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Any Iraqis in London tomorrow please come along! Meet in the entrance hall of Portcullis House at 11am (come out of Westminster tube and turn left to the river, the entrance is just around the corner). Thanks Justin 07813 137171 -------------press release---------------------------------------------- Bush's visit 2nd day: UK & US Governments must listen to the Iraqi people and cancel Saddam's debt A group of Iraqis will be presenting a revealing report, "Paying for the Execution's Bullets", to a cross party group of MPs on: Thursday 20th November 2003 at 11:15 in Room M, Portcullis House. MPs in attendance will include: David Stewart MP, Jim Dobbin MP, Tom Brake MP, Nick Harvey MP and Hywel Williams MP. Justin Alexander, the author of the report published by Jubilee Iraq, said: "The Iraqis' views must be listened to. The report clearly demonstrates that Iraqis across the political spectrum are demanding a fair arbitration process. This would enable the annulment of all the debts which financed Saddam during the Iran-Iraq war but did not benefit the Iraqi people. "Submitting these claims to arbitration, as Iraqis want, is one positive step the UK and US governments could take to help demonstrate goodwill to Iraqis - and indeed the thousands of Britons who are protesting Bush's visit." ALL PRESS WELCOME Contact: Tilly Forster 020 7219 6232; email@example.com ENDS Notes to Editors: . Jubilee Iraq(www.jubileeiraq.org) is an international coalition of Iraqis and citizens of creditor countries who are campaigning for a fair resolution of Iraq's debt. . Supporters include Sinan Al Shabibi, Governor of Iraq's Central Bank, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. 60 MPs have signed Early Day Motions calling for cancellation of Iraqi debt. . A full copy of the report is available at www.jubileeiraq.org/files/iraqiviews.pdf . The report was written following interviews in Baghdad with 29 leading Iraqis, including 4 Ministers. It outlines the arguments Iraqis give for the cancellation of debt and their rejection of the Paris Club and IMF taking leading roles in debt negotiation. _______________________________________________ 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