Wednesday, March 02, 2005


Lock Up The Activists!

A small number of anti-war demonstrators have mounted a protest at the Irish Embassy in London in solidarity with Irish peace activists facing trial for damaging a US warplane at Shannon Airport.The protestors have chained themselves inside and outside the building to highlight the case of five members of the Catholic Worker Movement who "disarmed"(polite way of saying tampered with) the plane in February 2003.

The five are due to go on trial next week and could be jailed for up to ten years.

Today's demonstrators said the action was designed to uphold international law and prevent Irish complicity in the US/British invasion of Iraq.

Let me say first off that the people who deemed it acceptable to tamper with a plane(let's not forget what happened at 9/11) should get ten years.At least.I have no problem with people who take an anti-war stance, but the stance those "peace activists" took was reprehensible.
As well as that, I think the actions of these demonstrators in London are out of order.There is a right way and a wrong way to go about things.This is the wrong way.


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