IT WAS not just in London that people took to the streets to protest against war last weekend. Other demonstrations around the world included 5,000 marching in Washington in the US, 50,000 in Madrid in Spain and 3,000 in Athens in Greece. In Rome in Italy 100,000 took part in a demonstration which had a major anti-war theme.
Some 100,000 marched in Beirut, Lebanon, to mark the second anniversary of the Palestinian intifada and also against the war, while 10,000 students marched in Cairo. There were also anti-war marches in Dublin and Cyprus.