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> -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: 27 March 2003 04:47 > Subject: Greenpeace: Urgent Peace Opportunity > > Greenpeace: Urgent Peace Opportunity > > Thanks to an initiative from the Arab League, > the UN is not hiding its head in the sand over > the war in Iraq. We now have a crucial opportunity > for the world to condemn the war in Iraq. > > On Wednesday, 26 March, there was an 'open > session' of the UN Security Council, and members > are expected to put forward a resolution > condemning the war and calling for a ceasefire. > The debate is expected to carry on until Thursday, > but it is clear that any such resolution will be > vetoed by the US and UK. > > Arab League Foreign Ministers, as well as their > colleagues in the non-Aligned Movement, have > said that if there is no Security Council resolution, > they will invoke Resolution 377 ('Uniting for Peace'), > and call for an Emergency Session of the UN > General Assembly, where a resolution calling for > an end to the war would get overwhelming support. > > We have chosen several countries whose support > for this move is key to its success. Any country > that puts this forward, will have to be able to > withstand diplomatic and economic blackmail > from the US and the UK in order to exercise their > democratic right to speak on behalf of their people. > > Please use this link: > http://act.greenpeace.org/ams/e?a=733&s=wr > > to write to the Foreign Ministers of Cuba, South > Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria, New Zealand, > Switzerland, Fiji, Mexico, Chile, Germany, Russia, > and France, and ask them to support > 'Uniting for Peace'. > > You can discuss the campaign for > a 'Uniting for Peace' resolution here: > http://act.greenpeace.org/1048719593 > > VISIT THE CYBERCENTRE > Please don't forget to visit the > Greenpeace Cyberactivist Community at: > http://act.greenpeace.org > > > > TO UNSUBSCRIBE just send an email to: > Aftermath-11-Septemberemail@example.com > > The ARROW website is http://www.justicenotvengeance.org > > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://uk.docs.yahoo.com/info/terms.html > > _______________________________________________ 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