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Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 4:44 PM Subject: IRAQ V. AMERICA FOOTBALL MATCH FOR PEACE Press Release: Americans Against the War IRAQ V. AMERICA FOOTBALL MATCH FOR PEACE SUNDAY 9th FEBRUARY, 4PM MARKET ROAD ASTROTURF, N7 (corner of Market Road and York Place, nearest tube Caledonian Road) AMERICANS AGAINST THE WAR have initiated a football match for peace between a team of Iraqis and a team of Americans living in London who are united in their opposition to a war in Iraq. The match will take place in Islington on the Market Road Astroturf pitch, N7, at 4.0pm on Sunday 9 February. The teams are encouraging as many people as possible to come and enjoy this friendly game as a symbolic expression of our view that the planned war is against the interests of the ordinary people of both America and Iraq. We believe that George Bush is no more representative of the views of ordinary people in the USA, where a majority now opposes war, than Saddam Hussein is in Iraq, and that this war will be an act of aggression which totally contravenes the United Nations Charter and which will foment anger and hatred which will be a blight on world peace for generations. The football match is our way of saying that this illegal and unjust war will not be carried out in the name of either the Iraqi or American people. For further information or to arrange interviews with the Americans involved in the Iraq v. America Football Match for Peace contact: Gabriel Forshung Americans Against the War Telephone 0798 680 3165 E-mail: AntiWarAmericans@hotmail.com _______________________________________________ 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 email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk