WE HELD a very successful stop the war public meeting in Exeter last week. Some 175 people turned up to hear Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn and local speakers. We got press coverage in the local daily paper and on local radio.
A VERY positive stop the war meeting in Chesterfield on Thursday of last week saw 55 people joining in a lively but serious debate. Journalist Yvonne Ridley described her experience in the Palestinian town of Jenin and slammed the role of Israel's Ariel Sharon. A local Iraqi woman also spoke.
Others reported on their experiences from the European Social Forum and the massive anti-war demo in Florence, Italy. The meeting attracted some people from the local Asian community as well as students from the local college, and local trade unionists.