Support for Teachta Dála Rendition Flight Activists

December 10, 2015

News from the Celtic League Following the arrests of two Irish parliamentarians this week for refusing to pay a fine relating to their breach of security at Shannon Airport in 2014, the General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has issued a statement.

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The Nobel Prize for Hyprocrisy Goes to Ireland

July 10, 2013

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE If there was a Nobel Prize for hypocrisy it would most certainly be awarded to the Irish government and its police officers at Shannon Airport. For several years the Celtic League and peace activists in Ireland have urged

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Rendition Garda Siochana Asked for Report

October 20, 2012

The Irish Justice Minister, Alan Shatter, T.D., is seeking a report on matters raised by the Celtic League last month concerning rendition. The statement comes in correspondence to the League from the Ministers Office. Last month the Celtic League told the Minister new

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CPT Urged To Probe Scottish and Irish Police Inertia on Rendition Torture Issue

September 20, 2012

News from Celtic League Press The Celtic League has urged the European Committee on the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to probe the apparent reluctance of police forces in Scotland and Ireland to probe rendition flights which led to those detained being tortured. (see

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Ireland: Rendition Flights Once Again In the Spotlight

July 25, 2011

The question of alleged cooperation by the former Irish government in the US rendition programme is once again in the spotlight. In its (country) report on Ireland the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) observe at paragraph 9: “The Committee is concerned at

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