UNESCO: Manx Government Hypocricy

May 26, 2010

The Manx National Heritage initiative to seek United Nations World Heritage List status for key sites on the Isle of Man, such as the ancient Tynwald Hill site and the historically significant Laxey valley is to be applauded. However, the decision of the

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Complaint To United Nations Decolonisation Committee

May 26, 2010

The Celtic League has forwarded a complaint to the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization about colonialist attitudes in the Isle of Man. The move comes in the wake of repressive action by the police force on the Island following an outbreak of

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EU Commissioner Shares Concerns About Treatment of Roma/Travellers

May 25, 2010

The EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Lazlo Andor, has said the EU Commission shares the concerns of the Celtic League about the ongoing discrimination against the Roma/Traveller communities. The League wrote in March to express its growing concern following

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Kernow: Tesco Review Position On St George Flag Issue

May 25, 2010

Tesco Stores Ltd. has responded to a letter sent by the Branch Secretary of the Kernow branch of the Celtic League following a campaign the branch is pursuing surrounding the mass sale of English flags in shops around Cornwall. Mike Chappell wrote to

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Maghaberry: Detailed response From Prison Service

May 25, 2010

The Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) has responded in some considerable detail to concerns articulated by the Celtic League about the situation surrounding the treatment of inmates at Maghaberry Prison in Northern Ireland. The Celtic League wrote to the former Northern Ireland Prisons

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Positive Response Over Graffiti Youth Concerns

May 25, 2010

French authorities have responded comprehensively and promptly to concerns expressed by the Celtic League about the circumstances surrounding the detention of a young person for alleged graffiti offences earlier this year. The League wrote to the French Ambassador to London in early May

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Liberal Democrat Plans For Cornwall

May 21, 2010

“The Kernow branch of the League has received the Liberal Democrats planned programme for Cornwall. Following the UK general election on 6th May 2010 and the subsequent Conservative-Liberal Democrat Westminster coalition government that was formed, Branch Secretary Mike Chappell, wrote to the Liberal

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Kernow: Breton Visit To Cornish Language Preschool

May 20, 2010

The President of a Breton language organisation visited Cornwall’s only bilingual preschool crèche this weekend, as part of the first leg of a bicycle tour of European linguistic minorities. President Emmanuael LeMerlus, of `Unis dans la Diversité Linguistique’, is cycling 19000 miles around

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Kernow: Flag Wars

May 20, 2010

A campaign set up to restrict the number of English flags on sale in shops in Cornwall, ahead of the football world cup, has been taken up by the Kernow branch of the League. Since the Kernow branch openly came out in support

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Langdon Like A Character from the Film ‘Casablanca’

May 20, 2010

As more is revealed about the ill-thought out Nationalist graffiti investigations in Mannin recently it is clear that the police increasingly desperate to achieve success launched a trawl of any with links to nationalist or cultural bodies. Manx Radio , the so-called National

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