Remembering Iraq

In 2005 Edinburgh Stop the War held an exhibition of photographs taken in Iraq by Annette Lamont and David Lynn.   The photographs were taken in Baghdad and Takri between February and April 2003; a period that covered the lead up to the US-UK attack and invasion and the impact of the attack itself. Annette and David were among 40 ‘Human Shields’ who stayed in Iraq … Continue reading Remembering Iraq

The bloody record of UK foreign policy

The Minister for the Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, has made the unbelievable claim that no civilians have been killed by UK bombing in Iraq and Syria in the last few years. This is a shameless lie considering that Britain has dropped more than 3,400 bombs on those two countries by October last year. Even Air Marshall Greg Bagwell, a former deputy commander of the Royal … Continue reading The bloody record of UK foreign policy