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#Anti-War

From TheJournal.ie Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon Ennis District Court

Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon

A second man was also accused of causing damage to the aircraft.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism Give Peace A Chance

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?

Should Ireland join the international coalition?

From TheJournal.ie 80-year-old activist Margaretta D'Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest Protest

80-year-old activist Margaretta D'Arcy given two week sentence in court for Shannon protest

D’Arcy was ordered to sign a bond promising not to trespass at Shannon Airport – but she may not sign it.

From TheJournal.ie Margaretta D'Arcy will get a prison visit from Gerry Adams today Anti-War

Margaretta D'Arcy will get a prison visit from Gerry Adams today

The 79-year-old anti-war campaigner is spending three months in prison for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy

Weekly protests planned over jailing of 79-year-old peace activist

Film-maker and writer Margaretta D’Arcy was jailed for trespassing at Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre Protest This post contains images

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre

Protesters were stopped by Gardaí from marching to Dublin Castle where Hillary Clinton and foreign ministers are being hosted at a dinner.

From TheJournal.ie 'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

From TheJournal.ie Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil Protest

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil

The Irish Anti War Movement is calling for an end to US military flights out of Shannon Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Galway TD dismayed by anti-war protests outside his parents' home Anti-War

Galway TD dismayed by anti-war protests outside his parents' home

Derek Nolan said he had informed the Galway Alliance Against War that he no longer resided at the Riverside Estate in Galway.

6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney) Jailbird Celebs This post contains images

6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)

These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.

FORMER BRITISH Prime Minister Tony Blair is set to give his £4.6m book advance to charity.

Blair will donate the money to a new sports centre for injured troops. Blair said he will donate all the money from his book A Journey in addition to any further royalties received. The centre, the Royal British Legion’s Battle Back Challenge Centre is due to open in 2012.

“Tony Blair decided on leaving office that he would donate the proceeds of his memoirs to a charity for the Armed Forces as a way of marking the enormous sacrifice they make for the security of our people and the world. The Royal British Legion is just such a cause,” the spokesman said.

“In making this decision, Tony Blair recognises the courage and sacrifice the armed forces demonstrate day in, day out.”

Blair’s decision to go into Iraq was a controversial one that divided the UK and many believe overshadows his legacy as prime minister.

Blair’s book is due out on Sept 1 and although he will do a series of signings, security measures mean fans will not be allowed take photographs with the retired PM.

Members of the Stop The War Coalition plan to picket Mr Blair’s appearance at London branch of Waterstones and attempt to “arrest” him for alleged war crimes.