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Demand a referendum on any Treaty changes

Paul Murphy MEP for the Socialist Party/United Left Alliance has today demanded that any proposed changes to the Lisbon Treaty are put to a referendum in Ireland. This follows talks between Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarcozy yesterday, and ahead of their meeting with European Council president Herman Van Rompuy.

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Solidarity Appeal: Protest letter to Israeli Ambassador

The crew of the MV Saoirse and the Tahrir remain in custody in Givon Prison. Reports have emerged of violence used when the ship was hijacked by the Israeli Navy, and from a telephone conversation with Paul we have learned that the crew have been severely mistreated in prison ( see here )

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#Occupying together

The organised left can certainly learn from the #Occupy movement, but some participants in the #Occupy movement might be surprised that they could also learn from the organised left.

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Socialist Party TDs on Occupy Dame Street

In a response to the 'Occupy Dame Street' camp which has been stationed outside the Central Bank since Saturday afternoon Socialist Party/United Left Alliance TDs Clare Daly and Joe Higgins will seek a debate in the Dáil this week around the demands of the camp.

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