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Resisting Injustice: Memorial Evening for Gerry Conlon in support of Manning Family Fund

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Thursday 11 September, 7pm, The Teachers’ Club, Dublin. Gerry Conlon of the Guilford Four, a victim of the one of the most serious miscarriages of justice in recent history, devoted much of his…

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A Way Out of the Embassy for Julian Assange?

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The media gears up for a live arrest 18 August 2014 There was a buzz of anticipation all over the news channels and social media Monday morning and, apparently, outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London; it went – loosely – … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning, NATO, the Long March on Newport and more

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Press release here. More photos on flickr. Downloadable flyer in Resources. by Genny Bove Tuesday 12 August The sun was shining at 11am as I turned the corner into the by now familiar Castle Square, a central meeting point in … Continue reading

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World’s Best Radio Programmes: A Gold Medal for Francisco, dedicated to Chelsea Manning

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The Manning Truthfest held last January in Pembrokeshire, home county of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish family, was the brainchild of Donal O’Kelly who is pictured above making a presentation to Chelsea’s uncle Kevin at…

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R.I.P. Gerard Conlon. Just released: Video of Gerry’s speech in Dublin, November 2013

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by Genny Bove Gerry Conlon’s speech in full, filmed by Dave Donnellan at Trinity College Dublin, in solidarity with Chelsea Manning and her family. With introductory song ‘Giuseppe Conlon’ by Joe Black: Dave…

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Dublin 5 – 8 May: More Irish Solidarity with Chelsea Manning & Family

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Originally posted on Pvt. Manning Family Fund:
by Genny Bove Members of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish (& English) family made a second trip from Wales to Ireland this week, to report back on February’s visit to Chelsea in Fort Leavenworth, to…

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‘Desert’, a play about Chelsea Manning, is on tour. Don’t miss it.

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With the trial over, ongoing mainstream coverage of Manning’s story next to zero and complaints about the incarceration of this principled whistleblower barely audible, a play that brings the issues to a wider…

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12 March: Wandsworth Amnesty International – Free Talk on Pvt. Manning with speaker Ben Griffin

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The Cost of Exposing the Truth: The Case of Pvt Manning with speaker Ben Griffin of Veterans for Peace UK. When? 7.30pm, Wednesday 12 March. Where? The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, London SW12 9SG. FREE ENTRY. Organised by Wandsworth … Continue reading

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Report from International Women’s Day in Chester

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Unique Transgender Network supports Chelsea Manning Above left to right: Jenny-Anne, Debbie and Elen of Unique Transgender Network This annual event for International Women’s Day on 8 March is organised by Chester Women’s…

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Support for Chelsea Manning in Chester on 8 March: International Women’s Day event

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Saturday 8 March marks International Women’s Day. As part of the celebrations in Chester, we’ll be sharing information about Chelsea Manning and the Family Fund on our peace and justice stall at this…

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