Amnesty must return money to Soros or face prosecution says SIPO

Summary re Amnesty prosecution for accepting funds for political campaigning in Ireland contract to Electoral Act 1997. The Standards in Public Office commission (SIPO) has (13/12/2017) instructed Amnesty International to return a €137,000 donation from the Soros-funded Open Society Foundation. Amnesty International Ireland is being threatened with criminal charges after SIPO found it illegally sought … Continue reading Amnesty must return money to Soros or face prosecution says SIPO

US Center for Reproductive Rights raises US money to Repeal 8th Amendment and employs Irish lobbyists to lobby members of the Oireachtas

The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) having an address at 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038, USA is raising money in the United States to Repeal 8th Amendment. Further it employs Irish lobbyists DHR Communications Limited an Irish registered company having a registered office at 2 Drumartin Road, Goatstown, Dublin 14 to lobby members of the Oireachtas … Continue reading US Center for Reproductive Rights raises US money to Repeal 8th Amendment and employs Irish lobbyists to lobby members of the Oireachtas

Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

It is well known that the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA), a political group, supports and campaigns for the removal of the 8th Amendment, which is a political campaign. What is perhaps less known is that the IFPA receives a substantial amount of funds from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The relationship between the … Continue reading Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

Amnesty tells SIPO that it does not engage in political campaigning. The reality is otherwise and here is the evidence.

Amnesty Ireland’s claims that it does not engage in political work or political campaigning and for that reason its work should be of no concern to the Standards in Public Office is profoundly misleading. The Electoral Act was specifically brought about to prevent large sums of money flowing into the Irish State from abroad that … Continue reading Amnesty tells SIPO that it does not engage in political campaigning. The reality is otherwise and here is the evidence.

Repeal the 8th lobbyists Irish Family Planning Association registered with Lobbying.ie but claims it is not a campaigning body

Documents leaked last August by DC Leaks claimed that Open Society Foundations (OSF), which is bankrolled by billionaire investor George Soros, intended to remove Ireland’s constitutional protections for the unborn and establish in Ireland an unrestricted abortion regime. This was to be be achieved by massive funding of the repeal the 8th groups, the Abortion Rights Campaign, […]

IFPA tells SIPO it is not engaged in political campaigning yet openly campaigns for abortion.

As part of the Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) investigation into illegal foreign funding by George Soros/OpenSociety Foundations of Irish repeal the 8th lobby groups, the IFPA told SIPO it is not a "campaigning body". Of course the IFPA opening campaigns for widespread abortion. For instance in May 2016 the IFPA traveled to Geneva … Continue reading IFPA tells SIPO it is not engaged in political campaigning yet openly campaigns for abortion.

FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Here is a link to the correspondence between the Irish Standards in Public Office Commission and the Irish Abortion Rights Campaign regarding the funding from Open Society Foundations obtained under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 showing the flow of correspondence between the State watchdog charged with dealing with illegal campaign funding and the Abortion Rights Campaign. From … Continue reading FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Record of repeal the 8th campaigner donation records disappear from Atlantic Philantropies website

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is a political lobbying group and through its well-staffed offices at 9-13 Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, is now the major player in the repeal the 8th campaign for an unlimited abortion regime in Ireland. It is not entirely clear who in fact gives the totality of the money … Continue reading Record of repeal the 8th campaigner donation records disappear from Atlantic Philantropies website