At least 80,000 people marched in the biggest demonstration Scotland has
seen in 30 years. They came from all corners of the country, from the
Islands to the cities to the smallest towns and villages. Firefighters,
trade unionists, peace campaigners, pensioners, young people by the
thousand thronged onto Glasgow Green....
The US administration is discussing the possible use of nuclear weapons
against the people of Iraq, according to William M. Arkin, a military
affairs analyst writing in the Los Angeles Times (26 January 2003).
The immediate response from thousands of school students when the US war
started was to leave school, strike and march. The central square in
Stockholm was once more packed with ten thousand school students, as
well as other squares around the country.
As "our" government supports every decision of the US administration,
and former president Havel signed the letter of "eight", expressing
complete support for the Bush-Iraq policy, people feel not just betrayed
but angry. That is reason why so many people joined today’s protests
which for the...
Approximately 20,000 people lined the streets of Sydney just 3 hours
after war was officially declared on Thursday (March 20), demanding
Australian troops be withdrawn immediately and Liberal Prime Minister
Howard end his slavish support for the Bush war machine.
DESPITE THE biggest demonstration in the history of Britain and
unprecedented anti-war protests, Blair is determined to go to war with
Iraq over the next few days. Like Bush, he believes that vital
capitalist interests are at stake. He will only be stopped if a movement
develops in Britain that threatens the interests...