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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soldier who refused to go back to Afghanistan, is to deliver a letter to Downing Street demanding the troops be withdrawn.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).

Lisbon: leaders plan for more war

23 November 2010
Over 40,000 people marched in Lisbon, Portugal, on Saturday in opposition to the Nato summit held in the city.

British government is complicit in torture

23 November 2010
The British government has publicly admitted complicity in torture and abuse by making compensation payments to 16 Guantanamo detainees.

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.

Video of Stop the War demonstration

22 November 2010
Thousands of people joined the Stop the War demonstration through central London on Saturday 20 November 2010, under the slogan 'Afghanistan: Time to Go'

Stop the War conference: Building for the protest on 20 November

02 November 2010
Around 200 people attended the Stop the War Coalition’s annual conference on Saturday. The conference discussed the current anti-war movement and the struggles ahead.

Anti-war group’s relaunch success

28 September 2010
Around 40 school and college students met in central London last Sunday for the relaunch of School Students Against War (SSAW).

Afghanistan: Time to Go - Stop the War rally on Monday

22 July 2010
A major rally takes place on Monday in London calling for the troops to get out of Afghanistan

British soldier speaks out against the war

06 July 2010
The British army uses up and spits out young working class men in pursuit of their bloody, illegal wars.

Exclusive: the story of the British soldier jailed for turning against the Iraq war

06 July 2010
"I think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are wrong. These wars are illegal and we shouldn’t be out there," says Ross.

Stop the War: Debating the Afghanistan ‘war on terror’

20 April 2010
Campaigners came together at a meeting called by the Stop the War Coalition on Wednesday of last week to debate the what should be a central issue of the general election – the war in Afghanistan.

Show support for Joe Glenton

13 April 2010
Joe Glenton is facing increasingly difficult conditions in the Military Corrective Training Centre in Colchester.

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