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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: 24 February Following a further appearance on 11 February, Ciaron was back in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Tuesday 24 February. He pleaded guilty to the charge of entering a ‘secure area’ while labelled a ‘prohibited person’ during the G20 … 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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Chalking for Chelsea Manning as NATO summit begins in Newport

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Thursday 4 September was the first day of the NATO summit in Newport. See also our blog posts Saturday and Sunday’s actions and Wednesday’s Wednesday’s crime report. Having joined the first part of the march on Celtic Manor, we headed … Continue reading

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Police asked to arrest NATO leaders on evidence shared by Chelsea Manning and published by WikiLeaks

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by Genny Bove War criminals coming to Celtic Manor Yesterday, we headed into Newport armed with a statement for the police alerting them to evidence of crimes committed and about to be committed by NATO leaders. The bus driver pointed … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Manning & Assange in run-up to NATO summit in Wales

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Correction and apology The article below makes reference to Chelsea Manning passing through Ireland’s Shannon airport en route to Iraq. We now know from direct communication with Chelsea that this was not the case and that she did not pass … Continue reading

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