The leaflet we produced for the day war broke out.
If they want war ......
you read this, this country is officially at war with Iraq. The UK spent thirty years in building up Saddam Hussein,
arming him, supplying him with weapons of torture, weapons of death and weapons
of mass destruction. When he was no longer useful, he was encouraged to invade Kuwait and “reclaim” what was
“rightfully his”. When he followed up on this encouragement, the British and
American governments declared war on him, his country and his people. Over the
last twelve years, British and American pilots have spent millions of pounds
dropping thousands of bombs on Iraqi towns and villages. They have killed
children, workers, livestock and old people.
British and US governments have spent the last twelve years blocking imports of
essential medicines to Iraqi hospitals. The UN itself has suggested that these
sanctions may have resulted in the death of half a million children aged under
5. The total number of dead Iraqi civilians is estimated to be around 2 million.
in the UK, there were no huge protests at this long drawn out torture of the
Iraqi people. The truth was never told to the majority of English people, but
some groups kept an eye on what was
happening. Thanks to them, when it became clear that the USA wanted to go to war
some time last year, the resistance kicked off. Bush could have bombed the hell
out of Iraq months ago, but our resistance stopped him...until now. Blair is
finished, because we resisted. The world stood up to the blustering monster in
Washington because we resisted. The whole future of world politics is different
because we resisted.
is currently using our taxes to murder and maim innocent civilians. The bombs
that we paid for will poison the land, leave thousands homeless and condemn tens
of thousands of starving children to an early grave. But our resistance will
help the long-suffering Iraqis survive, long after their enemies have been
written into history. Bush and Blair are not attacking as the Strong men of the
Universe. They are attacking as desperate bullies.
resistance is needed now more than ever. We have seen how ineffective protesting
peacefully is. The peaceful nature of the protests so far has been laughed off
by the very people who are now slaughtering thousands as you stand there reading
this. The time has come to up the ante. The time has come to fight back. Now we
should bring the war to the warmongers.
disobedience will hamper their war effort. Take on your MP in any way that seems
appropriate. Join every protest. Start up your own anti-war group at work or in
your neighbourhood. Block roads. Graffiti walls. Don’t pay your taxes if
they’re going to be used to murder young kids.
WAR ON THE
WARMONGERS! SOLIDARITY WITH THE KURDISH AND IRAQI PEOPLES! RESIST BY ANY MEANS
Let's give them war