No war on Iran Meeting – Sowerby Bridge

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No war on Iran Meeting – Sowerby Bridge

27th January 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Trump has escalated tensions in the Middle East to a dangerous level by assassinating Iran’s senior general Qassem Soleimani. Iran, Iraq and other actors have promised retaliation which could blow up to be a regional war potentially drawing in other countries including Israel and Saudi Arabia.

This escalation is simply the latest in an ongoing campaign by the US and its allies against Iran in the Middle East. The recent crisis is a direct product of the US attempting to reassert itself in the region after two decades of a failing ‘War on Terror’ policies have sent its influence into decline.

Boris Johnson appears to be singing the tune of Trump by defending the US actions against Iraq and Iran. Contrast his position to Jeremy Corbyn’s who very clearly condemned the US actions and strongly urged for de-escalation.

We must do all we can to campaign for peace and de-escalation in the Middle East. Join us at this public meeting to discuss the next steps for the anti-war movement.

Steve Bell Stop the War national executive committee member

Invited to speak: Alice Mahon former Halifax MP
More speakers tbc


27th January 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hollins Mill
12 Hollins Mill Lane
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire HX6 2QG United Kingdom
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