White Flag Revolution
General Peace Strike
Saturday 20th November 2010
SHUT DOWN WESTMINSTER /WHITEHALL
A non-violent direct action to shut down Westminster and Whitehall including other Cities and Towns across the United Kingdom starting on Saturday 20th November. Following the STOP THE WAR demonstration from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square proceed with us down Whitehall / Westminster carrying white flags for peace in order to make a historical stand from 4.30pm.
This will be a peaceful protest.
Bring tents, sleeping bags and refreshments, white flags, make banners, placards.
Be prepared to stay as long as needed.
Help leafleting and campaign with us to mobilise the widest possible support. Online media can also reach millions. Use Facebook, Twitter, your email, website, blog etc. Following the demonstration we need a 60,000+ critical mass of Volunteers to then proceed to Westminster and Whitehall to send a determined message to our Government that the war in Afghanistan must end!
“Everyone can make a difference”
This war is unwinnable
Please join this crucial demonstration in Westminster and Whitehall which will give back a voice to the antiwar majority in this country and tell the politicians the time for peace is… NOW!
The war in Afghanistan has entered its 10th year, longer than World War I and World War II combined.
⚫ 77% of the general public do not support the illegal war and occupation of Afghanistan.
⚫ 342 service personnel have been killed – twice the number killed in the Iraq war to date, with over 4,000 seriously wounded field hospital admissions,.
⚫Tens of thousands of unarmed innocent Afghan civilians have been killed since 2001, with 2010 the worst year yet.
Ministry Of Defence Operations Factsheets ref: http://www.mod.uk
Too many innocent lives in Afghanistan are being lost.
“Afghanistan Time for Peace.”
To Stop War – The People Must Stop!
The Orange Revolution staged by the people of the Ukraine, followed the 2004 Presidential elections, for which, it was claimed showed massive corruption, fraud and voter intimidation.
This democratic revolution was highlighted by a series of acts of civil disobedience, mass sitins and general strikes, with thousands of supporters camping out along the central streets of Kiev.
What was the Orange Revolution? Ref: http://orangeukraine.squarespace.com/revolution
“Lets UNITE now for future Peace.”
The people are saying;
“CUT THE WAR, NOT OUR BUDGETS!”
Listen to the people
Why it’s time for the troops to come home
We, the people, have nothing more to lose by taking a stand now for common humanity.
We need UK forces to withdrawn soon; we need to break the NATO coalition. If we don’t act now, this could result in an escalation of war into Iran.
So much bravery, loyalty, devotion; so many young lives already destroyed. Unmanned drone planes continue to bomb Pakistan daily, despite the fact that NO declaration of war has been made. This is not reported within mainstream media.
The war in Afghanistan is a mess. The insurgency grows, and why wouldn’t it: foreign troops have invaded and occupied their country! The people responsible for 9/11 are no longer there. So why are we?
Why are we offering up the lives of our sons and daughters every single day, for no reason anyone can define. The October 20th Governments budgets cuts are upon us. These are the severest spending cuts since the 1930s – all in order to fund an illegal war.
Prime Minister Cameron says our British troops will be in Afghanistan at least another five years at a cost of £5bn a year, while cutting child benefits to save £1bn a year and cutting housing benefit to
the poor to save £1.8bn a year.
Following the successful withdraw of our service personnel, we, as a country
must take responsibility for ongoing humanitarian aid and support to the people of
Contact phone number 07907233861, email email@example.com
Peace Strike is committed to bring our service personnel back from Afghanistan alive, and to aid in the prevention of further conflicts within the middle east especially Iran.