EVERYONE WHO wants to organise against the war drive is invited to attend a Stop the War Coalition activists conference. Speakers include writer and broadcaster Tariq Ali and Jeremy Corbyn MP. There will be workshops on Iraq, Palestine, South Asia, Afghanistan, producing publicity and using the media, building local groups, fundraising and much more.
The conference aims to draw together many of the successful local initiatives and meetings organised by the coalition.
Stop the War Coalition activists conference, Sunday 16 June, 10am, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London.
IN HACKNEY, east London, last Saturday around 200 people came to a screening of the anti-war film Not in My Name. The film was followed by a wide ranging discussion introduced by Lindsey German and Jeremy Corbyn MP.
Also last Saturday the Merseyside Stop the War Coalition held a lobby of Labour Riverside MP Louise Ellman's surgery. She had not signed the parliamentary early day motion, already signed by 170 MPs, against the government joining a US-sponsored war against Iraq.
BUST THE War, Birmingham University's anti-war society, held a successful 100-strong public meeting last week despite opposition from some Zionist students. Bust the War and Birmingham University Palestinian Society are calling on students to campaign against the victimisation of supporters of the Palestinian cause.
MEMBERS OF York Against the War protesting and advertising the CND demonstration against Star Wars at Fylingdales on Saturday 15 June, assembling at Eller Beck at 12.30pm