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Monday, March 12, 2012

Outrage encapsulating brutality of occupation

Edited for Bennett’s Study from part of and adapted from a statement by Lindsey German of Stop the War Coalition, and other Stop the War-UK news

The slaughter of children on Sunday comes as anger against North Atlantic Treaty Organization-member forces spreads and calls to end the decade-old Afghanistan atrocity increase.  

It is not a single individual who has done this thing; not an errant combatant or a “mentally-unbalanced soldier on a rampage” who killed these 16 civilians — among them nine children.

It is an entire ethos, a campaign in killing.

The United States and its allies have been “on a rampage in Afghanistan” for more than ten years, in an endless war, an endless occupation, causing endless slaughter.
The people of Afghanistan and a progressive vocal public in the United States and in the United Kingdom want the U.S. and UK out of Afghanistan. The just solution is withdrawal, now, of all foreign troops.

Today in London’s Trafalgar Square, Stop the War Coalition is holding a demonstration in protest of “the cold blooded killing of sixteen Afghan civilians.”

Sources and notes

At a September 21, 2001, public meeting in London, more than 2,000 people met   and formed the Stop the War Coalition.

Its aim — while condemning the attacks on New York and expressing great compassion for those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 — “to stop the war declared by the United States and its allies against ‘terrorism.’”

Their reasoning: “any war will simply add to the numbers of innocent dead, cause untold suffering, political and economic instability on a global scale, increase racism and result in attacks on civil liberties.”

At it’s the founding, the Stop the War Coalition called “on all peace activists and organizations, trade unionists, campaigners and labor movement organizations to join in building a mass movement that can stop the drive to war.…

“We are committed to opposing any racist backlash generated by this war,” they declared. “We will fight to stop the erosion of civil rights…The aims of the campaign are best expressed in the name “Stop the War Coalition.”

Stop the War Coalition’s address: 1B Waterlow Road, London N19 5NJ United Kingdom

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