> PROTEST FRIDAY 16 JULY
> END THE KILLING, BRING THE TROOPS HOME
> 5.00 - 6.00PM
> DOWNING STREET LONDON SW1A 2
> Four more UK soldiers killed in one day, three of them by a recruit
> to the
> Afghan army, but Liam Fox, the defence secretary, still says we will
> "see our mission through and train Afghan security forces so they
> can look after their own security and our forces one day can come
> home". The latest opinion poll shows that only 17 percent of the
> British public agrees with him.
> Stop the War has called a protest at Downing Street this Friday to
> represent the vast majority who say bring the troops home.
> RALLY MONDAY 26 JULY 7PM: AFGHANISTAN - TIME TO GO
> CONWAY HALL, 25 RED LION SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 4RL
> SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Lance Corporal JOE GLENTON, just released from
> prison following his court martial for refusing to fight in
> Afghanistan, ex-soldier ROSS WILLIAMS, jailed in 2008 for refusing
> to fight in Iraq, CAROLINE LUCAS MP and other MPs. More speakers TBA.
> The war in Afghanistan is in crisis. The strategy for the US-led
> occupation is crumbling. Violence is increasing, with deaths of
> Afghan civilians and Nato troops at higher levels than at any time
> since 2001. But the Con-Lib coalition government continues to send
> troops to kill and die in a war that has no purpose and is being
> lost. Among the speakers at this rally will be two soldiers who were
> jailed by the British army for agreeing with the two thirds majority
> of people in Britain who want all the troops brought home now.
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