Counter demo


“We appeal to our people, of all political, national and religious affiliations, to unify their efforts and firmly confront those criminal elements who attempt to obstruct the reconstruction of our country and the restoration of its sovereignty and independence, as well as building a free, peaceful and democratic Iraq, where equality and social justice prevail for all.

Political Bureau, Iraqi Communist Party, 20-8-2003

“The Anglo-American military occupation of Iraq must be ended, the Communist Party political committee agreed at the weekend.
It expressed support for the mass resistance to the occupation now developing among the Iraqi people, and backed calls for a public enquiry into the lies told by the Blair government in an attempt to justify the aggression.”

Political Committee, Communist Party of Britain, June 20 2003.