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Demonstrate in London Saturday 21st February: No Bombing of Iraq! (fwd)

Just to remind people there is a demo against bombing Iraq every saturday
opposite Downing Street:

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From: hugh <>

Demonstrate in London Saturday 21st February:  No Bombing of Iraq!

Place:              Whitehall, opposite Downing Street.
Time:               Saturday 21st February 1998
                   12.00 mid-day to 1.30 p.m.

Blair's government is defying international law and morality, as well as
the wishes of the people and governments of Britain and the world, in
supporting Clinton's war threats in the Gulf.  Even the US and British
military, media and political establishments are divided as never before on
the wisdom of the proposed attack.

The Clinton-Blair war move faces increasing opposition in both the US and
Britain.  This shows the enormous responsibility of the media to act now to
inform the public of the growing anti-war sentiment in Britain, and to show
those who doubt the wisdom of this war that they are not alone.

The media are invited to our demonstration, which will include an impromptu
press conference with families from Iraq and other countries of the Middle
East.  MPs opposed to the war threats have been invited to address the

For further information, interviews with the organisers, etc., phone
0171 436 4636

The proposers of this initiative may be contacted by phone as follows:
Felicity Arbuthnot, 0181 985 0058;
David Polden, 0171 607 2302;
Hugh Stephens, 0171 436 4636.
Sponsors:  Harry Cohen MP;
Jeremy Corbyn MP;
Bob Wareing MP;
Alf Lomas MEP;
Philippa Winkler, editor of Hidden Casualties;
Daniel Robicheau, Gulf War II Information Network;
Essex Region CND;
Chelmsford CND;
Suffolk CND;
Keith Bovey, President, Scottish CND;
Coastal League Against Armaments;
Musicians Against Nuclear Weapons;
Jim Addington, RENEW UN;
Anglican Pacifist Fellowship;
Darvell Bruderhof and Beechgrove Bruderhof;
Sister Marie McGuinn;
Michael Stimson, Co-ordinator, Green Party Wkg Group on Iraq;
John Platts Mills QC;
John Hendy QC;
Socialist Labour Party:
Arthur Scargill, General Secretary,  Frank Cave, President, Pat Sikorski,
Student Coalition Against War in the Gulf;
Anita Goldsmith, Nat. Women's Officer, Nat. Union of Students;
Victoria Brittain, journalist;
Tim Gopsill, Editor of The Journalist;
Rula Lenska, actress;
Stephen Rose, Professor of Biology, Open Univ.;
Hillary Rose, Professor of Sociology, City Univ.;
Jim Nolan, Merseyside Port Shop Stewards Committee;
Bob Crow, Asst Gen Sec, RMT (pers. capac.);
Roger Bunn, Music Industry Human Rights Association;
Khalid H Lodhi, journalist;
Geoff Simons, author of The Scourging of Iraq;
David Hoffman, author of The Politics of Terror;
Mujahid Tirmizey, General Secretary, Pakistan Institute of International
Affairs (UK Branch);
Friendship Across Frontiers;
Catherine Stenger, artist, poet;
Marianne Ure, Justice and Peace, Scotland;
Peggie Preston, Dr. Janet Cameron, Jimmy Johns, Kevin Hemsley, Gulf Peace
Team (1991)

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