Is Criminal Funding Endemic to Repeal The 8th/ Together 4 Yes Campaign?   

Many were not surprised by the recent rebranding  of the repeal the 8th lobby as the vaguely titled 'Together for Yes Campaign' given the somewhat negative associations of the former. What was surprising though is the fact that it failed to jettison some of its former member organisations that are now the subject of criminal … Continue reading Is Criminal Funding Endemic to Repeal The 8th/ Together 4 Yes Campaign?   

Amnesty Ireland’s Shocking Hypocrisy on Whistleblowing

While it is clear to many that Amnesty International Ireland has completely lost its way, becoming little more than a puppet organisation of foreign donors, its hypocrisy with respect to those willing to expose criminal activity, lies exposed. Many will be aware of the Amnesty International campaign for the release of Chelsea Manning for the … Continue reading Amnesty Ireland’s Shocking Hypocrisy on Whistleblowing

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

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, […]

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

Leading repeal the 8th campaigners Amnesty Ireland does not consider itself engaging in work for “political purposes”

Amnesty International Ireland despite engaging in political campaigning has received funds of $150,000 from the US based Soros/Open Society Foundation as part of Soros/Open Society Foundation Plan to repeal the 8th Amendment and create a liberal abortion regime in Ireland. These funds were revealed by DC Leaks. The group received the grant in January 2016 … Continue reading Leading repeal the 8th campaigners Amnesty Ireland does not consider itself engaging in work for “political purposes”

RTE Report: Abortion Rights Campaign returns grant to US-based foundation after SIPO warning

Leading pro-choice repeal the 8th group, the Irish Abortion Rights Campaign has confirmed it has returned a grant it received from the US-based Open Society Foundations led by the billionaire George Soros, following communications from the Standards In Public Office Commission (SIPO). The Abortion Rights Campaign only did so after the Standards In Public Office … Continue reading RTE Report: Abortion Rights Campaign returns grant to US-based foundation after SIPO warning