On Saturday Catalonia marched to the slogan "Stop the war". Various
towns and cities had their biggest ever demonstrations, including Gerona
(40,000 - nearly half the population?!) but they were all dwarfed by the
estimated 1.3 million who took over the centre of Barcelona. It was
The Belgian anti-war demo in Brussels was huge. While previous
mobilisations had 10 000 at most, there now were a lot more. The police
spoke about 50 000, but it was more, probably even double the police
Yesterday’s anti-war rally in Melbourne was the biggest demonstration in
the history of Australia. Over 200,000 people rallied outside the State
Library at 5pm to hear speakers and then they had to wait over an hour
before they could actually find space to move on to Federation Square,
1km to the south, to hear...
In Santiago, Chile, about 1,500 people participated in a demonstration
against the war called by Plataforma por la Paz - Platform for Peace.
This is an alliance of various groups - particularly the Communist
Party, Socialist Party, Party for Democracy, the Radical Social
Democratic Party and the Humanist Party. ATTAC...