In 1990 Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, and following the initial arab shock, when the Saudi media ignored the event for three days, some support for Kuwait was mobilised in Western capitals. Arab students were bussed into London, and they joined arab residents of the capital city to march on Trafalgar Square.
The meeting was addressed by various groups including the exiled iraqi opposition who correctly smelled something bad in the West's attitude to the problem. After all both the USA and UK had previously backed Saddam in his war against Iran.
WHORES AGAINST WARS
The King's Cross Women's center is just the sort of organisation to draw the ire of John Major. Not only do they help prostitutes to organise against pimps, but to oppose the arms cartels as well.
The americans tried to fix a Palestinian Peace Process after the GULF WAR II. Lack of co-operation from various parties means that most palestinians are still second class citizens in the NEW WORLD ORDER.
Kuwait may be free from Saddam, but demonstrations are still not really allowed there. In addition the rich families enjoy the freedom to exploit many women from third world countries.
Some serious speeches were made in Trafalgar Square. Saddam's regime is only really loved by arms exporters, and to a certain extent the oil companies. Sanctions against Iraq are a useful way of regulating oil prices at a sure cost in human suffering.
The marchers pass the Albert Hall.
PUNKS FOR FREE KUWAIT
There were few people on this rally who were not of arabic origin, but these punks showed sympathy with the people of a small country which had lost its freedom.
Besides the Kuwaitis with their oil money, the Socialist Workers Party can also get a hard core of supporters onto the streets. As a vanguard party they hope to be able to get others to follow.
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