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Scots mobilise against the war

13 January 2007
Activists across Scotland are mobilising for an anti-war demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 24 February. Scottish Stop the War have organised a conference for Saturday 10 February to help build the movement.

Stop Blair’s war machine

06 January 2007
This must be the year when the anti-war movement forces an end to the disastrous occupation of Iraq and reverses the direction of government foreign and military strategy.

Lauren Booth backs Ugly Rumours’ anti-war single

06 January 2007
A group of anti-war musicians have released a cover version of Edwin Starr’s classic War (What Is It Good For?) under the name of Ugly Rumours. They aim to take it to the top of the charts.

It’s time MPs listened to our anti-war message

16 December 2006
An estimated 650,000 Iraqis dead, 126 British troops dead, dangerous chaos dominating many parts of the country.

Huge anti-war meeting in Liverpool

11 November 2006
Around 900 people attended a public meeting organised by Merseyside Stop the War Coalition in Liverpool on Monday of last week.

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

30 September 2006
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.

‘We’ll have to fight, whoever is in office’

30 September 2006
The prospect of the end of Tony Blair’s rule has created a debate inside the anti-war and trade union movements about what needs to be done to get real change.

Protest surrounds Labour conference

30 September 2006
Between 50,000 and 60,000 anti-war protesters converged on Manchester city centre on Saturday of last week for the Stop the War Coalition’s "Time To Go" demonstration.

Picture of 50,000 marching through Manchester on Time to Go demo

30 September 2006

Video of Eamonn McCann speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Eamonn McCann, civil rights activist from Derry and one of the Raytheon Nine, speaks to the crowd at the rally after more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Video of the Time to Go march in Manchester

23 September 2006
A selection of views of more than 50,000 marching through Manchester, the venue of the Labour Party conference to say it's time for British troops to go from Iraq and Afghanistan and time for Tony Blair to go from Downing Street

Video appeal from Rose Gentle to join the Time to Go Demonstration

23 September 2006
Rose Gentle of Military Families Against the War at the peace camp in Manchester calls on people to join the demonstration on Saturday 23 September (Friday 22 September 2006)

Picture: a sea of union banners

23 September 2006

Malcolm Kendall-Smith supports Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Flight Lieutenant Malcolm Kendall-Smith told a public meeting on Thursday that the crimes of the British and American governments may cause a "return to barbarism in the modern age" unless they change their foreign policy.  Speaking to a meeting of students in the build up to the demonstration at Labour Party conference, he said that "when you look into the history, the UK and US government have been engaged in criminal activity for many years."

400 at Time for Change conference

23 September 2006
Some 400 people attended the Time For Change "alternative conference" organised by the Stop the War Coalition in Manchester on Sunday - the day after the Time To Go demonstration and on the first day of the Labour Party conference.

Reasons to march in Manchester this weekend

23 September 2006
From Beirut to Brighton Tony Blair faced anti-war protests last week. Now all roads lead to Manchester. This weekend the Labour Party conference is coming to town - and the anti?war movement will be there.

Pictures: over 50,000 march in Manchester (1)

23 September 2006

Opening rally of Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Thousands of anti-war protesters streamed into Albert Square in Manchester today at the start of the Stop the War Coalition's Time To Go demonstration on the eve of the Labour Party conference.

Video of John Rees speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
John Rees of the Stop the War Coalition speaks to the crowd at the rally before more than 50,000 people marched on the Stop the War Coalition 'Time to Go' demonstration against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for Tony Blair to go. The demonstration was in Manchester outside the venue of the Labour Party conference on Saturday 23 September 2006.

Pictures from the London peace train (1)

23 September 2006
People traveling to the Time to Go demonstration outside the Labour Party conference in Manchester on the peace train from London

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