Youth against War (JgK), a German-wide campaign of school students,
students and apprentices, which was initiated by members of Socialist
Alternative (SAV, the German CWI section) and International Resistance
(the German section of International Socialist Resistance), brought out
more than 150,000 school students on...
A protest organised by various anti war groups including the Irish Anti
War movement was held outside the Dail (Irish parliament) where a debate
over the continued use of Shannon airport for US war aircraft to land
and re-fuel was taking place. In the end, the government carried the
debate by 77 votes to 60 and have...
No village or town in the country was without some kind of anti-war
protest on Day X as people came out to oppose the war against Iraq.
There were 85 major demonstrations in 36 provinces. There were strikes,
marches, sit-ins. Traffic was stopped and railway lines were blocked as
workers students and others came onto the...
Millions have protested against the start of the US led imperialist war
against Iraq. As the reports from CWI sections posted on this site show,
many of the demonstrations have been led and dominated by school
students, aged from 11 years upwards. The CWI sections and International
Socialist Resistance, which initiated...
The first day of the US led imperialist assault on Iraq has hugely
increased the disgust and opposition from workers and youth against this
war, against US imperialism and against the right wing Portuguese
government that supports the war.
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 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.
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...
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.
War has started. The US led imperialist assault against the people of
Iraq means huge destruction and the loss of many lives. A high tech
capitalist superpower is indiscriminately attacking a people already
subjected to recent wars, UN sanctions (’a slow genocide’) and regular
US/British air attacks. Despite...