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Full house for International Peace Conference

by Jane Shallice, Stop the War Coalition
Issue No. 1980

There will be a full house at the International Peace Con­ference taking place in London this Saturday. Tickets sold out with four days to go.

It is something we should have done a long time ago.

Peace activists in the US are desperate to meet with Iraqis who want an end to the occupation and want peace in their country, because it something they cannot do in the US. It is essential.

On Saturday there will be a public discussion on how we can finish this war.

But equally important is the strategic discussion on how, together, we take the campaign forward. This will not just be the great and the good but grassroots campaigners from across the globe.

Nobel winning playwright Dario Fo is coming from Italy. We will be staging the world premiere of his new play.

Blair could never have imagined in his worst nightmares back in 2002 when he decided to take us to war that Iraq would weigh heavier round his neck with each day that passes.

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Sat 10 Dec 2005, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1980
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