Women Of Inspiration

This two-part mural is on the shops in St James’s Plac. On the left, a welcome to international visitors and a call for tolerance; on the right, Mary McAleese, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks, Marie Curie and Mairead Farrell serve as “women of inspiration”.

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Rosa Parks 1913-2005

“Rosa Parks 1913-2005. She sat down so that we could stand up. Mother of the civil rights movement.” Parks refused to give up her seat in the “colored” section of the bus to a white passenger on December 1st, 1955. In support of her arrest, the Montgomery (Alabama) bus boycott was begun.

Board in Lepper Street, Belfast, with support from Tar Isteach, Unison, and CEP.

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Cuba – Fifty Years Of Revolution

2010 image of the 2009 Cuba mural, with the word “Venceremos” added on the left-hand side.

Pro-Cuba mural on the international wall and criticism of the Obama regime’s continuation of the US blockade. “The world opposes US blockade of Cuba. Time for a change Mr Obama.” “UN General Assembly resolution Oct 2008. Countries opposed to the blockade: 185. Countries in favour: 3 (US, Israel, Palau)”. “¡Aqui no se rinde nadie!” [There’s no giving up here!]

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Not Spain, Not France

“1650-2009: 350 years of occupation, 350 years of resistance. Catalan language has been spoken since VIII century. Nowadays, after 350 years of occupation and prohibition, there are 9 million Catalan speakers. The spirit of revolt against the Spanish kingdom and French state is still alive. The struggle of the Catalan people continues against the existing discriminations. Not Spain, not France.” “Saoirse na hÉireann, Llibrtat Països Catalans”. In Clowney Street next to the ‘1969 Phoenix’ mural which dates back to 1981.

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Shame On You, Israel

“Shame on you! Israel. Murderous attack on humanitarian aid ships and the massacre of aid workers bringing vital supplies to the Palestinian refugees in Gaza. 19 dead – scores injured.” “Sinn Féin condemns the slaughter of humanitarian aid-workers.” “Shame on you! Israel. Stop the war on Gaza.” Posters on the former site of the Andersonstown RUC barracks.

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