Pilger methodically repeats a series of Kremlin war propaganda* memes: That the 2014 Revolution of Dignity was a fascist coup (see the response to this pap by Ukrainian socialists and anarchists I link to in my blog post on Corbyn’s Ukraine fantasies); That … [54], Stop the War lobbied MPs against supporting the proposal, along with members of Momentum. Produced by the Newcastle Stop the War Coalition:   Email - Murray told John Harris in an interview for The Guardian: "It didn't represent the organisation's views on Paris, and I think it was ... well, the best one could say is, extremely insensitive. expose, and fight against the endless There were some very silly things published, and wrong things."[55]. Der Anstoß zur Bildung der Stop the War Coalition im Anschluss an die kam 11.September 2001 in den Vereinigten Staaten. Join Stop the War. Reynolds referred to the "abhorrent views" of Stop the War's leadership and described the group's positions as being "anti-West rather than anti-war", while Flint said they "are not Labour's friends". Various Artists - Stop The War Coalition: Benefit Concert Next Stop Is Vietnam - The War On Record, 1961-2008 Sorge dich nicht - lebe! However, it and other individuals were expelled from the project on 23 September 2011 after it explicitly supported Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya in the Libyan Civil War against the NATO-backed rebels in Benghazi. [9][15] StWC had forecast at the end of January that about 500,000 protesters would be on the march. The Coalition was launched at a public meeting of 2,000 people at Friends House on Euston Road in London, on 21 September which was chaired by Lindsey German, then active in the Socialist Workers Party. Various Artists - Stop The War Coalition: Benefit Concert Next Stop Is Vietnam - The War On Record, 1961-2008 Sorge dich nicht - lebe! [21][22], Commentators such as Cohen[23] and John Rentoul[24] have accused Stop the War of being pro-Hussein. Donate » Join a Local Group. "[4] Among the sponsors of the Coalition were the former Labour MP Tony Benn, and the Labour MPs George Galloway, Tam Dalyell and Jeremy Corbyn, in addition to Tariq Ali, Harold Pinter, Suresh Grover and Andrew Murray. Following the November 2015 Paris attacks, STWC published an article on their website titled "Paris reaps whirlwind of western support for extremist violence in Middle East". We encourage responsible activism, and do not support using the platform to take unlawful or other improper action. Occupation of Afghanistan, Newcastle demonstration [74], "Stop the War" redirects here. Bildung und führende Mitglieder. Governmental » Politics. On 19 March 2005, StWC organised a large demonstration in Westminster with supporters marching from Hyde Park to Parliament Square via the US embassy. [58] Lindsey German wrote that she was "against bullying and intimidation. which included CND and the Muslim Association of Britain as well as Stop the War, thought between 80,000 and 100,000 people had participated. That is our goal and what we mean by dealing with the September auf der Euston Road in London, die unter dem Vorsitz wurde Lindsey German, dann aktiv in der Socialist … [73], In the two years before May 2017, some contentious articles were removed from the StWC website. The Coalition worked closely with the Muslim Association of Britain in organising its demonstrations. About the rally in Trafalgar Square, Tony Benn noted in his diary that he "spoke for four minutes and ten seconds. [59], Nearly a week after the vote, on 8 December, it emerged that the Green MP Caroline Lucas had resigned from her Stop the War Coalition role because of the group's statements following the November 2015 Paris attacks and her concerns that Syrians attending the meeting had not been allowed to speak by the chair, Diane Abbott, at one of the group's parliamentary meetings. Newcastle Stop the War Coalition Speakers from across the world included Cindy Sheehan, the American mother whose son died in Iraq; and Hassan Juma, president of the Iraqi Southern Oil Workers Union. Human rights advocate Peter Tatchell describe StWC as in 'moral meltdown' in his newspaper article titled "The Stop the War Coalition is more interested in fighting the West than fighting for Syrians". Coalition has By becoming a Stop the War member today, you’ll be part of a mass anti-war movement. Britain, the US and the Continuing It doesn't reflect Stop the War's view in the slightest. Stop the War Coalition (StWC) is an Australian anti-war group initially formed in Sydney in 2003 in response to the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the general "War on Terror" of which the Australian Government has been a strong ally. Speakers included politician George Galloway, then SNP leader Alex Salmond and Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic. [68], In October 2016, protesters heckled Corbyn, who was keynote speaker at event in London, because of his inaction on Syria.[69]. Twitter: Website A papier-mâché statue of Bush was toppled in an action reminiscent of the much televised pulling down of a statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad by American soldiers. The Resolution requests that the StWC leadership mount a major media campaign: to make the case that civilian fatalities in Mosul, Iraq due to western bombing "is now reportedly higher" than in the bombing of Aleppo by Assad. At this conference a call was launched for an international demonstration on 18 March 2006. At a meeting in response to the Middle East crisis on Wednesday 10 April 2002 several organisations agreed to the statement: “We affirm the right of all people to live in peace and dignity. "[57] A few days later, Andrew Murray commented that he thought the piece was "wholly absurd. [11] Cohen also asserted that there is a contradiction between the StWC's call for respect for human rights and its allegedly close links with organisations that openly call for the death penalty for homosexuality and apostasy. in the world by fighting for an anti-war government here in She was also concerned that some Syrian voices were not given an opportunity to speak at a recent meeting organised by the StWC in Parliament. [16], As the military build-up continued, StWC urged its local groups and supporters to organise actions on the day the invasion of Iraq began. About See All. The Coalition was launched at a public meeting of 2,000 people at Friends House on Euston Road in London,[3] on 21 September which was chaired by Lindsey German, then active in the Socialist Workers Party. He accused the coalition of ignoring the requests of secular trade unions and Kurds in Iraq. 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The Stop the War Coalition not [7][8], In this early period, Stop the War had a broad base. The most egregious by far are by John Pilger. No wonder the movement is increasingly discredited. [27] The StWC also supported vigils across the country. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the … I think he needs to recognise STW is a deeply flawed organisation with deeply flawed politics. "[39] On the morning of the House of Commons vote on 29 August 2013 against military intervention in Syria, the conservative commentator Peter Oborne wrote in an article for The Daily Telegraph newspaper that Stop the War "has consistently shown far more mature judgment on these great issues of war and peace than Downing Street, the White House or the CIA. Lascaris, a journalist, lawyer, and activist, is currently running for the leadership of Canada's Green Party. the British Government but  must continue to make its contribution Für alle Bedeutungen von STWC klicken Sie bitte auf "Mehr". Or start a new group. STWC: Stop The War Coalition. [65] In his speech at the event, at a Turkish restaurant in Southwark, south London, Corbyn said the "anti-war movement has been a vital force at the heart of our democracy" and "I think we've been right on what we've done". [72], In the StWC April 2017 conference resolutions neither Assad nor Russia are named. Your help is vital for us to continue our work. Concerning Syria, Motion 4 is the main motion, although it is primarily about Western military activity in Mosul, Iraq. "[31], A march from the American embassy in Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square on 1 April 2009 brought together protesters from the Stop the War Coalition, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, The British Muslim Initiative, and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. [53] StWC issued an apology. In his January 2017 interview "Here's what Jeremy Corbyn could do, to win in 2020", Tatchell speaks positively of Corbyn, who he has known for more than three decades, but calls on Corbyn to distance himself from StWC. On 10 December 2005 the StWC held an International Peace Conference attended by around 1,500 people. [37][38], Samir Dathi wrote for the Stop the War website in June 2013: "Whilst many of us want nothing more than to see the ruthless dictator Assad go, we cannot support the further militarisation of the conflict, which will only perpetuate the horrific violence and refugee crisis in the region. Früher leitete Corbyn einmal die „Stop the War Coalition“ – aber was ist seine antiimperialistische Bilanz als Labour-Führer? Sie sind auf der linken Seite unten aufgeführt. The themes of this march were No Trident and Troops Out of Iraq. [57][60] These concerns were shared by the human rights activist Peter Tatchell who told The Independent that Stop the War's "opposition to US imperialism ... sometimes mean[s] they will ignore the horrendous crimes of despotic anti-American regimes like Russia and Iran. The StWC organised the British demonstration on 24 September 2005 using the slogans "Stop the Bombings", "Bring the Troops Home", "Defend Civil Liberties" and "Defend the Muslim Community". The Coalition has campaigned against the wars that are part of the "War on Terror" of the United States and its allies. On 15 March 2008 another international demonstration was held to mark the 5-year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq; although numbers did not match the original demonstrations, around 40,000 people were on the march in London. A march past parliament was organised climaxing in a rally in Trafalgar Square. "[40], The vote was "a vindication of the mass anti-war movement in this country over the last decade", wrote Andrew Murray in The Guardian. He said that the attacks were not the fault of the French, rather it was the "fault of the attackers." "[35] John Rees stated on the overthrow of Gaddafi "nobody is going to shed a tear for the fall of this brutal dictator. [3] By the time of the February 2003 march in London, Greenpeace, the Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party (SNP) were among the 450 organisations which had affiliated to the coalition,[9] and the coalition's website listed 321 peace groups. REVEALED: The UK military’s overseas base network involves 145 sites in 42 countries by Phil Miller Britain’s armed forces have a far more extensive base network than ever presented by the Ministry of Defence. List Search. I condemn people who send abusive texts or messages" having received them herself. The protest coincided with protests in Washington, D.C. and occurred just before the Labour Party Conference began in Brighton. When we have justice around the world we will have peace as well". Nor is there any direct criticism of Assad's regime. "[41] The then chair of Stop the War, Jeremy Corbyn, thanked supporters for lobbying their MPs. Group for Stop the War Coalition's website team. "[36], Stop the War has also campaigned against British involvement in the Syrian Civil War, which began in March 2011, organising protests ahead of votes in the British Parliament in August 2013 and December 2015. ABOUT CHESHIRE STOP THE WAR COALITION. Estimates of attendance varied from "around 20,000" by the police, "up to 50,000" from the Coalition,[29] to "more than 50,000" by the Socialist Worker.[30]. false flags and false justifications given by the big powers for their Stop the War Coalition. [17][18], Following the beginning of the war and the events of Day X, the Coalition organised another national demonstration on the next Saturday, 22 March. Options. Ann Treneman wrote in The Times in January 2003 that the "two most obvious strands" of StWC support consisted of "the Establishment and the grassroots. One such piece, by Alison Weir, concerned unsubstantiated allegations about the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, while another by Richard Falk, was entitled "Time to go to war with Israel as the only path to peace in the Middle East". Lascaris gave a 15-minute presentation about his values and goals, and was able to take many questions from interested participants. It says: "This attack must be condemned along with all the other atrocities of the war.". The legislation allows authorisation by a wide range of state organisations for undercover agents to commit crimes as part of their work. There is no mention of Russia at all. The group has campaigned against the wars that are part of the "War on Terror" of the United States and its allies.It has campaigned against the war in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. Following a demonstration in Walthamstow outside the constituency office of Labour MP Stella Creasy just before the December 2015 vote, which gained publicity at the time, German defended the rights of protesters. This page represents the anti-war movement across Cheshire West, covering Chester, Warrington, Runco... See More. On August 31st, the Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War hosted a meet-and-greet via Zoom with Dimitri Lascaris. to continually Die Anzahl an Alternativen ist auf dieser Seite ohne Zweifel riesig. The date was chosen as the it was the international day of anti-war demonstrations, as called by the Assembly of the Social Movements at the 2004 European Social Forum. lt opposes the 'war on terror' & Islamophobia. Join a local Stop the War group where you live, work or study. [42], Stop the War has been accused of having pro-Assad links. Auch wenn dieser Stop the war durchaus im überdurschnittlichen Preisbereich liegt, spiegelt der Preis sich in jeder Hinsicht im Bezug auf Ausdauer und Qualität wider. Your support today will help us oppose the UK government's war policies. Read more » Subscribe. The impetus to form the Stop the War Coalition came following the 11 September 2001 attacks in the United States. "[25] StWC has been criticised by journalists such as Cohen for its refusal to condemn attacks on US and other foreign troops occupying Iraq, and refusal to condemn foreign insurgent fighters who have entered parts of the country.[23][26]. Community See All. The Stop the War Coalition expresses alarm that the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Commons. Community Organization. For starters, here is a 7-point rebuttal of Cameron's case for war on Syria: Reasons not to bomb Syria. Looking for the shorthand of Stop The War Coalition? In explaining why she left StWC, Caroline Lucas gave these statements as one reason. Despite having very little time to put plans into action, events took place up and down the country: in London there was a large protest in Parliament Square; in Nottingham traffic outside an army recruitment centre was blocked for a while; and large numbers of school students walked out of lessons. It is claimed to have been the largest ever such event in the UK with estimates of attendance ranging between 750,000 and 2,000,000 people. 981 likes. [43][44] StWC vice-president Kamal Majid said in a speech at a conference organised by the New Communist Party in 2012 that the Assad family has "a long history of resisting imperialism", and should be supported "because their defeat will pave the way for a pro-Western and pro-US regime". In Parliament Square, banners were placed in sight of the House of Commons. The Norwich Stop the War Coalition was formed in October 2001 prior to the attack on Afghanistan. Ukraine, Iraq, Africa and elsewhere. Page Transparency See More. By this time, the article had already been removed from the Stop the War website. 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Die Koalition wurde in einer öffentlichen Versammlung von 2000 Menschen auf ins Leben gerufen Friends House am 21. increasing indirect and direct military interventions in Syria, The article, soon taken down, read in part: "Benn does not even seem to realise that the jihadist movement that ultimately spawned Daesh [Isis] is far closer to the spirit of internationalism and solidarity that drove the International Brigades than Cameron's bombing campaign. The protest was called on by Stop the War Coalition, Stand Up to Racism, Muslim Association of Britain, Muslim Engagement and Development, the Muslim Council of Britain, CND and Friends of Al-Aqsa. [70][71], StWC issue a statement after the chemical attack in Syria. Join » Make a Donation. Bitte scrollen Sie nach unten und klicken Sie, um jeden von ihnen zu sehen. The Stop the War Coalition (StWC; informally Stop the War) is a British group established on 21 September 2001, shortly after the September 11 attacks, to campaign against what it believes are unjust wars.. But Jeremy, apparently, has a problem, "Ex-kibbutznik who is Corbyn's left-hand man", "Caroline and the Stop the War Coalition", "Green MP Caroline Lucas steps down from Stop the War Coalition role", "In the shadows for 35 years, the activist now gaining momentum", "Were MPs bullied by anti-war protesters before they voted on bombing Syria? [61], Corbyn attended the Stop the War event on 11 December in order to keep a promise to formally hand over his position as chair to Andrew Murray. This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: Stop The War Coalition. Following the 7 July 2005 London bombings, StWC in association with CND and the Muslim Association of Britain held a vigil for the victims at the Peace Garden in Euston, London on 9 July 2005 and a further solidarity gathering at Russell Square, close to one of the Underground stations targeted, on 17 July 2005. Though the pieces were subsequently taken down she felt unable to associate herself with them. It has been claimed that the demonstration against the latter on 15 February 2003, organised by the Coalition along with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB), was the largest public demonstration in British history. Symptomatic of the rot at the heart of Stop the War Coalition is former chair Andrew Murray's article published in the Morning Star in October. It was taken down as soon as I saw it was up there. The Stop The War Coalition website has published a number of posts about Ukraine. [64] Former shadow ministers Emma Reynolds and Caroline Flint also urged him to distance himself from the group. At the latter StWC national convener Lindsey German condemned the bombings but added that "The only way to end the bombings is to withdraw from Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. The Stop the War Coalition (StWC; informally Stop the War) is a British group created on 21 September 2001, shortly after the September 11 attacks.It was created to campaign against what it believes are unjust wars.. [62], John Rees wrote on 10 December 2015 that Stop the War does not support the Assad regime. Representatives of the Communist Party of Great Britain (Provisional Central Committee) and the Alliance for Workers' Liberty[5] failed to get elected, although both became members of the Coalition and participated in its activities. It will take place at Downing Street tomorrow (4 Jan) between 2 and 3 pm, and will demand that the British government does not join in any military action alongside Trump and the US. However, Cohen himself was accused by Greg Muttitt of being extremely selective in his embrace of 'secular trade unions' in Iraq; in his newspaper columns, he never mentioned the most important trade union in the country, the oil workers' union, which called for the withdrawal of foreign troops. [10], At their initial meeting the Coalition also adopted the slogan "Against the racist backlash", asserting that a war against Afghanistan would be perceived as an attack on Islam and that Muslims, or those perceived as being Muslim, would apparently face racist attacks in the United Kingdom if the government joined the war. The supporters were calling for the invading troops to move out of Iraq, for the US to not attack Iran and Syria, for the British government to halt reductions in the civil liberties of British citizens including the right to protest and a free trial (which they allege would result from the recent Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 and Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005), and for a reduction in racism in the UK. In particular, to answer those who say that, after Paris, "something must be done",… [2] The march was begun by police earlier than planned because of the number of people who had arrived at the two starting points. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Speakers Read The Names Of The War Dead During A Rally In Trafalgar Square : Nachrichtenfoto. In a breathtaking display of double standards, they supported aid convoys to refugees in Calais but not to those in Aleppo. Filter by: Sort by:Popularity Alphabetically Category. "Its aim is simple-to draw together everyone who wants to stop this madness, and to present the anti-war arguments which are squeezed out of the media. enemy at home. The former Labour shadow cabinet minister for Education, Tristram Hunt, described the group as a "really disreputable organisation" on 6 December when Corbyn's intention to attend the group's fundraising Christmas dinner on 11 December was becoming an issue. [50] A week after his election as Labour leader in September 2015, it became known that he was stepping down as Chair of Stop the War, but would continue to support the group.[51][52]. "[61] In a letter to The Guardian, Tatchell and other "previous strong supporters" accused StWC of having "lost its moral compass and authority". [43] According to the journalist Andrew Gilligan in The Daily Telegraph, many individuals associated with Stop the War openly favour the Assad government. The Coalition held a series of protests during November 2003 climaxing in a march on the 20th protesting against what it claimed is the aggressive foreign policy of U.S. President George W. Bush, and against the continued U.S. detention of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, which protesters have claimed is an illegal infringement of human rights and the Geneva conventions. "[54] Jon Lansman, of the Corbynite Momentum pressure group, commented later about the material concerning the Paris attacks: "I think even Stop the War themselves have accepted they were stupid for publishing those articles. Her spokesperson said: Caroline was specifically troubled by some Stop the War Coalition statements after the Paris atrocities. They really liked that. It has campaigned against the war in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. for peace Welcome to the Newcastle Stop the War Coalition Website Today, the Stop the War Coalition has to continually expose, and fight against the endless false flags and false justifications given by the big powers for their increasing indirect and direct military interventions in … Today, the Stop the War If there is to be hope for the Syrian people, the first step is for all foreign interference to cease. After criticism of the US president, the statement follows with: All those who oppose the carnage in Syria and are concerned about the sharpening tensions around the world must raise their voices against more military intervention and demand an end to the fighting. Campaigns Obama administration. Both groups were accused of intimidation. [56], Following Hilary Benn's speech advocating air strikes in Syria in the House of Commons on 2 December, which drew on the history of anti-fascism, an article appeared on the StWC website. Tatchell says: It's very difficult to justify how any Left Wing person can support StWC while it maintains its current double standards. The involvement of George Galloway among the leading figures was criticised by Nick Cohen in The Observer because of his alleged "support for every anti-American tyrant on the planet". More surprising still ... [it] has often proved better informed than these centres of Western power, coolly warning against the diet of propaganda masquerading as bona fide intelligence. As this date was then unknown, it was dubbed "Day X", which eventually fall on 20 March 2003. Become a member for as little as £2 per month. Norwich Stop the War Coalition is part of the national Stop the War Coalition. The Stop the War coalition website offers some of the most interesting, informative, even entertaining articles I've seen on the subject of warfare. office@northeaststopwar.org.uk. At the rally in London, Police estimating 15,000 marchers took part, but the groups organising the protest. Was haben die sogenannte Identitäre Bewegung, der FC St. Pauli, die Klimaschutzbewegung »Extinction Rebellion« und die britische Antikriegsorganisation »Stop the War Coalition« gemeinsam? Nick Cohen in 2003 criticised the relationship of the StWC with organisations he considers reactionary such as the Muslim Association of Britain. "The possibility is now open for Britain playing a different role in the world, breaking with the policies and preoccupations of imperialism", but "that change is nothing like secured yet. The coalition estimated that 300,000 people were present at the demonstration, while the police put those attending at 100,000 people.[20]. STWC formed in 2003 to campaign against the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 230 people follow this. Apply To Join. … The piece was criticised by Labour MPs, including Hilary Benn, then shadow foreign secretary, who said it was "wholly wrong". [48] According to Amr Salahi, writing for the Left Foot Forward website, no Syrian was among the speakers at the event, but the former Guardian foreign correspondent Jonathan Steele said that he would have happily shared the platform with Mother Agnes. [66] Tariq Ali, in an article for The Independent, thought the recent attacks on Stop the War were motivated by the "nasty and unpleasant war being waged in England, targeting Jeremy Corbyn" and wondered if the distancing of leading Green activists from Stop the War was because Corbyn "is attracting the electoral support of large numbers of hitherto Green supporters".[67]. Two minutes was the limit, but I got away with it: they liked the phrase 'Parliament belongs to the past; the streets belong to the future'. It "does believe that it is the people of Syria who are the only ones who should decide the fate of their country free of all great power and regional power interference". The protest was the first occasion on which a march had passed the US embassy in London since the protests over the Vietnam War. While the turnout for this march did not match the demonstration of 15 February – Stop the War claimed up to 500,000, whilst fellow organisers CND claimed between 200,000–300,000 – it was noted that this was the largest anti-war demonstration held during wartime and had been organised with but a week's notice.[19]. I'd apologise to any Stop the War supporters who were upset by it." The 2007 demo took place on 24 February 2007 in London, jointly organised with the CND. 223 people like this. 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