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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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Don’t Attack Iran: Anti-War Campaign to Step Up Protests Over Donald Trump’s Visit
The world is increasingly alarmed at Donald Trump’s escalation of conflict with Iran. He is being encouraged by his national security advisor, John Bolton, an architect of the Iraq war and a man committed to military solutions. Speculation that 120,00 US troops are being deployed to the Middle East...
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Ahed Tamimi to Join the Palestine Demonstration Tomorrow
The Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, famous for confronting Israeli soldiers in the Occupied Territories and serving eight months in an Israeli Prison, will be joining the national demonstration for Palestine tomorrow, Saturday 11 May. Stop the War Convenor, Lindsey German, comments: "We are...
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Protests Against Donald Trump In June
It has now been announced that Donald Trump will be making a state visit to Britain on 3 till 5 June. Stop the war condemns the decision to invite Donald Trump for a state visit. It is extraordinary that the British government has chosen to endorse this most reactionary and aggressive US President...
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Friday, November 02, 2018
Stop the War Objects to Postponement of Anti-War Event at Sheffield University
The Stop the War Coalition strongly objects to the decision taken by Sheffield Labour Students to postpone an event to discuss the importance of an anti-war government at which Chris Williamson MP was due to speak alongside Stephen Bell from Stop the War. The reason given for the cancellation is...
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
UK Government Must Act Now to Avert Disaster in Yemen
Mike Pompeo and James Matthis, two of the key foreign policy makers in the US, have called for a ceasefire in the war on Yemen. It is regrettable that it has taken the killing of journalist Jamal Khasoggi for this call to be made. Tens of thousands of people have already been killed and immense...
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Thursday, October 25, 2018
Journalists, Anti-War Activists and Human Rights Lawyers Will Be Leading a Protest Today at the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London at 5pm.
The protest is called by the Arab Organisation of Human Rights, the Stop the War Coalition the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy and Global Rights Watch. It will demand justice for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and an immediate halt to the bombing of Yemen. Protestors will also be calling...
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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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