Diário da acção em Portugal

 

  • What happened in Portugal...

    The ship and its crew leave for Portugal on august 23 on the invitation of the Portuguese organization Não te Prives, Youth Action for Peace, UMAR and Club Safe. Before departure, the ship is inspected by the Dutch authorities and gets permission to leave. The medicines on board are sealed by a… Read more »

  • Riot in EU

    Two days after the ship arrived back in the Netherlands and the treatment stored again till the next campaign, the European Parliament debates the events in Portugal. This is what Constant Brand, an associated press writer, reports Read more »

  • Opinion polls

    As planned the Dutch Women on Waves team flies back home. But since the ship has left, some opinion polls have been published, Read more »

  • Medics for freedom

    Specialists, general physicians, nurses and midwives come from all over Portugal to attend the workshop for medical professionals. Read more »

  • Borndiep heads back home

    For the last time the Portuguese shuttle boat visits the Borndiep in international waters to brings the last supplies before the ship will sail back to the Netherlands later that afternoon. It is the last opportunity for journalists to see the ship. Read more »

  • Rumours of prosecution

    The Misoprostol webpage and the medicines Cytotec and Arthrotec are shown all over the television and in the newspapers. Read more »

  • Ensinamentos do talkshow: Como fazer um aborto

    Na terça-feira de manhã, a dra Rebecca Gompert participou no debate denominado: Frente a Frente Com o Barco do Aborto no programa SIC 10 Horas. Embora o conceito original deste talkshow português não seja o de um programa de informação, milhares de mulheres portuguesas assistem ao programa. Read more »

  • Live on television

    Explaning how to do an abortion on television Read more »

  • A perca do caso em tribunal.

    Ontem, pouco antes da meia-noite, no fim duma audiência que tinha começado às 10 da manhã, o Tribunal Fiscal e Administrativo de Coimbra decidiu que a Women on Waves estava a utilizar a lei abusivamente para ajudar as mulheres. Read more »

  • Art and Politics

    In the morning the ship returns from Spain and again takes its drifting position outside of Figueira da Foz. The two Dutch parliamentarians visit the Borndiep. Lousewies van der Laan states to the press that she had thought that Portugal would have been able to handle a democratic debate and that… Read more »

  • Mais Holandesas

    As membros do Parlamento Holandês L. van der Laan dos Democratas 66 (D66) e K. Arib do Partido Trabalhista (PvdA) vieram ontem a Lisboa para participar numa discussão com o Partido Socialista português (PS) e com o Bloco de Esquerda (BE). Hoje vão visitar o Borndiep, a visita faz parte do programa… Read more »

  • Feed me, Paste me

    The Borndiep is out of fuel and running low on drinking water. Once more the captain requests to enter the port, this time only to refuel. The harbor authorities do not even answer on the emergency channel. Read more »

  • Small, calm, quiet, hidden

    At 1:00AM a Catholic church group gathered before the Figueira da Foz town hall to hang pro life posters sponsered by Human Life International and Pró Vida e Pró Familia Brasil. The slogan was: Who loves does not kill. Read more »

  • Ministro Português contacta Ministro Português

    O Parlamento Holandês enviou uma carta ao Ministro dos Negócios Estranjeiros Bot, e pediu oficilmente a este que apoiasse a Women on Waves e facilitasse a sua entrada em àguas territoriais Portuguesas. Bot já contactou o Ministro dos Negócios Estranjeiros Português acerca do Borndiep, pedindo-lhe… Read more »

  • Manifestation in Lisbon

    About 250 people protest against the decision of the Portuguese government to forbid the Women on Waves ship to enter Portugal outside the official residence of the prime minister of Portugal, Santana Lopes in Lisbon. Read more »

  • Real People Speak

    Politicians have been making statements left and right, the European Commission has started grinding, the press has been all over since the beginning, activism organizations have been mobilizing their volunteers, but now, now finally Portuguese people are starting to voice their opinion on abortion… Read more »

  • Governo nega permissão

    Francisco Louça, do Bloco de Esquerda, tentou navegar o Borndiep rumo ao porto da Figueira da Foz a 31 de Agosto, mas foi travado pelas embarcações da Marinha que circundam a pequena embarcação. Ao contactar radiofónicamente a partir do Borndiep, deixou claro que era um cidadão Português e membro… Read more »

  • Que paso no internet?

    Sabado, 28 Agosto - armando sousa O Governo deve pensar que as mulheres portuguesas vão todas engravidar à pressa só para irem dar uma voltinha de barco. - JM Portugal continua no caminho do erro e da hipocrisia! É europeu quando precisa, é ibérico quando necessita e é atlântico… Read more »

  • Borndiep still in international waters

    In an effort to help realize Women on Waves' goals, Juventude Socialista (JS), the youth section of Portugal's Socialist Party (PS), sails to the Borndiep and holds a press conference there. Read more »

  • F 486 contra RU 486

    Plano aproximado do F486 "Baptista de Andrade", o navio de guerra que está a bloquear o caminho do Borndiep. Saberá a Marinha Portuguesa que a Mifepristone, a "pílula abortiva", é também conhecida por RU 486 ? Estarão a troçar de nós? Read more »

  • War?!

    Two Portuguese war ships monitor the movements of the Borndiep during 24 hours to prevent the ship from entering national waters. The captain continues to ask for permission to enter the harbor of Figueira da Foz. Unfortunately the harbor authorities are not responding to its attempt to communicate. Read more »

  • Entry ship denied

    In the afternoon we have an improvised press conference after we hear that the Portuguese Minister of defense Paulo Portas refused the Women on Waves ship “Borndiep�? permission to enter national waters. Read more »

  • Requesting permission to enter the harbor of Figueira da Foz

    In the morning Women on Waves visits the harbormaster of Figueira da Foz and officially requests him to authorize their entrance into the harbor. Read more »