14.04.24. Afri joined thousands of people protesting at Shannon Airport against Ireland’s complicity in war crimes and the genocide in Palestine. #Gazagenocide #warcrimes #Shannon airport Photo credit: Joe Buckley Photography

‘When Starvation is a Weapon, The Harvest Is Shame’ by Kathy Kelly

March 14, 2024 In a work entitled “Irish Famine 4,” Palestinian-American journalist and artist Sam Husseini combined grass and paint to commemorate a bitter time in Irish history when starving people died with their mouths stained green because, according to historian Christine Kinealy, their last meal was grass. Shamefully, British occupiers profited from exporting out of Ireland food crops so…Continue reading ‘When Starvation is a Weapon, The Harvest Is Shame’ by Kathy Kelly

Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.

On Thursday, February 1st, ‘Brigid of Kildare’, accompanied by members of Afri and StoP, attempted to delivered a letter, a copy of the Downpatrick Declaration and a St. Brigid Peace Cross to Tánaiste Micheál Martin at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin. The doors of the Department, however, were firmly closed against Brigid –…Continue reading Brigid to bring message of peace to Foreign Affairs on Feb. 1st.

Louie Bennett Commemoration

Afri will once again begin our calendar year with an informal gathering at the bench in Stephens Green commemorating Louie Bennett and her companion Helen Chevenix.  All are welcome to meet there at 1 pm on her birthday, on Sunday, 7th January.

Statement by the Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine on Gaza and Israel

The Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine (IAAC-P) is a coalition of 23 Irish civil society organisations representing a collective membership of over one million people across the island. We mourn, without reservation, the taking of all civilian life, in Gaza, in Israel and across the occupied Palestinian territory; and we condemn all unlawful acts which…Continue reading Statement by the Irish Anti-Apartheid Campaign for Palestine on Gaza and Israel

The Rights of Nature

Afri supports the call by the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss to insert the ‘Rights of Nature’ into the Constitution, which was recently discussed at a meeting of the |Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action.