The Largest Anti-War Protest

On 15 February 2003, a coordinated day of protests started across the world in which people in more than 600 cities expressed opposition to the imminent Iraq War. It was part of a series of protests and political events that had begun in 2002 and continued as the war took place. Social movement researchers have described the 15 February protest as “the largest protest event in human history”. Almost every country worldwide took part in the antiwar demonstration in Europe it included: the Alpine countries, Benelux, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, … Continue reading The Largest Anti-War Protest

Brian Haw Peace Protester has died

Brian Haw the Parliament Square Peace Protester who recently lost his makeshift dwelling on Parliament Square by order of Westminster Council died yesterday – his family have put out the following press release: “Dear friends and supporters, It is with deepest regret that I inform you that our father, Brian, passed away this morning. As you know he was battling lung cancer, and was having treatment in Germany. He left us in his sleep and in no pain, after a long, hard fight. “ Continue reading Brian Haw Peace Protester has died