Tuesday 7.30pm September 9th
Queens University Students Union
The Belfast Anti-War Movement is holding a public
meeting to discuss the question of the US/UK occupation
Fitzpatrick from the Belfast Anti-War Movement said
the occupation, far from bringing peace and
stability, has turned into a nightmare for ordinary
day between 15 and 25 Iraqi civilians are killed.
No one is safe. A TV cameraman was shot because US
troops were unable to distinguish between a camera
and a rocket launcher from 50 metres away. A family
was gunned down because they misunderstood a command
at a checkpoint, she continued.
said, Demonstrations occur daily because the
infrastructure has not been rebuilt and hundreds of
thousands of children are without water or electricity.
Bush and Tony Blair lied about the war on Iraq. The
Hutton Inquiry is exposing Tony Blairs lies
daily. Neither Bush nor Blair has been able to show
a shred of evidence of Weapons of Mass Destruction,
suggested, the effect of the occupation can
be felt at home. The occupation is costing billions
of pounds to maintain, while services and jobs are
being cut and water charges are being introduced.
millions around the world who marched against the
war on February fifteenth have been proven right.
That the war was unjust, unjustified and illegal,
Public Meeting will feature John Rees from the Stop
the War Coalition in London, organisers of the 2 million
strong march on February 15th. Jamal Iweida from the
Belfast Islamic Centre will also speak as will Monica
McWilliams from Women's Coalition.
meeting is part of the build-up to the international
day of action against the occupation around the world
between September 25th and 28th. The Belfast march
and rally will be on Saturday 27th September.
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