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Joe Glenton: Army won’t free traumatised man

08 December 2009
Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton is still being held in custody despite being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

‘War on terror’ brings tragedy as 100th British soldier dies

08 December 2009
The 100th British soldier this year died in Afghanistan on Monday this week.

Stop the War die-in outside parliament

01 December 2009

Don’t let them hang Danny Fitzsimons

17 November 2009
Over 100 people attended a meeting in Bury last Saturday to launch the Bring Danny Home Campaign.

Anti-war protesters take to streets of Edinburgh

17 November 2009
Families of soldiers in Afghanistan, including some who have lost loved ones in the conflict, led a one thousand‑strong march in Edinburgh against the war last weekend.

Protest called at arrest of Joe Glenton, the soldier who has spoken out against Afghan war

11 November 2009
The Stop the War Coalition has called an emergency demonstration against the arrest of Joe Glenton from 5pm to 6pm on Thursday 12 November at Ministry of Defence, Whitehall, London SW1A 2HB.

Army arrests anti-war soldier Joe Glenton

10 November 2009
Lance Corporal Joe Glenton—a soldier who is refusing to fight in Afghanistan—was arrested and held on Monday of this week after the British army brought new charges against him.

Support grows for Edinburgh anti-war demo

03 November 2009
Defence ministers in the Nato alliance are to meet in Edinburgh on Saturday 14 November to discuss the continued occupation of Afghanistan.

Video of soldier Joe Glenton addressing the London Stop the War demo

25 October 2009
Serving British soldier Joe Glenton broke Queen’s orders by joining the Stop the War march in central London and addressed the rally in Trafalgar Square, Saturday 24 October 2009. He ran the risk of being arrested by doing so but he was not deterred

Soldier breaks ranks to lead thousands in London march against Afghan war

24 October 2009
Thousands of people poured onto the streets of London today to protest against the continuing war in Afghanistan. Countless Afghans have lost their lives and 222 British soldiers have now died in the conflict.

Military father who snubbed Tony Blair speaks out: ‘Let’s stop the bloody wars’

13 October 2009
What do you think about the war in Afghanistan?

Stop the War meeting in Haringey

13 October 2009
Around 80 people packed into the West Indian Cultural Centre in Turnpike Lane, north London, on Tuesday of last week for a meeting that is part of the growing resistance to the occupation of Afghanistan.

Stop the War Student conference: preparing for the year ahead

22 September 2009
The Student Stop the War conference in London last Saturday brought 120 delegates from across the country together to discuss the tasks of the anti-war movement.

Wounded: Soldiers that the army would rather you didn’t see

15 September 2009
This harrowing documentary follows two British soldiers who have been horrifically injured while fighting in Afghanistan.

Wootton Bassett: ‘Why are we fighting this war - nothing good is coming of it, only sadness?’

25 August 2009
Wootton Bassett, a market town near Swindon in the south west of England, is now synonymous with the terrible reality of Britain’s war in Afghanistan.

Support grows for soldier who spoke out against Afghanistan war

21 July 2009
Support has been flowing in for Lance Corporal Joe Glenton, a British soldier who spoke out against the war in Afghanistan in last week’s Socialist Worker, calling for British troops to be brought home.

Rally of resistance against Gordon Brown’s Afghan war

14 July 2009
Anti-war protesters surged to the gates of Downing Street on Monday evening after the prime minister’s office refused to take delivery of a letter calling for troops to be brought home from Afghanistan.

‘Bring the troops home now’

14 July 2009
AS politicians vie with each other to express their sympathies for British soldiers who have been killed in Afghanistan – soldiers that they all voted to send – a brave young man stands ready to be jailed for refusing to fight.

Protest at parliament against holding Iraq enquiry in private

22 June 2009
The Stop the War Coalition has called a protest outside parliament at 2pm this Wednesday, demanding "No Whitewash, No Cover Up", in the Iraq enquiry.

Iraq war inquiry to be kept secret

16 June 2009
Anti-war campaigners protested on Monday as Gordon Brown announced that the government’s inquiry into the Iraq war will be held in secret.

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