Monday, 21 September 2009

Students meet for Stop the War conference

There were over 30 university occupations by students from January to March of this year, expressing solidarity with the people of Gaza. Student activists assembled in London on Saturday, for a conference organised by the Stop the War Coalition, to plan how to take things forward this autumn. Palestine remains important, judging from the speeches recorded here by Ady Cousins (who runs the Counter Fire website), but Afghanistan and Islamophobia are also prominent for anti-war students. The national demonstration on 24 October - demanding an end to the occupation of Afghanistan - is particularly important.

Click HERE for British-Iraqi rapper Lowkey

Click HERE for Lindsey German, convenor of Stop the War

Click HERE for historian and writer Ilan Pappe

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