Mairead Corrigan

Mairead Corrigan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mairead Corrigan, also known as M iread Corrigan-Maguire, is an Irish peace activist. She co-founded, with Betty Williams, the Community of Peace People, an organisation which attempts to encourage a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The two women received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976. Corrigan has won several other awards. In recent years, she has become an active critic of the Israeli government's policy towards Palestine and the Palestinian people. To draw attention in a supposedly peaceful and non-violent way to this policy, in particular to the land and naval blockade of Gaza, in June 2010 Corrigan went on board the "aid ship," the MV Rachel Corrie. The ship was the remaining member of an international flotilla bound for the Gazan coastline, but finally was denied to go thereshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133994231
  • 9786133994232