Peace Activist Interrupts Blair Press Conference in Lebanon

September 15th, 2006 | Posted in Independent Media, Resistance, Solidarity

From Democracy Now
Caoimhe Butterly dragged out by security guards

In Lebanon, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Beirut Monday to protest a visit by British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair held a joint press conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. It was interrupted by Irish peace activist Caoimhe Butterly who yelled out “Shame on you, Tony Blair.”

Photo by: Andrew Stern

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