At many of our regular events, such as Féile Bríde, our Famine Walks and Hedge Schools, Afri has planted a tree to reflect our commitment to living in peace and justice with our species and our planet….Continue reading The Celtic Alphabet Tree Planting Project
The trial of two faith-based peace activists ended in October 2020 with an acquittal of all charges – over four years after the two men entered the airfield at Shannon Airport to protest the presence there of the “murderous machinery” of the US military….Continue reading Acquitted! Colm and Dave found not guilty of charges brought against them.
Discussions on government formation are taking place in the wake of a demand by the electorate for a serious reshaping of priorities and policies. …Continue reading Government Formation – The Peace Issues
Few remember that the war on Afghanistan started a month after 9/11, and now, 18 years later it seems no closer to ended than the day it started.
…Continue reading Afghanistan: Hidden Voices from a Forgotten War
Submission to Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality: Direct Provision and the International Protection Application Process
As part of our promotion of global justice, we have in recent years focused on the shortcomings and failures of the Irish state’s system of receiving international protection applications. To this end, we have raised awareness of Direct Provision through our work in schools as part of the Global Citizenship initiative of Irish Aid….Continue reading Submission to Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality: Direct Provision and the International Protection Application Process
An Afri public meeting, which took place in the Teachers’ Club in July, featuring Veterans for Peace Members Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff raised €1000 to support Ken and Tarak, while they await trial in Ireland….Continue reading €1000 raised at Fundraiser to support anti war activists
Afri is proud to host ‘Veterans for Peace’ Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff for a public meeting in the Teachers’ Club on Wednesday, July 17th at 7.30pm….Continue reading Resisting U.S. War Machine & Ireland’s Complicity in War Crimes