Stop the War

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 | 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...

Tony Benn's Life In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK

Tony Benn, who has died at the age of 88, enjoyed a vast political career which spanned almost six-and-a-half decades, from the relatively humble begi...

Tony Benn Dies Aged 88

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Politics

Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn has died at home at the age of 88, his family said today. The former cabinet minister died this morning at his ...

Poppies and Poppycock

John Sargeant | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
John Sargeant

Remembrance Sunday was a time to reflect for veterans on lost comrades in arms, for family and friends to recall loved ones to mind and for all to honour the service past and present of armed forces throughout the Commonwealth. Gradually humanists are being allowed to take part in services, though this is still far from the norm.

MoD Confirms UK Using Armed Drones In Afghanistan

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

After the Ministry of Defence confirmed the UK's use of armed drones in Afghanistan, anti-war protestors are set to gather outside an RAF base in Linc...

Were You There? Revisiting The Iraq Demonstration, A Decade On

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

In February 2003, London was consumed by a huge demonstration against the invasion of Iraq. A decade on, the Huffington Post joined one of the organis...

Jessica Elgot

'We Had No Idea How Massive This Would Be' (PICTURES) | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

It remains the biggest demonstration in British history, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on February 15 to oppose Britai...

'Shameful Day' For UCL As Blair To Speak At Secret Event

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A leading London university has been criticised by anti-war campaigners over a "secretive" speech being made by former prime minister Tony Blair. U...

Hundreds Rally At Anti-War Protests

PA | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK Politics

Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in central London today at a demonstration against Western intervention in Iran and Syria. The rally, orga...

Trafalgar Square Protest Calls For Afghan Withdrawal

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

The names of 120 servicemen and women who died serving in Afghanistan have been read out at a protest in central London to mark the tenth anniversary ...

To Kill Or Not To Kill That Is The Question

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Politics
Clare Macnaughton

As an atheist, pacifist, feminist, omnivore mother and wife of a military Chinook pilot the morality of killing is something I have pondered often. Is...