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Ireland: Jobstown trials begin

On 24 April the biggest political trial in Ireland for a generation began. Seven people stand accused of ‘false imprisonment’ of then deputy prime minister Joan Burton during an anti-water charges sit-down protest and slow march in Jobstown, Dublin, in 2014. A 17 ...

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Solidarity with #JobstownNotGuilty – Oppose criminalisation of protest

  A mass spontaneous community protest against the visit of the then deputy prime minister – Joan Burton – to the Jobstown area of Dublin in November 2014, led to the arrest and charging of 19 people. They include Socialist ...

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Irish establishment criminalises protest: Defend the Jobstown 27

27 anti-water charges protestors have been summonsed to appear in court by the police in Dublin regarding the Jobstown protest in November 2014 (when the deputy Prime Minister and Labour leader was blocked in her car by locals angry over the ...

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