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Anger grows as Turkish parliament prepares for vote on troops for Lebanon

09 September 2006
As Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday of this week, the Turkish parliament was set to vote on sending troops to Lebanon as part of the United Nations (UN) force.

Come to Manchester demonstration and help drive out Blair

02 September 2006
The anti-war movement, in all its power and dynamism, is set to converge on Manchester for a national demonstration on 23 September.

Time To Go demonstration gathers momentum

26 August 2006
‘We really kicked off our preparations with our own demonstration in Preston a couple of weeks ago.

Was Liban Lait milk factory destroyed for profit?

26 August 2006
I am being shown around what is left of the Liban Lait plant by Deeb Mounzer, a mechanical engineer and one of the union reps at the factory.

Iraqi poet Saadi Youssef on 'bullet censorship'

26 August 2006
Saadi Youssef is one of Iraq’s best known poets. His work is renowned throughout the Middle East and beyond. He has translated numerous writers into Arabic, including George Orwell, Federico Garcia Lorca and Walt Whitman. Saadi fled Iraq in 1979 after Saddam Hussein tightened his hold on power. He now lives just outside London.

Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iraq - their blood is on Blair's hands

19 August 2006
We want the Labour Party conference, taking place in Manchester next month, to have at its heart the question of the war.

‘Soft dictatorship’ is US’s vision for Iraq

14 January 2006
After the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Kurdish region was held up as a democratic model for the country. But today it is ribboned with anger and disillusion.

Occupation fuels Iraq’s civil war

08 October 2005
A United Nations (UN) report has revealed that the carnage tearing Iraq apart is being fuelled by the US, Britain and their allies.

Eyewitness in Fallujah

19 February 2005
Dr Salam Ismael, now 28 years old, was head of junior doctors in Baghdad before the invasion of Iraq. He was in Fallujah in April 2004 where he treated casualties of the assault on the city.

Fallujah: the truth at last

19 February 2005
Doctor Salam Ismael took aid to Fallujah last month. This is his story of how the US murdered a city

Sorrow and fury as the dead are buried in Fallujah

19 February 2005
The respected cameraman and producer Michael Burke co-operated with Dr Salam Ismael to produce powerful material that was due to be shown on Channel 4 News this week. It included film taken of mass burials near Saqlawiya, on the outskirts of Fallujah. The bodies that were interred there were collected mainly from the Jolan district in the city. Socialist Worker’s Simon Assaf saw the unedited footage and describes its graphic content.

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.

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