"The Government have clearly sent the message to Shell, ‘you can do whatever you want’. Fortunately due to protest, the refinery remains unconnected to the gas field. If, as Shell planned, gas had been flowing by now, we would potentially all be dealing with a gas leak and explosion.”
PRESS RELEASE from the INDEPENDENT WORKERS UNION.The Rossport five continue to be imprisoned and the forces of state appear to be slow in finding a mechanism which would allow then to be released in an honourable fashion. It seems that the Rights of the Citizen are inferior to that of the huge oil and gas companies.Is this because our political establishment, is in receipt of donations from Shell, Statoil and Marathon?The Independent Workers Union now calls on all the Political Parties, to publicly state whether or not they have ever received donations, from the companies which are responsible for the imprisonment of the Rossmore five.