10 & 11 January: The Manning Truthfest in Haverfordwest (and Fishguard). Solidarity from Ireland.

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Pvt. Manning Family Fund

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Download a print-ready pdf file of the poster here.

Ireland & Wales: Private Manning’s Celtic connections

Chelsea Manning has Irish roots on both sides of the family: her maternal grandfather (Billy Fox) was born and bred in Rathmines, Dublin and two great-grandparents on her Dad’s side (both Mannings) hailed from county Kerry. At the end of November, we accompanied Chelsea’s Welsh-Irish mum, two aunts and uncle to Dublin for three days of solidarity events, meetings and interactions [Reports: 1 | 2 | 3 ].

From Ireland, with Love

Now Ireland is bringing something back to Wales: a Truthfest, as activist and award-winning playwright and actor Donal O’Kelly explains:

We want to celebrate truth in solidarity with the Manning family, and in particular the family member who is being punished for following a grandmother’s motto:- if you can’t tell the truth, don’t speak. He told the truth.

The Truthfest is…

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