Stop the War Coalition

Stop the War was founded in September 2001 in the weeks following 9/11, when George W. Bush announced the "war on terror". Stop the War has since been dedicated to preventing and ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Stop the War Coalition to Mark 17th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan
This Sunday 7 October is the 17th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by the US, the UK and several of its allies. According to a conservative estimate, 217,000 Afghans have died as a direct result of the fighting. Additional UK troops are being deployed to the country, although UK military...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Stop the War Welcomes Corbyn's Promise to Conduct a Peaceful Foreign Policy
Stop the War welcomes Jeremy Corbyn's promises on foreign policy in his speech today. Corbyn made clear that there will be no more reckless wars of intervention if Labour gets into power, and he condemned Theresa May's selling of arms to the Saudi regime which is bombing Yemen. His attack on Donald...
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Celebrities & Campaigners to Hand in Letter to the Prime Minister Over Assault on Yemeni Port of Hodeidah
Tomorrow ( Friday 22 June ), a letter signed by celebrities, MPs and academics will be handed in at No. 10 Downing Street to protest against UK support for the Saudi Arabian assault on the vital Yemeni port of Hodiedah . The port is an essential route for aid and other supplies which are...
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Theresa May’s Backing for Saudi Assault on Hudaydah Is Another Sickening Blow to the People of Yemen
The news that Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah is a disaster for the region and for the 8 million people in the war-torn country that are at risk of starvation. Saudi forces have launched this attack with the backing of the Coalition who are...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
London Says “No to Trump, No to War”
Celebrities, trade unionists and politicians are coming together to oppose Trump’s visit. Brian Eno, Giles Fraser, Mark Serwotka PCS, Chris Williamson MP, Emma Dent MP and Lindsey German among others will all be appearing on platforms across London in the next few weeks. All are determined to...
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Amnesty International’s Raqqa Report Is Proof the US-Led Coalition Is Out of Control
Amnesty International's report into the US-led Coalition's bombardment of Raqqa unveils the shameful truth of yet another brutal bombing campaign in the Middle East. Unfortunately, the devastating account of the campaign comes as little surprise to anyone familiar with the 'kill first, question...
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
'No to Trump, No to War' National Tour
Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the UK from 12th to 14th July and we are determined to protest wherever he goes. Today, the Stop the War Coalition has announced a series of national rallies and meetings on the theme of ‘No to Trump, No to War’ to help build the national demonstration against...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Gaza - Stop the Massacre
Stop the War condemns the brutal massacre carried out today on unarmed protesters in Gaza by Israeli troops. These protesters are demanding the right to return to their historic homes which they were forced from during the Nakba 70 years ago. The deaths coincide with the moving of the US embassy to...
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Scrapping the Iran Nuclear Deal Clears the Path to War
President Trump’s decision to scrap the nuclear deal with Iran could send the Middle East careering down the path of another catastrophic senseless war. This comes despite pressure from the other signatories to the agreement who all want to keep it. Scrapping the deal compromises the entire...
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Stop the Rush to War - Don't Bomb Syria
Theresa May has put RAF bombers on standby to start airstrikes on Syria. The stakes are obviously extremely high, but opinion polls suggest public opinion is firmly against military action. Only 22% of respondents in a YouGov poll said they would support airstrikes on Syria. More bombing would...
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