Youth against the War circular, 7th March 2003
Derry Anti-War March
Saturday 8th March
Derry Youth Against the War will march as a contingent in the anti-war march on Saturday 8th. We will be meeting up at 1pm at Cafe Nervosa, Magazine St. for a brief meeting and to organise our contingent. We will have a big banner that will take up the bulk of the street.
The march will
take off from the Waterside Health Centre @ 2pm and make it's way into the
should insist that YAW has a speaker on the demo, especially after hundreds of
school students took part in our walk-outs during the week!
Contact on the day - Brendan 0779346661
Plans are also
underway to organise a Derry Youth Against the War co-ordinating meeting next
Tuesday after school, details will be announced shortly.
excellent demo in Newry is a credit to the YAW activists and the Trojan work
that was put in to organising it.
This Saturday there will be no meeting, so people can catch their breath. However, it may be necessary to have a meeting after school during the week - war could be any day!
Ring Gary on
90232962 for further details
Against the War will formally be established next Wednesday March 12th @ 3.45pm
in Enniskillen Library.
Enniskillen was no exception – hundreds of young people
walked out to show in a determined way their disgust at the planned war on
Iraq. Youth Against the War will now be establishing an official campaign in
the area to build the movement and organise for Day X. We want all students to
walkout on strike the next full school day after the war breaks out and hold
rallies in town centres. Make sure you come along to this important meeting.
Youth Against the War will now meet every
Tuesday @ 7pm at the Bridewell Centre, Broad St, Magherafelt
Already schools have been suspending people from
Wednesday. We now need to get a full list of everyone who has been attacked by
the schools. This is vital work, so please make sure to e-mail me with details.
There will be a press release and a strategy outlined in the next few days
which is needed to put huge pressure on the schools to withdraw all threats and
even an apology from schools which manhandled pupils and/or blocked entrances.
If any local papers report the demonstrations, please send copies into our office.
Keep in touch
Gary Mulcahy, Regional Organiser Youth
Against the War
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