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Pictures of London demonstration against Israeli attack on Lebanon (2)

05 August 2006

Route of Saturday's Lebanon demonstration in London

05 August 2006
The route of the march on Saturday in London against Israel's onslught on Lebanon

Letters

05 August 2006
Israel started conflict I’ve been reading that the war on Lebanon was caused by Hizbollah entering Israel and capturing two Israeli soldiers. Israel called this common occurrence an "act of war" (it isn’t) and has used this to ignore criticisms for its violations of international law and ironically, the Nuremberg rulings.

Video of Mark Serwotka speech at London Lebanon demonstration

05 August 2006
The speech given by Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the PCS public service union, to the Parliament Square rally at the end of the London demonstration against Israel's assault on Lebanon, Saturday 5 August 2006

Israelis take revenge on the troops who saved a village

05 August 2006
The United Nations (UN) observation post at Khiam, southern Lebanon, was destroyed by an Israeli guided missile on Tuesday of last week, killing four UN observers.

Video of Soumaya Ghannoushi speech at London Lebanon demonstration

05 August 2006
The speech given by Soumaya Ghannoushi from the British Muslim Initiative to the Parliament Square rally at the end of the London demonstration against Israel's assault on Lebanon, Saturday 5 August 2006

Video of Lindsey German speech at London Lebanon demonstration

05 August 2006
The speech given by Stop the War convenor Lindsey German to the Parliament Square rally at the end of the London demonstration against Israel's assault on Lebanon, Saturday 5 August 2006

Britain’s Lebanese are living in fear and uncertainty

05 August 2006
For London’s Lebanese community, the past few weeks have been a traumatic time. Many of those now living in the capital arrived here following the start of Lebanon’s civil war in 1976, or were forced to flee during the Israeli invasion of 1982.

Facts point to an unequal conflict in the Middle East

29 July 2006
The US and Israel claim that Hizbollah is a "terrorist" group. In fact Hizbollah is a Shia Muslim resistance movement that grew out of the Israeli occupation of Lebanon in the early 1980s.

Giving a green light to the world’s tyrants

29 July 2006
George Bush and Tony Blair’s support for Israel’s assault on Lebanon sends a message to every petty tyrant throughout the world - that providing they back the "war on terror", they can carry out horrendous crimes and still depend on Western support.

Lebanon is Bush’s war too

29 July 2006
The war in Lebanon is as much George Bush’s as it is that of Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert. And it is being waged for very high stakes.

Map of infrastructure bombed in Lebanon

29 July 2006
Download <a href="http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/graphics/2006/infrastructure_map_12-24.pdf" target = "_blank">PDF of map </a> 216kb

George Galloway: Hizbollah is right to fight Zionist terror

29 July 2006
There was a deep historical significance to taking to the streets in solidarity with the people of Lebanon and Palestine last Saturday, 22 July.

Stop Israel’s war: solidarity with the resistance

29 July 2006
George Bush has given Israel the green light to tear Lebanon asunder and to destroy the resistance forces of Hizbollah. By Tuesday, Israeli forces had killed some 400 people, the vast majority civilians, and driven up to one million Lebanese from their homes.

Protests in solidarity with Lebanon across the country

29 July 2006
Thousands strong protests in London and Manchester last Saturday showed the depth of the anger against Tony Blair and George Bush for their support for Israel’s attacks on Lebanon.

updated to 30 July Map of locations bombed in Lebanon

29 July 2006
Map posted on <a href="http://lebanonupdates.blogspot.com" target = "_blank">http://lebanonupdates.blogspot.com</a>

Lebanon unites in anger at Israel and its allies

29 July 2006
If the resistance loses here in Lebanon it will set back all the opposition movements in all the Arab countries.

Ilan Pappe on how Israel was founded on ethnic cleansing

29 July 2006
The present dismal reality unfolding in the Middle East has clear historical roots and a journey into the past may help to illuminate what lies behind the destructive policies of Israel in both Palestine and Lebanon.

Another 'catastrophe' in the Middle East

22 July 2006
The campaign of terror that Israel is waging against the Palestinians in Gaza and against the Lebanese is frighteningly similar to the terror that was used to create the Israeli state in 1948. The Palestinians call the creation of Israel the Nakba - the catastrophe.

Left launches campaign to challenge New Labour

22 July 2006
Tony Blair’s envoy to the Middle East is a very busy man. Not with Palestine or Lebanon or even Iraq - but helping the police with their inquiries.

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