Protest against Afghanistan war

Issue 

The seventh anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan was marked by a protest calling for the withdrawal of all foreign troops, organised by the Stop the War Coalition (StWC) on October 7. More than 100 people participated.

Featured speakers at the Sydney rally included new WA Greens senator Scott Ludlam, Marlene Obeid from StWC, Simon Flynn from the Fire Brigade Employees Union and Greens state parliamentarian Sylvia Hale.

StWC is organising a public meeting with Martin Reusch and Carmela Baranowska — both eyewitnesses of the Afghanistan war — on October 20 (see page 23 for details).

If you like our work, become a supporter

Green Left is a vital social-change project and aims to make all content available online, without paywalls. With no corporate sponsors or advertising, we rely on support and donations from readers like you.

For just $5 per month get the Green Left digital edition in your inbox each week. For $10 per month get the above and the print edition delivered to your door. You can also add a donation to your support by choosing the solidarity option of $20 per month.

Freecall now on 1800 634 206 or follow the support link below to make a secure supporter payment or donation online.