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Hundreds attend Stop the War conference in London

03 December 2013
Over 400 attended the Stop the War (StW) Coalition International conference in London last Saturday. Speakers included Labour MP Diane Abbott who talked about the opposition in parliament to David Cameron’s plan to bomb Syria. 

Marine guilty of murder - but army let off lightly

12 November 2013
A sergeant in the Royal Marines was convicted of murder last week after footage of him shooting an unarmed injured Afghan prisoner was shown in court.

Activists gather for Stop the War AGM

17 September 2013
Around 150 delegates from around Britain came together for the Stop the War Coalition (StW) AGM last Saturday in London. 

London demonstration keeps up pressure against attack on Syria

31 August 2013
Up to 5,000 people marched through central London today, Saturday, on a demonstration to oppose military intervention in Syria. Another 300 joined a demonstration in Glasgow

Cameron's defeat is proof of protest power

30 August 2013
David Cameron's humiliating defeat in yesterday's parliamentary vote on bombing Syria was the result of a decade of anti-war struggle

'Don't Bomb Syria' protesters block Whitehall

29 August 2013
Up to 1,000 people blocked Whitehall and stopped traffic in central London yesterday evening, Wednesday, against David Cameron’s threat to bomb Syria.

Bitter defeat of the West's bloody war in Afghanistan

25 June 2013
The West has finally admitted it lost the war in Afghanistan. A coalition led by the world’s greatest superpower is scuttling out of the country. To do so it agreed to talks with the Taliban—the enemy the warmongers said they went in to defeat.

West prepares to intervene in Syria

18 June 2013
Western intervention is a danger to the struggle against dictatorship, says Judith Orr

US troops in Syria only threaten the revolution

18 June 2013
The US government wants to score a win in its regional cold war against Iran. The revolutionary struggle for emancipation in Syria would become the collateral damage. 

Stop Britain’s drone wars

30 April 2013
Hundreds of anti-war protesters marched from Lincoln to RAF Waddington last Saturday.  

Cut bombs not beds, say Trident protesters

16 April 2013
More than 3,000 people marched through Glasgow on Saturday of last week. They called on the government to get rid of nuclear weapons instead of replacing its Trident missile system.

Stop the War marks anniversary of Afghanistan invasion

09 October 2012
The Stop the War Coalition held a "Naming of the Dead" ceremony in Trafalgar Square last Sunday. It was to mark the 11th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.

Stop the War activists debate how to fight imperialism

06 March 2012
Over 150 delegates and observers attended Stop the War Coalition’s annual conference last Saturday.

Stop the War: A Graphic History

13 December 2011
The Stop the War Coalition has brought together some stunning images from over the past ten years in this new graphic history.

Ten years of a failed war

04 October 2011
Joe Glenton, the anti-war soldier who refused to go back to Afghanistan, is to deliver a letter to Downing Street demanding the troops be withdrawn.

Millions marched with Stop the War

06 September 2011
The attack on the World Trade Centre in New York on 11 September 2001 shook the world. But many knew it would be used as an excuse to send US troops charging around the world.

Brian Haw 1949-2011: peace activist and a thorn in the government’s side

21 June 2011
Veteran peace activist Brian Haw, whose anti-war camp has been a fixture in Parliament Square for ten years, died last Sunday from lung cancer.

Stop the War conference inspired by revolutions

14 June 2011
Over 200 activists met last Saturday at a conference on the "war on terror" organised by the Stop the War Coalition as the tenth anniversary of the Afghanistan war approaches.

See John Pilger's new film 'The War You Don't See'

13 December 2010
Radical journalist John Pilger's new film is released in cinema's today (Monday). It will be shown on television tomorrow (Tuesday).

A groundswell of anger against war

23 November 2010
Thousands of anti-war activists marched through London on Saturday in protest at the continuing occupation of Afghanistan.

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