Edinburgh Stop the War announce a public meeting in Edinburgh on Saturday June 17th. The venue is the Augustine Church on George 4th Bridge (near the Central Library). The event starts at 2.00pm
The theme will be `HANDS OFF IRAN` as well as `End the occupation of Iraq` and `Bring the troops home now`.
The doors will open at 2.00pm for stalls; a video and Anthony Arnove’s new book `The logic of withdrawal` will be on sale.
The meeting starts at 3.00pm and high profile speakers include Alys Elica Zaerin of Action Iran, Anthony Arnove who is an author and activist, and Afghan Mohamed Asif.
Alys is the convenor of School Students against the war:
Here is a report from Indymedia about the July 6th walkout:
Anthony Arnove’s entry in Wikipedia:
Here is Anthony’s Z Net page:
Mohamed Asif, an Afghan refugee and an asylum speaker spokesman will also speak. He is featured in this BBC Scotland report:
The meeting is supported by Scotland against criminalising communities (SACC) whose website is: www.sacc.org.uk and Edinburgh CND.
The next meeting of Edinburgh Stop the War is at 7.30pm on Wednesday June 21st at the Friends Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh (near the Central Library). For more information please call: (07773) 3423051
A flyer for the public meeting, a map showing the location and photos of the three speakers are attached.