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Reports and video of Manchester Time to Go demonstration, 23 September 2006

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Reports from the Time to Go demonstration in Manchester, England, where more than 50,000 marched past the venue of the Labour Party conference demanding British troops go from Afghanistan and Iraq and Tony Blair goes from Downing Street.
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Reports from the Time to Go demonstration in Manchester, England, where more than 50,000 marched past the venue of the Labour Party conference demanding British troops go from Afghanistan and Iraq and Tony Blair goes from Downing Street.

Demonstration video

» Marching through Manchester – scenes from along the route
» George Galloway MP speaking to the final rally
» Nahella Ashraf chair of Manchester Stop the War
» John Rees of Stop the War
» Eamonn McCann Derry activist and one of the Raytheon Nine
» Lindsey German convenor of Stop the War
» Tommy Sheridan MSP speaking to the final rally
» Soumaya Ghannoushi of the British Muslim Initiative
» Craig Murray former British ambassador to Uzbekistan
» Rose Gentle of Military Families Against the War
» Dr Richard Horton editor of the Lancet
» Video shorts of the demonstration

Demonstration reports

» More than 50,000 protesters tell Blair it’s Time to Go – an overview of the demonstration and the closing rally
» 400 attend Time for Change conference on Sunday
» The opening rally – report of the atmosphere and speakers before the march set out
» Union banners on the march – lots of trade unionists attended, we list the banners we saw
» On the move to Manchester – how protesters got to the demonstration – by train, coach bike and on foot

Photographs

» Thousands of demonstrators in Albert Square – a panoramic view
» A sea of trade union banners
» On the march (1) – people on the march
» On the march (2) – people on the march
» The march setting off
» The London peace train (1)
» The London peace train (2)

Building the demonstration

» Rose Gentle calls on people to join the march from the peace camp on Friday
» Lindsey German urges people to join the march early Saturday morning
» Malcolm Kendall-Smith supports demonstration

Military Families peace camp

» Military families peace camp goes ahead
» Pictures of the camp

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