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Stop the War steps up campaign over aggression towards Iran & Syria, issues tips for local activists

Stop the War is stepping up its campaign against the threats being made to Iran and Syria by the US and other western powers. It will spend the coming months mobilising to increase awareness and build support for Stop the War. Protests against western intervention were held in locations around the country on Saturday, including … Continue reading

Join Saturday’s protest to mark 10th anniversary of Guantanamo camp – help free the prisoners

This week marks the shameful 10th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay prison camp. The ill treatment of these prisoners detained without trial or any legal rights has produced widespread opposition to the camp. There will be a protest organised by London Guantanamo Campaign and Save Shaker Aamer Campaign this Saturday 7th Jan, 2pm … Continue reading

Join London protest against belligerence towards Iran and Syria

By Stop the War national office Simon Jenkins writes in Wednesday’s Guardian that ‘Imposing sanctions at Washington’s behest is an idiocy, and likely to do little other than escalate the steps to open conflict’. (See http://bit.ly/zk2kVc ) The new year opened with further threats against Iran. More sanctions from Washington and a blacklist of anyone who … Continue reading

Prepare to protest over 400th British soldier’s death in Afghanistan

Stop the War is asking its supporters to prepare for a national day of protest when the 400th British soldier death is announced, calling for all the troops to be brought home. A big effort was made over the new year to present the situation in Afghanistan in a favourable light. The reality on the … Continue reading

Stop the War joins with Occupy London campers for peace walk in capital

The weather was bitterly cold for Sunday’s peace walk in London, a joint venture between Stop the War and the Occupiers of the St Paul’s Cathedral camp. One had to feel admiration for the tenacity of the campers, many of whom have been there since the camp began in October and who were facing another … Continue reading

Picket US Embassy to protest against intervention in Middle East

Stop the War is calling a protest on January 28 against western intervention in the Middle East. The growing threats against Iran in recent weeks have been backed up with increased sanctions. As we know from Iraq, these are likely to be a prelude to war, not an alternative to it. There are signs of … Continue reading

Protest against siege of Gaza, London, December 27

Stop the War is calling a protest rally outside the Israeli Embassy on December 27, to mark the three years since Israeli attack on the Palestinian people in Gaza in December 2008 / January 2009. The event will also protest against the continuing violence and siege against Palestinians living in Gaza. The rally will demand … Continue reading

Get ready to protest about 400 dead British soldiers in Afghanistan

Stop the War is asking supporters to get ready to protest when the number of British soldiers who have died in the Afghan war reaches 400. Local groups should prepare vigils, naming of the dead ceremonies and other events to publicise and protest this pointless killing. In his recent book on the occupation, The Ghosts … Continue reading

‘Shop your neighbour’ immigration ploy is diversion from bigger issues of war, NHS and mass protest

by Sue Fenton The government’s new crackdown on immigration, announced today, is a clever attempt to divert attention from other, more important, issues. The cunning “new approach with tough limits” is launched just two days after the big anti-war demo in Trafalgar Square and just one day after the protests and “die-in” on Westminster Bridge … Continue reading


A message from JEREMY CORBYN MP, Stop the War Coalition national chair, and LINDSEY GERMAN, Stop the War Coalition national convenor. The Antiwar Mass Assembly in Trafalgar Square on 8 October is going to be one of Stop the War’s most important events. Thousands of people have pledged to be there (see http://bit.ly/pBlNMI), transport is … Continue reading



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