Peacemaker Newsletter

Date Description 
2020This issue covers the work done by Afri throughout 2020, a very challenging year, when most of our work was done online, including our first-ever Virtual Famine Walk. As in previous years, we continued our campaigning work in relation to anti-militarisation, forced migration, climate change and seed/food sovereignty. Seed Sovereignty, Alphabet Avenue, Anti-militarisation, Colm Roddy and Dave Donnellan, Famine Walks, Féile Bríde, Food for Thought, Solar Lights, Kenya, Hedge School, Just A Second, Interdependence Day! Lesson Plans, Calendar 2021, Direct Provision, Refugees
2019This issue covers the work done by Afri throughout 2019, including our work in relation to food and seed sovereignty and campaigning work in relation to anti-militarisation, migration and direct provision, fossil fuels, Shannon LNG and climate change.Seed Sovereignty, Greta Thunberg, Anti-militarisation, Veterans for Peace, Famine Walk, Féile Bríde, Food Sovereignty GMIT, Solar Lights, Kenya, Hedge School, Just A Second, Direct Provision, Refugees, Fossil Fuels, Displacement of Peoples, Climate Change, Stop Shannon LNG
2018The work continued in 2018 – using every opportunity to raise awareness, to inform, to resist, to urge action, to break our addiction to fossil fuels and war. The inevitable and tragic displacement of peoples which they bring about, the plight of refugees and those living in the limbo of Direct Provision, were connecting threads in our Famine Walk, Féile Bríde, Hedge School and other events throughout the year.Food Sovereignty, Anti-militarisation, Famine Walk, Féile Bríde, Solar Lights, Kenya, Hedge School, Just A Second, Direct Provision, Refugees, Fossil Fuels, Displacement of Peoples, Climate Change, ‘Solutionologist’ Nicola Peel, ‘Divest-Invest’ Campaign, ‘Fossil Free TCD’, Jimmy Gralton
2017This issue covers the work done by Afri throughout 2017, including our work in relation to food sovereignty and campaigning work in relation to anti-militarisation and some successes that have been achieved in the year such as the release of Chelsea Manning and the banning of fracking in the Republic of Ireland. Food Sovereignty, Anti-militarisation, Chelsea Manning, Fracking, Famine Walk, Féile Bríde, Solar Lights, Kenya, Hedge School
2016This issue covers the work done by Afri throughout 2016, including our work in relation to food sovereignty and campaigning work in relation to anti-militarisation. It also includes information about the Solar Light campaign, which supports families in Kenya by providing them with access to solar lights.Famine Walk, Food Sovereignty, Famine Landscape Project, Solar lights, Kenya, Hedge School, Féile Bríde, Just A Second, Anti-militarisation
2015This is an update of Afri activities throughout 2015 including climate justice work, campaigning around Shannon airport, fracking and Chelsea Manning as well as educational work in secondary schools and I.T.s and the launch of 2 educational resources.Fracking, Climate Justice, Shannon, Direct Provision, Ogoni 9, Just A Second!, East Timor
2015This is a special edition of the Peacemaker, produced in Afri's 40th anniversary year, which looks back over the past 4 decades in photos.Sean MacBride, Desmond Tutu, Niall O'Brien, Negros Nine, Dunnes Stores, Apartheid, Brigid Peace Cross, Nice Treaty, Famine Walk, Table Campaign, Just A Second!, Rossport 5, Choctaw, Kenya Pastoralist Journalist Network, El Salvador, Ogoni, Michael Lapsley, Mark Thomas, After Schools Arms Club, Shannon, Christy Moore, Kathy Kelly, Refugee crisis, GM, East Timor, debt justice, Fr Sean McFerran
2014This is the 40th anniversary edition, which looks at Ireland's first Food Sovereignty Assembly in 2014, the 'Just A Second!' schools project, the Chelsea Manning campaign, the Corrib Gas Project and fracking.Chelsea Manning, Food Sovereignty, Famine Walk, Just A Second!, Shell, Corrib Gas Project
2013 This issue covers the work done by Afri throughout 2013, particularly focussing on the historic moment of the opening of the gates of Delphi Lodge to the Famine Walk, as well as Afri's new Development Education project "Just A Second" and ongoing work in relation to Shannon airport and Chelsea (Bradley) Manning.Famine Walk, Delphi Lodge, Just a Second, Shannon, Manning, Debt Justice, Féile Bríde, Hedge School
2012This issue looks at the spectre of GM Potatoes in Ireland, the lessons of Bhopal in for Ireland, a new play by Donal O’Kelly set near the Shell pipelines of North Mayo, a new debt campaign group called Debt Justice Action. Teagasc, GM foods, Hedge School, Bhopal, Depleted Uranium, Shell, Debt Justice Action, Feile Bride
2011This issue looks at the Dalai Lama's visit to Ireland, the policing of the Corrib Gas project, the "Alternative Proclamation", the GM lobby in Ireland, an audit of Irish debt, and provides a report on this year's Famine Walk and Feile Bride. Dalai Lama, Shell, Easter Monday Proclamation, GM Free Ireland, Irish Debt Audit, Depleted Uranium, Feile Bride, Famine Walk
2010This issue looks at food sovereignty, the call for a ban on depleted uranium and the Israeli attack on the Rachel Corrie aid ship.food sovereignty, Shell, Shannon Airport, Israel, Depleted Uranuim, disarmament.
2009This issue focuses on the situation in North Mayo with the Corrib Gas pipeline, police harassment, and the great gas giveaway. Shell, Corrib Gas Pipeline, Gardai, An Bord Pleanala
2008This issue looks at Shell and the "tyranny of oil", the ban on cluster bombs, Ireland and the "war on terror" seven years on and Afri's water project in El Salvador. Shell, cluster bombs, Education for Liberation, war on terror, Shannon, Hedge School, El Salvador.
2007This issue looks at the second Choctaw donation to Ireland, democracy, the Corrib Gas project, Iraq, El Salvador and global warming.Choctaw, Shell, Democracy, Famine Walk, Iraq, El Salvador.