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SANCTIONS-BREAKERS REPORT BACK A talk with slides, followed by an auction of Iraqi goods Friday 24 May, 7.30pm Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London Nearest tube: Holborn. Four members of Voices in the Wilderness UK have just returned from a sanctions-breaking delegation to Iraq. This Friday they will report on their trip, the current situation in Baghdad and Basra, and US/UK war plans. The four symbolically broke the sanctions by taking medical textbooks and supplies to Iraq without applying for export licenses and by returning with goods purchased in Iraq for auction here in the UK. Under British law sanctions-breaking is a criminal offence punishable by a five year prison sentence. The delegation visited hospitals, power plants and sewage works, spoke to families affected by war and sanctions and visited areas bombed in the Gulf War and since. They were also able to get up-to-the-minute comment on the new "smart" sanctions resolution from Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck's successor, UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for Iraq Tun Myat, and braved the no-fly zones by flying from Baghdad to Basra! For more information contact: 0845 458 2564 (local rate call) or visit the voices uk web-site: www.viwuk.freeserve.co.uk _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk