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AA wrote:

It was one of the most memorable days of my life, being with people from so many walks of life.

In February 2003 I was in Montreal, Quebec and it was a day I will never forget: Quebec Civil societies organisations came together to organize the biggest Demonstration in the History of Canada! Despite the freezing temperatures (-26 C), more than...

I gathered at Warren Street underground station on Tottenham Court Road with a group of friends at around 10am. We marched all day and only made it to Green Park underground station on Piccadilly by 4pm, because there were so many people on the...

adamnewby wrote:

In February 2003 I was living in London. I remember September 11th 2001 because I was working at the same company I work for now, NewsNow.co.uk. We watched events unfold on an old TV in the office while trying to keep the web site up and running...

Alan wrote:

Trains were cancelled, shortened, delayed. One eventually came but they would not allow any passengers aboard. An announcement was made that we would be taken by bus to another station. We were taken by a very circuitous route and on our arrival...

i did not march, but in my heart i was marching...i was praying instead!
i went to syria on an interfaith peace pilgrimage,
flying through a wall of media created fear,
as Bush threatened to bomb Syria.
arriving in a...

Aljch wrote:

I travelled down by coach from Manchester to London with several friends. I will never forget the awesome silence of that day. Due in part the soberness of our mood as we feared the warmongers had already made THEIR decision, but also to the fact...

Amir Amirani wrote:

I was in Berlin in the week before 15th February 2003, at the film festival. When it ended, many of us took to the march in Berlin. It was the biggest gathering I had ever participated in.

When I returned to London, I heard about the...

Amy Crane wrote:

I got the train down from St Neots (Cambridgeshire) with my first child who was three and a half months old at the time.  Without the use of a mobile phone (yes, really) I managed to meet up with my parents who had come down on a coach from...

Andrea wrote:

Marched for hours with the Sheffield Samba Band, carrying a big base drum amongst the huge crowd was exhilerating to say the least. We never made it to Hyde Park to hear the speeches, there were just to many people in front and behind us. More...

Anna Baba wrote:

    I was living on a small Scottish Island at the time. The prospect of a war so many did not want, made me want to
join those trying to avert it. First, I wrote an article published in The New Statesman, then I wrote a...

annikenhoel wrote:

In Baghdad, together with hundreds of people from the peace movement. It was an extraordinary atmosphere in the streets of Baghdad.

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Making anti-war Speech at Montreal's biggest Demonstration ever in front of 150.000 peoples!
Misha Carders photo
Hyde Park, London 15/2/03
Hyde Park, London 15/2/03
Amy with baby Eleanor (3 and a half months old)
Tolpuddle Martyrs 175th anniversary 25th April 2009
Rachel Mulliner
15 Feb 03 Norwich Stop the War embankment Peter Offord
Peter Offord chair NStWC and Ellen
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Tanya, Alan and Al 15 Feb 2003
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Peace is the only way
Iraq War Protest at Seattle Center
New York City, February 15, 2003
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