Monday 21 June 2010

Thank God for the pro-life movement's vigilance throughout Ireland

Last week I mentioned the extreme, pro-abortion report bounced through the Human Rights Council in Geneva, produced by Navenethem Pillay, the UN Commissioner for Human Rights, and Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary General.  Pat Buckley, lobbying for SPUC in Geneva, reported that this was "the latest in international political manoeuvres to declare a "human right" to abortion, something which has eluded the pro-abortion lobby since their defeat at the 1994 UN conference on population and development, in Cairo".

It's a telling sign of the political times in Ireland that Navenethem Pillay has been busy recently in Ireland promoting human rights. Lelia O'Flaherty, one of that country's sharpest observers on life and family matters, sent me this morning the following information:

The Tenth Department of Foreign Affairs NGO Forum on Human Rights was held at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Friday 20 November 2009. For a full programme of the event please click here (Word 50kb) The keynote speaker at the Forum was the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navanethem Pillay  . The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Miche├íl Martin, T.D.  delivered the opening address welcoming the High Commissioner. 

Thank God for the vigilance of the pro-life movement throughout Ireland which is working so hard to resist the international pressures being brought to bear to legalise the killing of Ireland's unborn.  This vigilance includes the fourth all-Ireland rally for life takes place next Saturday in Belfast and Lelia tells me that buses will be travelling there from the following points:

Antrim [07980967994]; Armagh [07599489499]; Ballymena [07980967994]; West Belfast [07593914535]; Buncrana [0749361625]; Carnlough [07900883319]; Castlewellan [07766259933];           Cork [0876576568]; Craigavon [07771965059]; Derry (Creggan) [07814067471];  Derry (Shantallow) [07724791252];  Derry (Southway) [07779265415]; Downpatrick [02844843381]; Dublin (City Centre) [01-8730463]; Dublin (Tallaght) [0876729393]; Dunloy [02829541360];  Enniskillen [07787437914];  Galway [0876217702]; Kilrea [02829541360]; Louth [0877671657]; Lurgan [07708537242];                    Newry [02830252414 & 04830838783]; Omagh [02882259541]; Portadown [02838343091];                
Rasharkin 02829541360]; Strabane [ 02871883453]; Warrenpoint [07756897856]; Westport [0861785160]: Other information from: 02890278484 (Belfast); 01-8730463 (Dublin)

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