2013 Version of the Afri report on Famine Graveyards and Workhouses in Ireland is now availableDonal O'Kelly's, Paediatrician Dr Samira Alani examining another case at Fallujah General Hospital, Iraq.  Research undertaken by Dr Alani has shown an incidence rate of 144 congenital birth defects per 1000 babies born at the hospital. Credit: Donna Mulhearn.
At the Irish Launch of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots: (From left to right): Fiona Crowley (Amnesty Ireland), Tony D’Costa (Pax Christi), Iain Atack (ISE), Professor Noel Sharkey, Joe Murray, Lisa Patten (Afri). Photo: Dave Donnellan
Minister Shatter has rejected the call by Desmond Tutu, Denis Halliday, Ed Vulliamy and others for an urgent and comprehensive enquiry into the policing of the Corrib Gas project. Photo: Derek Speirs
The second installment of “Airing Erris”, a seminar on the media treatment of the Shell Corrib issue which will be held on Sunday 16th March in Ceathrú Thaidhg, County Mayo.
Some impressions from Féile Bríde 2014. Pictured: Eleanor Reilly working on graphic harvest during the day. Photo: Tatiana Turchina
Airing Erris: The Media and Shell Corrib – the first of a series of two seminars about the media treatment of the Shell Corrib issue will take place in Erris on Saturday 18th January from 12pm to 6pm.
On 10th to 11th January 2014 a group of Irish musicians, performers and activists will travel to Wales for three events organised in solidarity with whistleblower Chelsea (Bradley) Manning
Clockwise from top left: Sharon (Aunt), Kevin (Uncle), Susan (Mother) and Mary (Aunt): Family of imprisoned Chelsea/Bradley Manning during solidarity event organised in Dublin. Photo: Derek Speirs
Afri Hedge School 2013: “Resources, Conflict & Climate Change: The Links”, organised in association with I.T. Blanchardstown. Photo by Derek Speirs
2013 Version of the Afri report on Famine Graveyards and Workhouses in Ireland is now available
Donal O’Kelly’s, “Fionnuala”, a play about the Corrib Gas Project, wins Fringe First award at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Paediatrician Dr Samira Alani examining another case at Fallujah General Hospital, Iraq. Research undertaken by Dr Alani has shown an incidence rate of 144 congenital birth defects per 1000 babies born at the hospital. Credit: Donna Mulhearn.
The gates of Delphi Lodge open for the Famine Walkers for the first time during this year’s Famine Walk. Photo by Derek Speirs

Welcome to Afri

Afri is a group of committed and creative people who seek to promote debate and influence policy and practice in Ireland and internationally on human rights, peace and justice issues.

Afri exists to promote the vision of a more just, more equal and more peaceful world through research, debate, awareness raising and action in partnership with marginalised people engaged with issues of equity and security, especially in the global ‘South’.

Recent Posts

Famine Walk 2014: Opening the Gates – From Famine to Food Sovereignty

The 2014 Famine Walk will be held on Saturday 17th May in Louisburgh, Co. Mayo[...]

Launch of the Irish campaign to Stop Killer Robots

A short report about the launch, together with a film by Dave Donnellan[...]

Stop the automation of warfare and killer robots

On Thursday 10th April Afri, in association with the International Peace Studies Programme, Irish School of Ecumenics, will host the Irish launch of t[...]


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Afri Partner, Abjata Khalif

Afri supports the work of the Kenya Pastoralist Journalist Network (KPJN).  The KPJN promotes sustainable development, and engages in conflict resolution and the protection of human rights.  Abjata Khalif is founder and director of KPJN.

You can read more about Abjata here.

Annual Events

Famine Walk

Each year since 1988, Afri has hosted a Famine Walk, retracing ‘a journey of horror’ which local people made in 1849. Read More..

Féile Bríde

Feile Bride is an annual celebration and reflection in spirit of Brigid’s message of justice, peace and hope. Read More..

Hedge School

Afri’s annual Hedge School reflects on contemporary issues of injustice and oppression through conversation, debate and music. Read More..

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