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Successful blockade of Shell HQ in Dublin
Succesful blockade of Shell HQ in Dublin
dublin | environment | news report Friday May 18, 2007 10:09 by Joe

Dublin Shell to Sea escalated its campaign against Shell’s command centre at Corrib house on Leeson Street with a blockade of all three entrances. After two hours only four Shell employees had been pushed through the blockade by the large force of Gardai on hand.
The action was called to "highlight the incredible theft of our natural resources that totals 51 billion euros in the Corrib field alone" while "each winter, up to 3,000 people die prematurely every year from fuel poverty". Upwards of 45 protesters had assembled with Shell being protected by around 30 Gardai and a number of private security.Gardai were for the most part well behaved but one Guard probably keen to impress his mates grabbed a protester by the testicles! At one point Shell rewarded the Gardai with small cartoons of orange juice but no doubt they'll try and write that off against tax.Photos to follow

Five photos from Shell HQ today
by Billbo - Dublin Shell to Sea Fri May 18, 2007 12:29
Leeson St entrance
Main entrance, Adelaide Road
Entrance to back lane
Gardai force a Shell staffer through at back entrance on laneway
Throwing protesters out of the way
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The OJ in question. Putting the Squeeze ON and IN
Caped Crusader
Not your average tour... got good support (notice the viking)
Final Push to get Lackies in around 10:30 ish
And Bertie looked down at his creation and said that it was GOOD. Genesis 6:66
Blocking the side
Blocking the front
The lane at the rear
Blocking the rear
The banner dance
They brought their friends this time

Mnay curious dances were on display
Will I or won't I
Whats the advice
Happy in their work
Popping his through the protest

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19 May 2007 - 7:58pm