Jeremy Corbyn's Stop The War speech is 15 years old today

Despite millions in more than 600 cities across the world taking part in co-ordinated protest, the war went ahead

Tom Richell
Thursday 15 February 2018 11:07 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn’s passionate Hyde Park Stop The War Speech in 2003

Jeremy Corbyn's iconic Stop The War speech happened 15 years ago today.

The then Labour backbencher spoke passionately against the UK's involvement in the Iraq war.

On that day, 15 February 2003, millions of people in more than 600 cities across the world took part in the co-ordinated protest.

Just over one month later, on 19 March, American forces backed by a coalition mainly consisting of UK troops invaded Iraq.

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