A call for work stoppages throughout Europe to protest against the war
at midday on Friday 14 March was made by the European Trade Union
Congress at a meeting of its Executive last week (6 and 7 March). An
ETUC press statement of 10 March talks of the "conviction so largely
shared by European citizens" that...
THE FIRST phase of the US-led war against Iraq has started. American and
British warplanes have stepped up their bombing of Iraqi defences in the
’no-fly zones’, targeting surface-to-surface missile batteries.
THE HUGE parliamentary revolt last week against Blair’s war plans was
all the more remarkable given that the Tory party officially lined up
behind Blair and the payroll vote of Labour ministers and parliamentary
secretaries - Blair’s Human Shield - were obliged to vote for the