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Another Week of Stopping Shell at the Rossport Solidarity Camp

20 Jun

Spontaneous actions like this presented a near-constant disruption of work at the Shell site throughout the week

The first weeks of June saw another display of open defiance to Shell’s pipeline construction in County Mayo. The following is a report from the Rossport Solidarity Camp:

The week of action started with fortifying the camp against eviction, and as the camp was still happily pitched on Tuesday morning, we decided to put our energy into stopping Shell, as planned!

Tuesday 5th midday, we noticed a lot of Gardaí lining the road near the entrance of a camp. Had they already heard we were planning on going out? Well, they had definitely brought the opportunity of stopping Shell right to our door Continue reading