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2nd Manning Truthfest: Press Release

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
More information in this article. Download a poster for the event here. Friday 23 & Saturday 24 January will see the return of the Manning Truthfest to Pembrokeshire, with Irish musicians, actors and…

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23-24 Jan: Join us for 2nd Manning Truthfest in Pembrokeshire

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
Remember the Manning Truthfest in January 2014? Well, it’s back! A troupe of Irish musicians, actors and activists supported by Afri will travel across the Irish sea to Pembrokeshire on 23rd January for…

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from Dublin Vigil

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Chelsea Manning’s 27th birthday, the fifth she has spent in prison for telling the truth, was marked in a number of cities around the world including Dublin and London. See these reports from Noise Demo at the US Embassy and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from London Vigil

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17 December 2014: St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chelsea Manning’s 27th birthday, the fifth she has spent in prison for telling the truth, was marked in a number of cities around the world including London and Dublin. As well as the London vigil … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Chelsea Manning! Report from Noise Demo at the US Embassy London

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17 December 2014: Grosvenor Square Chelsea Manning’s 27th birthday, the fifth she has spent in prison for telling the truth, was marked in a number of cities around the world including London and Dublin. In London, as well as the … Continue reading

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“Free Julian Assange! Free Chelsea Manning!” (Free Speech!) Ciaron O’Reilly arrested at G20 in Brisbane

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Update: 21 January This was just a mention hearing. No plea entered yet and case adjourned again. Update: 4 December Along with a handful of others arrested during the G20 protests, Ciaron O’Reilly appeared at Brisbane Magistrates court today. The … Continue reading

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As President Obama heads to Brisbane for the G20, Ciaron O’Reilly plans to confront him over Assange persecution

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UPDATE 15 Nov: Ciaron O’Reilly arrested at G20 UPDATE 13 Nov: Ciaron O’Reilly becomes third person to be banned from the G20 after saying he will ‘shirtfront’ Obama. PM Tony Abbott’s promise to shirtfront Putin at the G20 hasn’t got … Continue reading

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A month of solidarity with Chelsea Manning, Part 2: …Dublin and back

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
by Genny Bove See also A month of solidarity with Chelsea Manning, Part 1. To Dublin Susan Manning and I set off early on the morning of Wednesday 10 September for the two…

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A month of solidarity with Chelsea Manning, Part 1: from Wales to…

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
by Genny Bove This summer, a number of opportunities came up to continue the small solidarity effort I’m engaged in through the WISE Up network and the Manning Family Fund. These seemed too…

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Remembering Gerry Conlon, Supporting Chelsea Manning

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
The Teachers’ Club, Dublin, Thursday 11 September by Genny Bove The Irish greeting Céad míle fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes) is no exaggeration. Over in Dublin from Wales again for a few days,…

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