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700 at Stop the War fundraiser

26 May 2009
Over 700 people attended a fundraiser organised by the Stop the War Coalition at London’s Hackney Empire last week.

Stop the War public hearing in Manchester

19 May 2009
Around 60 people attended a Greater Manchester Stop the War Coalition public hearing last week held in response to the G20 policing and the arrest and detention of Pakistani students.

300 at determined Stop the War conference

28 April 2009
The strength and determination of the anti-war movement in Britain was demonstrated at the Stop the War Coalition’s annual conference held in London last Saturday.

Hackney protests continue at Army Showroom

07 April 2009
Over 50 people protested against an army showroom in Hackney, east London, last Saturday.

Protests shake Nato Strasbourg summit

07 April 2009
Thousands of demonstrators defied police repression and violence to stage mass protests against Nato in Strasbourg, France, last Saturday.

Trade unionists raise their voices against Nato

07 April 2009
Many trade unions across Europe mobilised to bring workers to the anti-Nato demonstrations in Strasbourg.

Nato's role in promoting Western imperialism

31 March 2009
Anti-war activists from around the world will converge on the city of Strasbourg in France this week to protest at the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato), the military alliance headed by the US. Nato was formed 60 years ago on 4 April 1949.

Humbling the hawks

31 March 2009
The pro-imperialist liberals, once vociferous and united in defence of US wars, are in a mess. The invasion of Iraq, on which so many of them waged their moral and intellectual credibility, has led to horrifying bloodletting.

Anti-war campaigners help force out Czech PM

31 March 2009
The Czech Republic's prime minister Mirek Topolanek was toppled last week by a parliamentary no-confidence vote.

Marching for Palestine in Wandsworth

03 March 2009
More than 400 people joined a march for Palestine in Wandsworth, south London, last Saturday.

Packed Scottish Stop the War conference prepares for resistance

24 February 2009
Over 350 people gathered in Glasgow for the annual Scottish Stop The War Coalition conference.

Stop the War activists meet in Aberdeen

17 February 2009
A group of 20 Stop the War Coalition activists met in Aberdeen on Friday of last week to pressure a local meeting of the Food Cooperative to ban Israeli products from its stores.

A week of fury will greet G20 in London

10 February 2009
The leaders of the world’s most powerful nations will meet in London in April.

Success of BBC Scotland occupation

26 January 2009
An 150-strong occupation at BBC Scotland headquarters in Glasgow on Sunday finished after four hours.

Mass march in Middlesbrough

20 January 2009
The biggest political demonstration in Middlesbrough’s recent history took place on Saturday of last week, as around 2,500 people filled the streets in support of Palestine.

New Derry protest against Raytheon's complicity in Israel's war crimes

20 January 2009
Nine women protested in Derry, Northern Ireland, to stop Raytheon selling military components to Israel.

Activists take to the streets against the slaughter in Gaza

20 January 2009
The scale and breadth of the demonstrations against Israel’s assault on Gaza has underlined a resurgence of the anti-war movement in Britain.

Occupation at London School of Economics over Gaza

16 January 2009
Over 40 pro Palestine students occupied a lecture theatre at the London School of Economics (LSE) on Thursday afternoon to demand that the university releases a statement condemning the attack on Gaza and stops investing in arms companies that supply the Israeli military.

Soas student occupation declares victory as university concedes demands

14 January 2009
Students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) occupying the Brunei Gallery in solidarity with Gaza have declared victory after winning significant demands from the university management.

Opposition to war remains a powerful force in the world

01 January 2009
This weekend demonstrations will take place around the world in opposition to Israel’s brutal aggression on Gaza. The demands will be simple – to stop the massacre, end Israel’s blockade of Gaza, end the occupation and for a free Palestine.

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