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Shannon Airport peace protesters arrested

category national | anti-war / imperialism | news report author Sunday October 07, 2012 21:56author by Eoin

Margaretta D'arcy and Niall Farrell go airside to protest Afghanistan war

Two peace activists from Galway Alliance Against War were arrested on the runway at Shannon Airport today, marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on Afghanistan. US military and CIA flights have passed via the Irish airport to and from the region since the war began.

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