics by Mourre1 Comment

[su_youtube_advanced url=”http://youtu.be/uz8_qzdDdM4″]   A joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence that shows the army is targeting Palestinian boys for arrest and detention.   The program focuses on the stories of three boys. In two cases the army came for the children in the middle of the night, before taking them to unknown locations where they are questioned. A mother of one of the boys described the scene: “Every soldier … Read More

Nato 3 Stooges

In Blog, politics, Topics by Fedayn5 Comments

The court case of three inept stoners who were set up as terrorists by undercover Chicago PD has become the stage for a fascinating drama as the US’s systemic abhorrence of protest is laid bare.   Three stoner youths who were trying to impress a female under cover cop with stories of bravado yet failed on repeated efforts to master Google or to leave the house ‘until my weed guy … Read More