Palestine and the UN bid for statehood

Palestine and the UN bid for statehood by Duncan Shipley-Smith A recent legal opinion highlighting the challenges and risks facing the Palestinian people in their quest for statehood in the lead up to the Palestinian Liberation Organisation's bid at the United Nations in September. The opinion, written by Guy Goodwin-Gill, a professor of public international … Continue reading Palestine and the UN bid for statehood

Wikileaks: “Fab Five” of the anti-war movement

Pitstop Ploughshares refered to as "the Fab Five" in new set of WikiLeaks released U.S. embassy cables (SBU) On July 25, five anti-war protesters, the so-called "Fab Five" or "Shannon Five," were found not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of criminallydamaging a U.S. aircraft at Shannon Airport on February3, 2003. The five admitted to … Continue reading Wikileaks: “Fab Five” of the anti-war movement

September Meeting of the 17 Group

The September meeting of the 17 Group will be held on Wednesday the 7th of September at 7pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury St West End and will be addressed by Ralph Summy on the topic of political power, as entitled and summarized below: Changing Power Paradigms: From Mainstream to Nonviolent Politics This talk … Continue reading September Meeting of the 17 Group