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April 21, 2015

Today, as the reactions to the deaths of more than 1100 migrants in two separate incidents continue, we are reading the enthusiastic headlines referring to the EU Joint Foreign and Home Affairs Council meeting and reporting the good news. It seems the EU is finally acting to bring an end to this crisis.

Today, as the reactions to the deaths of more than 1100 migrants in two separate incidents continue, we are reading the enthusiastic headlines referring to the EU Joint Foreign and Home Affairs Council meeting and reporting the good news. It seems the EU is finally acting to bring an end to this crisis.

One detail about the council meeting is repeated in many of the news reports: “[EU] Ministers held a minute's silence before proceedings got under way”.

August 16, 2012

It was the year of 1998, the former Chilean military dictator, mass murderer and torturer Pinochet had arrived to UK, a country that he called his “most favoured country in the world”. No wonder why he would choose Britain as his favourite place. He was kept there under a very comfortable house arrest, effectively under the protection of the British government. Court trials, endless diplomatic debates and meetings with his favourite person, Thatcher, kept Pinochet in Britain safe and well until he was allowed to return to Chile in 2000 and to die in his comfortable military hospital bed some years later.

October 20, 2011

Solidarity message sent by Richard Boyd Barrett, member of the Irish parliament to Condemn the Bloody Sunday Massacre in Egypt! For Muslim and Christian unity against the counter-revolution.

It was with both sadness and anger that I heard of the terrible events of Sunday October 9th in Cairo, when over twenty Coptic Christian protesters were killed by the armed forces of the Egyptian State.

Solidarity message sent by Richard Boyd Barrett, member of the Irish parliament to Condemn the Bloody Sunday Massacre in Egypt! For Muslim and Christian unity against the counter-revolution.

It was with both sadness and anger that I heard of the terrible events of Sunday October 9th in Cairo, when over twenty Coptic Christian protesters were killed by the armed forces of the Egyptian State.