70,000 people turned up at the Amsterdam demonstration against the war,
called by the Platform Against the New War. This is a coalition of two
hundred small, and some big, organisations. It includes the Socialist
Party (a broad Left party) and Offensief, the Dutch section of the CWI.
The platform was established during...
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....
In the biggest demonstrations in Sweden for many decades, 80,000 marched
in Stockhom, 30,000 in Gothenburg and 2,700 in Umeå. In total, there
were demos in around 40 cities. All over the country, the demos were
dominated by youth and had a strong Left wing flavour.
Today’s anti-war protests in the US and around the world were massive,
in many places the largest protests in decades and the largest anti-war
protests since the Vietnam War. In total, there were demonstrations in
150 cities and towns throughout the US.
The latest opinion poll by the weekly magazine ‘Stern’ says that 71
percent of Germans are opposed to the war. Local demonstrations of up to
10,000 are taking place on an almost daily basis. Last weekend saw more
than 30,000 marching on two demonstrations against the war in Munich
while an annual Nato...
Mayor Bloomberg’s administration in New York (and the Bush
administration standing behind the Republican city boss) has shown their
true ‘democratic’ colours by banning the right to march and protest
against the war on Iraq. It emerged today (14 February) that permission
has been denied to march to the...