22 Jun 2008

Justice for Iraq

Don't think we will be seeing David Davis at this event but like me he is been in the Morning Star! big interview yesteday...!

A day conference
Saturday 19 July, London

Justice for Iraq is a call to action – a campaign that demands a complete policy reversal of those countries who have invaded and occupied Iraq since 2003. Ending the military occupation remains the most urgent priority. But Iraq will remain a broken nation without urgent measures aimed at delivering lasting peace and justice for its people and healing some of the wounds caused by this disastrous war.

Justice for Iraq will pressure Iraq's occupiers to:

withdraw their troops and privatised security forces;
restore Iraq's full economic, legal and political sovereignty;
dismantle the Green Zone and the other occupation walls;
clean up toxic and unexploded weapons of war;
release and compensate detainees;
assist refugees and displaced persons;
help Iraq to relieve dire shortages in food, water, energy and medical supplies;
agree to pay reparations for waging a war of aggression;
ensure that war criminals face justice.
These demands do not represent a complete or final list. This campaign is in the process of emerging and we are reaching out to build a network of organisations and individuals who share a similar goal. Join us on 19th July to be a part of debating, building and launching this campaign.

Speakers confirmed so far:

Hans von Sponeck, Former UN humanitarian coordinator for Iraq
Haifa Zangana, Iraqi writer and activist
Sami Ramadani, Iraqi Democrats Against the Occupation
Kamil Mahdi, Senior lecturer in Middle East economics at University of Exeter
Mazin Younis, Iraqi League
Ewa Jasiewicz, Hand Off Iraqi Oil
Greg Muttitt, PLATFORM
John Hilary, War on Want
Jehangir Jilani, Public Interest Lawyers
Liz Davies, Iraq Occupation Focus
Marion Birch, Medact
Milan Rai, Justice Not Vengeance
Sarah Parker, Coalition to Stop Deportations to Iraq
11.00-17.00, Saturday 19 July 2008
United Reformed Church
Buck Street, Camden (close to Camden Town tube)
London NW1 8NJ

Entry by donation (suggested amount: £7/£5 unwaged)

For more information download the event leaflet or visit the Justice for Iraq blog at: www.justiceforiraq.net.

Organised by Iraq Occupation Focus
Contact: iraqfocus@riseup.net

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