The ICTU is once again stepping forward to give ordinary working people the opportunity to voice their opposition to violence in Northern Ireland, following the recent murders of two soldiers and the attempted murder of two workers doing their jobs. As I said at Cedar Lounge Revolution, I hope the ICTU will oeganise protests in the Republic as well. Here are the details from John O’Farrell of the ICTU via Cedar Lounge Revolution:
From John O’Farrell:
Here is the text of adverts appearing tomorrow in the Irish News, Belfast Newsletter and the NI edition of the Mirror:
Organised by the Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
OUR PEACE – OUR FUTURE
Join a silent protest at the Massereene murders
Trade Unions stand together with all citizens in solidarity to prevent any derailment of the peace process.
The callous attack last Saturday night was an assault on every citizen who supports peace.
All workers and their families are invited to express their abhorrence at these murders and the direct threat to the peace process
Please attend our silent protests on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 at 1pm:
Belfast City Hall
L’Derry Guildhall Square
Newry Town Hall
By your presence show your support for peace and your rejection of those seeking to destroy that peace
Please bring trade union banners only