Good Friday Agreement reminds us war can end when peacemaking begins
There are many extreme dangers associated with the war in Ukraine, some too obvious to refer to, but the danger of groupthink around the war is one that is perhaps not sufficiently in some people’s awareness. Groupthink is a phenomenon that occurs when a group of people make irrational or non-optimal decisions spurred by the urge…Continue reading Good Friday Agreement reminds us war can end when peacemaking begins
THIS CANNOT GO ON
As the war in Ukraine enters its second year, growing more vicious and destructive with each passing day, it is increasingly clear that it is a war in which there are no winners (except the weapons industry)
‘BRIGID’ CALLS FOR PEACE ON ST. BRIGID’S DAY
On February 1st, Brigid of Kildare joined members of the anti-war alliance StoP (Swords to Ploughshares) to deliver a St. Brigid Cross
Involvement of Ireland in Russian Weapons used in Ukraine is shameful
It comes as no surprise to Afri or to those involved in opposing Ireland’s involvement in the iniquitous arms industry that components made in Ireland have been found in weapons used by Russia in Ukraine. (Sunday Times – Jan 15th) This discovery implicates Irish manufacturers and Irish workers in the appalling suffering of women, children…Continue reading Involvement of Ireland in Russian Weapons used in Ukraine is shameful
Louie Bennett Commemoration
Attendees at the Louie Benett event in St Stephens Green sitting on the curved commemorative bench, originally unveiled in her honour in 1958.
CAIDREAMH LOUIE BENNETT
On Saturday 7th January, at 2 pm, Afri will lay a bouquet of flowers at the bench in St Stephen’s Green commemorating Louie Bennett (1870-1956)
Connaught Launch of Direct Provision Report
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.
Israel and the Palestinian people
An institutionalised regime of domination and discrimination amounting to the crime of apartheid
Book Launch: A Force for Good?
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.
Afri at Shannon Peace Vigil
On November 13 2022 Afri joined other activists and peace groups to protest the US military presence at Shannon airport.