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Video of Lancet editor Richard Horton's speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Dr Richard Horton, editor of the Lancet, 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.

Military families will defy peace camp ban

23 September 2006
Families of British soldiers have told Socialist Worker they will set up a peace camp outside this week’s Labour Party conference in Manchester, despite attempts to ban them by the city’s council.

Video of Lindsey German speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Lindsey German, convenor of the Stop the War Coalition, 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.

Pictures of the Time to Go march setting off

23 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 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)

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

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."

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

23 September 2006

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.

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.

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 Rose Gentle speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Rose Gentle of the Military Families Against the War 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.

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

Video of Lindsey German calling on people to join the Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Lindsey German, convener of the Stop the War Coalition, calls on people to join the demonstration on Saturday 23 September

Video of Tommy Sheridan's speech at Time to Go demonstration

23 September 2006
Solidarity MSP Tommy Sheridan 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.

Tony Benn to join George Galloway on TalkSport after demonstration

23 September 2006
Tony Benn will be joining George Galloway on his TalkSport radio show on Saturday 23 September straight after the mass anti-war protest in Manchester. Tony and George will be discussing the anti-war movement, the politics of protest and the future for the left in this special show broadcast from Manchester.

Video shorts of the Manchester demonstration

23 September 2006
On the march Protesters on the march through Manchester

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