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12th November, 2004

British citizens protest their armed forces' illegal occupation of Iraq

With the British armed forces heavily implicated in the latest round of murderous attacks on Iraq, and British soldiers themselves being killed and wounded in significant numbers, demonstrations and vigils against the attacks have been taking place across the country. More are planned, and you can find out if there is one in your area at www.indymedia.org.uk In addition, a workshop on non-violent direct action and civil disobedience as a means of protesting against the war is to be held this Sunday, 14th November, 11am - 4pm, 7a Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (nearest tube Whitechapel. Call 0845 458 2564 for more information. From Saturday 13th until Sunday 21 November, Peggy Gish from the Christian Peacemaker Teams' Iraq Project will be conducting a speaking tour to call for justice for Iraq's detainees. For dates and details go to www.voices.netuxo.co.uk/detainees.html. On 18 November there will be a gathering to hear "Eyewitness Iraq: Stories of occupation and solidarity" at 7.30pm in the Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London. With Peggy Gish, Jo Wilding and Philip Pritchard (who spent a few months in prison after trying to disarm B52 bombers).