The Connaught Launch of our Direct Provision Report ‘Message to the Government: End Direct Provision & Tackle the International Protection System’ will take place on Wednesday, December 7th at 5pm in Fulacht Fiadh Cafe in Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim.
An institutionalised regime of domination and discrimination amounting to the crime of apartheid
A Force for Good? Reflections on Neutrality and the Future of Irish Defence will be launched in Dáil Éireann on Wednesday, November 30th at 6.30pm.
On November 13 2022 Afri joined other activists and peace groups to protest the US military presence at Shannon airport.
Peace groups will protest at the Irish Government’s Arms Fair to be held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, on Thursday, October 6th
Thank you for the invitation to make a submission for the White Paper on Enterprise. We look forward to positive engagement with the process. The White Paper can draw on our resilient history, and the wealth of culture and ingenuity within our shared island’s diverse communities.
The debate on PESCO in Dáil Éireann on 5th July has revealed the undemocratic and damaging approach of the Government to the role and future of our Defence Forces. For decades now, governments have been entering into ever deeper military engagement with an increasingly NATO-directed EU ‘defence’ structure, while claiming that something they call ‘military…Continue reading Afri Statement on PESCO and the Commission on the Defence Forces
The war in Ukraine has continued for nearly half a year with the shocking consequences clear for all to see: the deaths of innocent civilians; the destruction of homes and cities; the hundreds of thousands driven from their homes as refugees. And of course this is just one of the wars currently waging as more…Continue reading “Who are we afraid will invade us?”
All are welcome to join us for the Ulster Launch of our Direct Provision Report ‘Message to the Government: End Direct Provision & Tackle the International Protection System’ on Wednesday, July 27th at 3pm in the Carrickmacross Workhouse, Co. Monaghan.
Afri deplores Micheál Martin’s eagerness to sup with NATO, a nuclear alliance, at the recent summit in Madrid. An Taoiseach insists that it is necessary to join in such ‘conversations’ with the high and mighty, while dithering about the right moment to engage with the Irish people at last on defence policy. This is merely…Continue reading Taoiseach Sups with NATO Ignoring the Will of the Irish People