The discovery that the bombing of Iraq had started was met by outrage,
walkouts, road blocks and demonstrations involving up to 50,000
university and school students in Barcelona yesterday (Thursday),
according to press reports.
As soon as the first bombs dropped on Baghdad, members of the United
Socialist Party (USP) in Sri Lanka (section of the CWI) got to work
making more than a hundred large hand-written posters with the slogan
’Bush, get out of Iraq! Let the Iraqi people take action!’
The student walkout in Seattle on Thursday 20 March was a tremendous
success. Students from over 30 Seattle colleges, high schools and middle
schools (8 colleges and 22 high schools and middle schools) took part in
the walkout. There was a North side rally of 7-800 students at the
University of Washington (UW), and a...
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.
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Australian troops be withdrawn immediately and Liberal Prime Minister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.