The global protest over the capitalist invasion of Iraq (2002– )

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From Korea to Germany, Protests tell Bush: Don't attack Iraq
By John Catalinotto, Workers World, 14 November 2002. The huge anti-war protests in the U.S. on Oct. 26 organized by the ANSWER coalition have added momentum to the worldwide movement against a U.S. attack on Iraq. Seoul. Berlin Conference. Civil disobedience in London. Demonstrations in India.
Asian Peace Alliance Against US Plans to Attack Iraq
APA Statement, 21 November 2003. The Asian Peace Alliance welcomes Saddam Hussein's acceptance of UN Security Council Resolution 1441, which postpones the threat of the United States waging a war against Iraq. We condemn the US Government's intentions to start a war against Iraq and its attempt to use the Security Council to provide a cover for this war.
In Europe and America, peace gets a chance
By Andrew Gumbel in Los Angeles and Terri Judd, The Independent , 18 January 2003. The drift towards conflict may seem inexorable, but a celebrity-packed anti-war movement is finally gaining momentum. With the Iraq crisis throwing up so many different issues at once the burgeoning anti-war movement is setting itself no limits and throwing itself open to all-comers.
A world against the war; Washington leads demos across globe; Blix heads for Iraq as threat of conflict grows; Blair tries to calm rebels
By Andy McSmith, Political Editor, The Independent, 19 January 2003. In the biggest day of protest the world has yet seen against a war in Iraq, from Washington to Tokyo, Liverpool to Damascus. Tens of thousands joined protests in Washington, San Francisco and other cities, despite the near-unanimous support for war on Capitol Hill and in the US media.
Far from fizzling out, the global justice movement is growing in numbers and maturity
By George Monbiot, The Guardian, 28 January 2003. Mr Bush and Mr Blair might have a tougher fight than they anticipated. Not from Saddam Hussein perhaps, but from an anti-war movement that is beginning to look like nothing the world has seen before.