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Rose Gentle: 'I lost my son. She lost her whole family'

11 December 2004
WYTHENSHAWE HOSPITAL in Manchester saw a moving scene last week when Rose Gentle met Iraqi orphan Aysha Saleem.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on The imperialist origins of the US

13 November 2004
George Bush won re-election by proving himself a militarist and imperialist that would make the "founding fathers" proud.

100,000 reasons to end the occupation of Iraq

06 November 2004
Over 100,000 Iraqis have died because US and British troops invaded their country. The majority were civilians. The majority were women and children.

Paul Bigley: ‘Blair's done nothing to save my brother’

02 October 2004
The family of British hostage Ken Bigley holds Tony Blair responsible for his suffering, says Ken’s brother Paul.

Resistance to war among US soldiers: ‘We knew it was about oil’

21 August 2004
First came the letters to local papers from grieving relatives. Then, in ones and twos, young deserters began to slip across the border to Canada.

Victory to the resistance in Iraq?

21 August 2004
Even a hardened cynic like me has been amazed by the blatant propaganda operation orchestrated by the US and British governments over Iraq.

British Iraq casualties are victims of a senseless war

21 August 2004
‘I think anger is a good word to describe how we feel. He’d gone there thinking it was not a war zone.

Iraq’s stooge prime minister Iyad Allawi to call on Labour’s conference

21 August 2004
Tony Blair’ß decision to invite Iraq’s stooge prime minister, Iyad Allawi, to the Labour Party conference is a calculated insult.

‘Let Tony Blair order his son to fight in Iraq’

21 August 2004
GORDON WAS a beautiful young man of 19 years of age.

Blair lied, they died: Get him out

07 June 2003
"He has plans for the use of chemical and biological weapons, which could be activated within 45 minutes" Tont Blair, 24 September 2002

Hans Blix and Iraq's missing weapons

19 April 2003
THE UN weapons inspector Hans Blix now believes the war on Iraq was "planned well in advance" of his inspectors' last visit to Iraq. He says, "You ask yourself a lot of questions when you see the things they did to try to show that the Iraqis had nuclear weapons programmes, like the fake contract with Niger."

The biggest looters arrive in Iraq

19 April 2003
The real looters are now arriving in Iraq. They do not want to grab a TV or a computer – nothing so trivial. They are after great chunks of the economy. Oil is top of the list. The US defence department is setting up an advisory board to run Iraq's oil industry.

Anger erupted across Britain as the attack on Iraq began

23 March 2003
On the day that war broke out towns, cities and even villages across Britain were brought to a standstill by militant anti-war protests

Anti-war protests sweep the world

23 March 2003
San Francisco, Rome, Buenos Aires, Vienna, London, Sydney, Dhaka, Brussels, Madrid, Athens, Seoul, Tokyo, Mexico City, Edinburgh... and hundreds more

Sign up now to stop their war

23 March 2002
"We protested against the war in Afghanistan, but we could not stop it happening. This time we have a chance to stop it, and to create a big crisis for Blair."

Hundreds pack into meetings on campus

16 March 2002
Two hundred medical students turned up to a meeting last week to hear George Galloway MP speak out over the war drive against Iraq. It was the first political meeting for years on a site of University College London where medical students at Guy's Hospital, south London, have lectures.

What is the truth on Iraq's weapons?

16 March 2002
The US government is unleashing a flood of lies to pave the way for attacks on Iraq. We are told that Iraq threatens the world with weapons of mass destruction. But a US State Department official revealed four weeks ago that the US wants war even if Iraq allows weapons inspectors in. He said of discussions between Iraq and United Nations officials over inspections, "We will not take yes for an answer."

Outrage across the world at Bush's war drive

16 March 2002
Fear and anger has swept the globe after the revelations of George Bush's latest warmongering plans. Leaks from the US military's Nuclear Posture Review show plans to use nuclear weapons against China, Russia, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Syria and Libya. It seriously talks about more Hiroshimas, more Nagasakis, more wars which could destroy all life on the planet. And for Bush's gang it is now not a matter of if but when and how the war with Iraq will begin.

The murderer and his puppet prepare for war

02 March 2002
"ACTION AGAINST Iraq will be top of the agenda." That's how Tony Blair's official spokesman sums up the meeting planned between Blair and George W Bush in six weeks time. Bush has made it clear he is eager to blast Iraq, and Blair is cheering on the plan.

March next week against Bush's war

23 February 2002
George Bush has lit the fuse for war on Iraq, a war that will kill thousands of innocent people. Next weekend is your chance to protest against this rush to mass murder. The bombing of Afghanistan has been horrific, killing more civilians than died in the World Trade Centre. War against Iraq will be far worse.

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