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Thousands protest in London against Tory plan to bomb Syria

01 December 2015
Ex nurse Leanne Walters was there with her children. She told Socialist Worker, “What they want to do is inhuman. I don’t think Syrian children are worth any less than my own children. It’s important that we all came out tonight.”

Imperialist rulers are out to battle each other, not Isis

01 December 2015
The world’s imperialist powers are rounding on Syria. They claim they’re “fighting terrorism” or “helping” ordinary Syrians.

Thousands take to the streets for emergency protests

01 December 2015
Around 5,000 people joined an emergency protest outside Downing Street last Saturday against Britain joining the bombing of Syria. The protest had been called with just a few days’ notice.

It's up to us to stop Cameron's bombing plan in Syria

01 December 2015
Politicians meet in committee rooms and sit on the green benches making decisions that can mean life or death.

What is really behind the Syrian conflict?

01 December 2015
Bashar al-Assad has been president of Syria since 2000. His father Hafez al-Assad ruled from 1970 to 2000.

Lies from the top as the Tories push for war on Syria

01 December 2015
Cameron put his case for bombing Syria in parliament on Thursday of last week. He claimed military intervention is the only way to keep Britain safe from a terrorist attack by Islamist group Isis.

Jeremy Corbyn is in retreat as the Labour right goes to war

01 December 2015
Letting MPs follow their ‘conscience’ needlessly hands the warmongers a victory at the expense of Syria—and of Jeremy Corbyn, writes Nick Clark

Blairites back war in Syria to take aim at Jeremy Corbyn

01 December 2015
The drama over whether Britain should join the bombing campaign in Syria irresistibly recalls the feverish climate in February and March 2003, in the lead-up to the Anglo-American assault on Iraq.

Stop war on Syria round up

01 December 2015
David Cameron claimed bombing Syria is necessary because Isis poses a specific evil.Yet in August 2013 he said bombing Syria was necessary because of the specific evil of president Bashar al-Assad.

Thousands rally against war in Syria at emergency protest in London

28 November 2015
Around 5,000 people joined an emergency protest outside Downing Street against Britain joining the bombing of Syria, today, Saturday. The big turnout was despite the protest being called with just a few days' notice.

Detained and deported - how the Tories really treat Syrian refugees

24 November 2015
As the first Syrians arrive in Britain, Dave Sewell uncovers the shocking truth of the numbers kicked out and detained by the British government

Western intervention will shed more Syrian blood

24 November 2015
The US has used the excuse of fighting Isis to intervene in Iraq again and in Syria.

Tories try to turn Paris tragedy into a new war—Don't bomb Syria

24 November 2015
David Cameron wants to exploit the shock of the Paris attacks to start bombing Syria, reports Judith Orr

Atrocities make good excuses for warmongers

24 November 2015
Politicians have always used atrocities to justify their own bloody wars, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

More spies won’t stop terrorism

17 November 2015
Whenever there is a terrorist attack the intelligence services use it to demand more resources and powers.

Rulers use Paris attack to silence opposition

17 November 2015
A series of shootings and suicide bombings killed at least 129 people in the French capital Paris on Friday of last week.

Syria - West's bombs don't bring liberation

17 November 2015
The US has launched new extended airstrikes in eastern Syria. French jets bombed the city of Raqqa.

Spooks, diplomats and Tories organise to push for more war in Syria

10 November 2015
Warmongers are using the downing of a Russian jet killing 224 passengers and crew as justification for a new war in Syria.

Hundreds rally in London to demand that refugees are welcome here

05 November 2015
Up to 700 people joined a refugee solidarity rally organised by Stand Up to Racism in central London last night, Wednesday.

Syrian says, 'Bombing is no solution'

20 October 2015
Tens of thousands are fleeing the area around the Syrian town of Aleppo as Iranian forces back an offensive by dictator Bashar al Assad.

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