Bradford Stop the War Coalition 20 March 2008

Rally and Vigil in Bradford to mark 5 years of war

Anti-war protestors gathered in Centenary Square to hear Waheeda Shaffi read out names of Iraqi and British dead to a background of Bach played on a viola.
Speeches were made by:
Ash Ali, prospective Respect candidate in Manningham
Peter Brierley, Military Families Against the War
Sarah Cartin, CND
Rev. Geoff Reid, Lib Dem
David Ward, Lib Dem
Mukhtar Ali, Lib Dem
Rev. Chris Howson, Bradford Stop the War
Marouf Shaffi, British Muslim Initiative

Rally in Centenary Square, Bradford, 20 March 2008

Ash Ali addressing rally in Centenary Square, Bradford, 20 March 2008Reading the names of the dead, Centenary Square, Bradford, 20 March 2008Peter Brierley speaking ar rally in Centenary Square, Bradford, 20 March 2008
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Bradford Stop the War Coalition (affiliated to the National Stop the War Coalition) is a loose grouping of individuals and organisations united in their horror of a war that still continues and is still killing innocent people every day.

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