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From The Socialist newspaper, 7 October 2009

Afghanistan: stop the war

Young people protest against war and terrorism in Manchester 2006, photo Manchester Socialist Party

Young people protest against war and terrorism in Manchester 2006, photo Manchester Socialist Party   (Click to enlarge)

October 2009 marks the eighth anniversary of troops being sent to Afghanistan. It is clearer than ever that the invasion has resulted in a nightmare for the people of Afghanistan and the region and those sent to fight.

Everything the US and UK governments have promised; to destroy al-Qaeda, make the west safe, bring democracy, fight against corruption, promote women's rights and stamp out opium production, has not been delivered by the occupation.

While some military generals propose raising troop levels, ordinary people demand the withdrawal of the troops.


National Demonstration

Afghanistan - Bring the troops home now

Assemble Saturday 24 October 12 noon Hyde Park, London, march to Trafalgar Square
Called by Stop the War Coalition, CND and BMI
Join us to put forward a socialist alternative to war.

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