Thursday, July 5, 2012

Episode 15 in the Disarming Grandmothers of the UK Documentary Series: "The system would fall down"



5 june 2012

EPISODE FIFTEEN: THE SYSTEM WOULD FALL DOWN

In this episode we see Helen and Sylvia campaign in their own ways to raise awareness of the global implications of US Military Bases.  Helen addresses a Capital Woman Conference whilst Sylvia stands shoulder to shoulder with the Chagossians, as they await a verdict from the Appeal Court on their right to return home.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Find out more about the current situation in Diego Garcia.

Read a speech delivered by Sylvia to the UN Working Group in Geneva about the Chagossian people and their right to return home.

Find out more about the UK Chagos Support Association.

Watch ‘Stealing a Nation’ a documentary by John Pilger about Diego Garcia.

CREDITS

Special thanks to:

Capital Woman
Emily Thornberry MP
UK Chagos Support Association. 

Source of the video and text:

Disarming Grandmothers

Source:   http://www.zianet.com/tedmorris/dg/realhistory.html

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