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Video of George Galloway MP addressing the demo in London, 24 February

03 March 2007
Respect MP George Galloway addressing the rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the 100,000 strong Stop the War Coalition and CND 'Troops Out Now – No Trident Replacement' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The demonstration was in London on Saturday 24 February 2007.

Tony Blair’s retreat in Iraq must be pushed further

03 March 2007
The government has explained its announcement of a limited troop withdrawal from southern Iraq by saying that the security situation in Basra has improved and that Iraqi security forces can now take over.

Pictures of 24 February Troops Out demo in London (2)

24 February 2007

Islam Channel cuts Yvonne Ridley

24 February 2007
Mystery surrounds the decision of the Islam Channel to axe its popular political and current affairs TV show, The Agenda, fronted by well known journalist and anti-war activist Yvonne Ridley.

George Galloway: ‘The Iraq war has scarred the world’

24 February 2007
‘Not only have 655,000 Iraqis died, there are also hundreds of thousands of maimed Iraqis, hundreds of thousands of homeless Iraqis, millions of Iraqis with no electricity and no water.

Pictures of 4,000 strong Glasgow Troops Out demo on 24 February

24 February 2007

100,000 on London anti-war march demand all troops out of Iraq and no Trident replacement

24 February 2007
A huge demonstration filled the streets of central London today, calling for all occupying troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, no replacement of Britain’s nuclear weapons system and no attack on Iran.

Tony Blair – bloody liar

24 February 2007
Tony Blair has washed his hands of the disaster which is Iraq. Speaking last Sunday, Blair refused to apologise for the war, announcing instead, "Of course I am devastated by the numbers of people who have died in Iraq, but it’s not British and American troops that are killing them".

Pictures of 24 February Troops Out demo in London (1)

24 February 2007

Craig Murray elected as rector of University of Dundee

24 February 2007
Craig Murray, the former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and critic of the "war on terror", was elected last week as the rector of the University of Dundee.

Tony Benn: ‘Why we must all demonstrate on 24 February’

24 February 2007
‘People say, "What’s the point of demonstrations?" I got some letters four years ago after the big demonstration then and people said, "we had the demonstration, there were two million people there, but the war went ahead."

Veteran slams Trident plans on his 100th birthday

17 February 2007
Howard Andrews of Taunton, Somerset, is England’s oldest surviving Spanish Civil War International Brigader (see Socialist Worker, 18 November 2006).

Preparing for 24 February anti-war demonstration

17 February 2007
Stop the war groups in over 80 cities and towns across England and Wales have organised transport to the Saturday 24 February demonstration in London.

Bush’s barbarism shows up the depth of his crisis

17 February 2007
You can say what you like about George Bush, but no one can accuse him of crowd pleasing. His decision to ignore the advice of elder statesmen in the US establishment and escalate the "war on terror" has alienated millions round the world.

Scottish anti-war conference success

17 February 2007
Pensioners and peace activists, students and school students, trade unionists and members of Scotland’s Muslim communities came together in their hundreds at last Saturday’s Scottish Stop the War Coalition conference.

Hackney anti-war 'die-in'

17 February 2007
In Hackney, east London, the Stop the War group staged a "die-in" last Saturday to publicise the national anti-war demonstration on 24 February. Despina Karayianni and Red Saunders, who helped organise the event, reported that it "made a great impact on passing shoppers.

Video of Ugly Rumours anti-war single

17 February 2007
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Activists building for mass anti-war protests

10 February 2007
Across England new people are getting involved in building the 24 February demonstration called by Stop the War, CND and the British Muslim Initiative.

STUC backs Scottish Stop the War conference

20 January 2007
The Scottish Trade Union Congress’s general council last week voted to support the Scottish Stop the War conference on 10 February and to circulate details to all its affiliated organisations.

Huge anti-war protest set for the US on 27 January

20 January 2007
The anti-war movement in the US has reacted with outrage at George Bush’s plans to ratchet up the war in Iraq. It is mobilising for a monster demonstration through Washington on 27 January.

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