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Don't Attack Iran


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7 December 2011



Stop the War Coalition public meeting "Don't Attack Iran"
Abbas Edalat, George Galloway, Shirin Shafaie, Chris Nineham, Tony Benn, Lindsey German (left-to-right)

On Monday 5th December, Stop the War Coalition organised a public meeting "Don't Attack Iran" in London's Conway Hall.

The invitation explained:

With increasing hysteria over Iranís nuclear programme, the US and the UK, along with Israel once again talk openly about launching military strikes against Iran. The official policy of the West so far has been increasingly hostile and indiscriminate sanctions. Yet several assassinations of Iranian scientists and acts of sabotage inside Iran in the past few months as well as the recent cut in diplomatic relations between Iran and the UK, may well mean that we are heading towards a catastrophic confrontation, with unimaginable consequences not just for the Middle East but for the entire world. Now is the time to step up the campaign against any attacks and to call for an end to sanctions.

Come and share your thoughts and hear the views of experts on this topic.


Conway Hall wit packed audience



George Galloway, as always on top form

The speakers addressing the packed hall included:

  • Abbas Edalat, CASMII
  • Shirin Shafaie, SOAS.
  • George Galloway
  • Tony Benn, Stop the War Coalition
  • Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition
  • Darren Johnson, Green Party

The event was chaired by Chris Nineham of Stop the War Coalition.

There were some great speeches, videos of all of them are provided below. In particular Abbas Edalat's speech must be we watched.



Chris Nineham, who chaired the event, shows us a glimpse of the new 10th Anniversary Stop the War book, buy your copy here

Tony Benn

Tony Benn, veteran activist, is the President of Stop the War Coalition.

Video: Tony Benn




Tony Benn



Tony Benn



Tony Benn


Abbas Edalat

Professor Abbas Edalat is the founder of the Campaign Against Sanctions & Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII).

Video: Abbas Edalat



Abbas Edalat



Abbas Edalat

Shirin Shafaie

Shirin Shafaie is an academic at SOAS. Her research theisis is on "Contemporary Iranian War Narratives: A Dialectical Discourse Analysis" at SOAS.

Video: Shirin Shafaie




Shirin Shafaie



Shirin Shafaie



Shirin Shafaie

Lindsey German

Lindsey German is the Convenor of Stop the War Coalition.

Video: Lindsey German




Lindsey German



Lindsey German



Lindsey German

Darren Johnson

Darren Johnson is the Green Party member of the London Assembly.

Video: Darren Johnson




Darren Johnson



Darren Johnson


George Galloway

George Galloway, leading light of the Stop the War movement really needs no introduction.

Video: George Galloway




George Galloway



George Galloway



George Galloway



George Galloway



George Galloway

 

 


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