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Voices Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument

Tony Blair book launch party cancelled

A party to mark the launch of Tony Blair's new book tonight, which would have attracted protests from anti-war campaigners, has been called off, it was revealed today.

Blair pelted with shoes and eggs at book signing

Shoes and eggs were pelted at Tony Blair today as he attended his first book signing in the Irish Republic.

Peace protesters lose eviction fight

Peace activists camping in Parliament Square Gardens have lost their battle against eviction in the Court of Appeal.

Parliament peace protest gets reprieve on eviction

Peace campaigners facing eviction from Parliament Square were yesterday handed a last-minute reprieve by a Court of Appeal judge.

Peace protesters ordered out of Parliament Square – but Haw can stay

Peace protesters camped across the road from the House of Commons have been ordered to pack up and be gone by the weekend in a court victory for Boris Johnson.

Anti-war activists to stage budget demos

The Government will face a series of Budget day demonstrations today by groups opposed to public spending cuts and the war in Afghanistan.

Bid to evict parliament protesters back in court

A bid by the Mayor of London to evict peace protesters from Parliament Square returns to court tomorrow.

Anti-war protester battles to keep 'peace camp' open

The case of Boris Johnson versus Brian Haw and other protesters camped in Parliament Square opened in the High Court yesterday.

Peace protester Haw faces removal action

The Mayor of London is today bringing legal action to remove peace protesters camping in Parliament Square.

As foreign affairs enter the debate, so the anti-war protesters make their voice heard

Six people were arrested last night after police clashed with protesters in fractious scenes in Bristol hours ahead of the second leaders' debate.

Jail sentence for Afghan war objector

Nine-month term for soldier who went Awol to avoid redeployment

Anti-war march plan abandoned

Islam4UK last night abandoned plans for an anti-war march through Wootton Bassett, the Wiltshire market town where hundreds line the streets to honour British service personnel killed abroad. The plan had provoked widespread public anger.

Anti war anger over Question Time panellists

The BBC was involved in a fresh row over its flagship Question Time programme today when it was accused of not reflecting public opinion in a line-up of panellists set to discuss the war in Afghanistan.

John Rentoul: Anti-war bias exposed by anti-war campaigner

One advantage of being a true hardcore anti-war obsessive - I mean "doughty and dogged" - is that you do know a lot. Chris Ames realises that the reporting of the Iraq Inquiry is, as I suggested here, here and here, highly selective and biased:

Soldiers to join anti-war protest

Soldiers, ex-soldiers and military families are set to speak out against the war in Afghanistan before joining a protest tomorrow.

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