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Thousands march against Shell in Dublin

category ireland / britain | environment | news report author Monday July 25, 2005 18:25author by Andrew - WSM Report this post to the editors

Saturday saw Irish anarchists joining thousands of other people to march through the streets of Dublin to demand the release of the Rossport 5 - locals jailed by Shell for opposing the construction of a gas pipeline.

Front of march
Front of march

This was the first Dublin march for the Rossport 5 although marchs are rallies have already taken place in Mayo. In Dublin the focus has been on blockading petrol stations - several stations were blockaded on Friday.


More on Shell and the Rossport 5

Crowd at the start
Crowd at the start

Rossport banner
Rossport banner

WSM banner on march
WSM banner on march

Speakers platform at end
Speakers platform at end

Another shot of the front of the march
Another shot of the front of the march

author by paul sherlockpublication date Tue Jul 26, 2005 04:07author email p_sherlock at yahoo dot comReport this post to the editors

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