Saturday 10 December 2016

Our people have right to protest

Published 23/11/2010 | 05:00

Is it any wonder that the Irish people have been so supine and acquiescent in the face of government measures that have ruined the country?

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On at least three occasions, peaceful protesters have been batoned, kicked or thrown to the ground by aggressive garda officers. Is this an official policy to humiliate and cow people?

May I remind the Government, and the gardai, that we, the people, are the sovereign of this country. We pay their wages and they are our servants, not the other way around.

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