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Middle East situation becomes more dangerous as West engineers excuses for ‘moral intervention’

A personal view by Tom Burr Over the past year the world and in particular the Arab /Moslem world has become much more dangerous with new flashpoints appearing almost overnight. It is evident that the West is now manoeuvring to create a situation that will give them the excuse for yet another ‘moral intervention’ in … Continue reading

Sad news as local STW & CND founder passes away

Reigate & Redhill CND and Stop the War has lost one of its founder members and most active participants, with the death of Daphne Pritchard. Daphne died in hospital on February 18 after a short illness. Daphne had been Secretary of the local Stop the War and CND groups for many years and had been … Continue reading

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

Redhill & Reigate STW & CND: next meeting tomorrow, February 1

Our monthly meeting will be usual place, usual time: 8pm in the back room of the Garland pub, Brighton Road, Redhill. CND business first then STW business. Stop the War annual meeting & national conference Saturday 3rd March 10am-5pm Registration opens 9am ULU, Malet St, WC1E 7HY The conference will be a chance to discuss … Continue reading

Stop the War moves to new London offices and appeals for funds

Stop the War is moving to a new and bigger office next month and is appealing for donations to help it cover the costs of the move. The costs will be approximately £10,000, which includes: * £500 per month additional rent X 12 months = £6,000 * £2,000 office equipment and transport for the move … 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

Reminder: Redhill & Reigate CND/STW meeting tonight

All members of CND and Stop the War welcome at the first of our 2012 monthly meetings, tonight (January 4) at 8pm in the Garland pub, Brighton Road, Redhill RH1 6PP. CND member John Manfield will be the speaker: he’ll talk about ‘Why I am a pacifist’. John is an experienced speaker and a long time pacifist. … Continue reading

How to make donations to Stop the War

October 8 in Trafalgar Square is going to be an antiwar festival of words, film, theatre and music, which will require screens, stages, sound systems etc. We urgently need contributions from our supporters to fund what is one of the most important events in Stop the War’s history. It will mark the tenth anniversary of … Continue reading

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