|On Tuesday April 17 2018, over 200 people attended a Newcastle Stop the War Coalition protest at the Monument, Newcastle to condemn Trump, May and Macron's bombing of Syria and call for no more bombings. The protest was chaired by Tony Dowling and speakers were Conor McArdle - Unison, Ann Schofield - Newcastle city councillor, Jamie Driscoll - Northern Regional Organiser, Momentum, Mollie Brown - North East People’s Assembly Against Austerity, Pam Wortley - Sunderland Stop the War and Roger Nettleship - convener, Newcastle Stop the War. Finally Ron Brown - a singer song writer sang for the protest., Newcastle Stand Up To Trump.
Speaking at the event Newcastle Stop the War said that; "we say today to Trump, May and Macron as we said to Bush and Blair this is 'Not in our Name'. That’s why we need to build our Stop the War committees here in Newcastle and the north east with the necessity to fight for an anti-war government in Britain."
Coming Meeting on Iraq
‘The Iraq Invasion 15 years on: consequences, lessons and alternatives’
Monday 30 April at 18:00–19:30 UTC+01
Daysh Building G.05, Newcastle University
Chris Nineham, co-founder and vice chair of Stop the War Coalition
James Megoran, director for rapid response, Archbishop of Canterbury's Reconciliation Ministry
Craig Jones, lecturer in human geography, Newcastle University
Chair: Jackie Leech Scully, Martin Luther King Peace Committe
Organised by Newcastle Stop the War, Newcastle University's Power/Space/Politics research group, and Martin Luther King Peace Committee.
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