Stop the War

One Year Since Charlie Hebdo, There Remain Many Assassins Court Toujours

David Browne | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

While we certainly cannot ignore the influence of religious fundamentalism worldwide in suppressing freedom of expression, I would submit that the future of free speech in Britain will depend rather on the willingness of those who believe in free speech to stand against criminalising offensive speech for its own sake...

No, the Tricolore Is Not Like the Swastika or the Banner of ISIS

David Browne | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

That there is reason to write the headline of this piece should be concerning in itself. On Sunday, Rhodes Must Fall Oxford leader Ntokozo Qwabe descr...

Jeremy Corbyn, Stop the War, and the Reprise of McCarthyism

John Wight | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Politics
John Wight

The moral bankruptcy that underpins British political and cultural life today is such that if Jeremy Corbyn had attended a Start the War rather than a Stop the War fundraising dinner recently, many of his critics would today be hailing him as a future prime minister.

Kurds Challenge Anti-war Leaders in London

Gary Kent | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

'Stop the war, destroy the Daesh genocide and rape machine' was the ironic slogan held up by Kurds as supporters of the Stop the War Coalition - stopp...

Hundreds Of Stop The War Protestors March On Downing Street

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Hundreds of people marched in central London on Saturday to protest UK airstrikes against Syria. Stop The War protestors marched from BBC Broadcast...

Miliband Tells Labour To Focus On Fighting The Tories - Not Corbyn's Political Engagements

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 12.12.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has urged Labour to get on with fighting the Conservatives as controversy and infighting continue to rage within the party. Speaking on...

Corbyn Praises Stop The War As A 'Vital Force'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has praised the Stop the War Coalition as a “vital force at the heart of our democracy” and hit out at its critics for wanting close...

The Rise And 'Fall' Of The Stop The War Coalition

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to severe ties with the Stop The War coalition, amid a series of controversial statements about terrorism and air strikes...

My Life as a Jihadist Sympathizer

Matt Carr | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Politics
Matt Carr

No writer can be entirely assured that readers will understand what they write in the way that they want, but there are times when you really wonder ...

The Waugh Zone December 10, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday December 10, 2015… 1) CAM GOES TO THE POLES David Cameron is in Poland on the l...

Stop the War Coalition: Comparing Isis To Hitler Is Wrong And We Are The Victims Of A Smear Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Politics

It is wrong to compare so-called Islamic State with Adolf Hitler, the Stop the War Coalition claimed today as it attacked MPs with “little grasp of ...

The Syria Vote Aftermath Has Shown the Worst of the 'New Politics'

David Browne | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

In the aftermath of the vote on whether to bomb ISIS in Syria, the new Labour Party will have to face some uncomfortable questions about the new direction in which Corbyn wants to take, spurred on both by Corbyn's supporters, and by the group that now seems to take pride of place in Corbyn's foreign policy: Stop the War Coalition.

Caroline Lucas Quits Stop The War Coalition In Light Of Paris Attack Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Politics

Green MP Caroline Lucas has quit as patron of the controversial Stop the War Coalition after the group claimed Paris had "reaped the whirlwind of west...

PM's UK ISIL Terror Plot Claim Under Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Politics

None of the seven terror plots foiled in the UK over the past year was directed from Syria, senior MPs have been told by security and intelligence sou...

The Waugh Zone December 7, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday December 7, 2015… 1) LONE WOLF, BRUV? The horrific Leytonstone knife attack had s...

Corbyn WILL Go To Stop The War Xmas Event

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has given his full backing to Stop The War's "vital, democratic" campaign and is set to defy his Labour critics by going ahead with a pl...

SNP's Mhairi Black Shows Solidarity With 'Don't Bomb Syria' Protest

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics

SNP MP Mhairi Black has spoken in solidarity with anti-war protestors outside Parliament, telling them there are politicians that “stand with them...

Anti-War Protesters Branded Misogynistic After Targeting 'Childless' Stella Creasy

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

An anti-war demonstration has suffered a huge backlash over claims it targeted the home of Stella Creasy, with one person saying this was ok because s...

11 Pictures From Tuesday's Emergency 'Stop The War Coalition' Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK

More than a thousand protesters flocked to Central London on Tuesday evening, braving the iced November air to urge MPs to vote against extending Brit...

Stop The War Protest: 'This is a war that doesn't even have the support of the Daily Mail.'

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Politics

Stop the War convener Lindsey German tonight told hundreds of protestors she is “ashamed” that Tony Benn’s son, Hilary, is “leading the drive ...

After Paris: We Must Not Give in to Terror, Nor Be Afraid to Fight It

David Browne | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics
David Browne

We must seriously consider intervention - or at the very least increased support for Kurdish forces on the ground - against ISIS precisely because ISIS's grievance is not interventionist Western foreign policy, but the very values of the West themselves.

'We Failed In Afghanistan'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK

Anti-war campaigners said the UK's mission in Afghanistan had failed and had left a legacy of tens of thousands of civilian deaths as well as a series...

Pictures Capture Sea Of Protesters As Gaza Demo Snakes Through London

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK

Tens of thousands of people have turned out in central London to protest the bombing of Gaza which has so far killed close to 2,000 people. The dem...

We Are Many: Film Review

Marienna Pope-Weidemann | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Politics
Marienna Pope-Weidemann

15th February 2003: we know it was the biggest protest in world history. We know that millions of people who'd never before felt like they could make their voices heard by taking action, marched in the streets of 800 cities to say 'Not In Our Name'; that they dared hope for peace, but were committed by their governments to a bloody and illegal war.

Caroline Frost

FILM REVIEW: We Are Many - Tireless, Ambitious Filmmaking

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

It took director Amir Amirani eight years and two re-mortgages to bring this to the screen, and it shows. 'We Are Many' is an incredibly ambitious...