6.30pm Wednesday 4th April
Organised by Iraqi Democrats Against Occupation
John Rees Stop the War Coalition
Sabah Jawad (chair)
Speaking at a Respect Foundation public meeting at SOAS on 12 February George Galloway explained why we must oppose imperialist intervention in Syria. His speech can be watched in the videos below.
By Andrew Williams
The UN General Assembly motion on Syria agreed last week, condemning President Assad and calling for him to step down, was organised by the US and its closest allies, including Saudi Arabia, to try to give legitimacy to their growing intervention in Syria.
By Jane West
As the imperialist intervention in Libya moves into its endgame with the NATO pounding of Sirte, the West’s attention is moving more decisively towards the situation in Syria.
So far the imperialists have drawn back from openly threatening military intervention. This is not because it is not on their agenda, but because a number of factors have temporarily stayed their hand.