Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Stop the War!

On this day, the fourth anniversary of America's War on Iraq, I thought I'd bring you some images from anti-war demonstrations around the world. (Thanks, Yahoo News!)

Thousands of anti-war banners fill the streets.
Anti-war demonstrators arrive at the Pentagon during a march to protest the US presence in Iraq, 17 March 2007.

Impeach Bush posters.
Anti-war protesters march across 42nd Street in New York City, 18 March 2007.

Code Pink's Impeach banner.
Members of the anti-war group Code Pink protest outside the San Francisco City Hall during a demonstration to mark the 4th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, in San Francisco, California March 18, 2007.

Stop War - face painting.
Against the war : A Muslim demonstrator gets her face painted with anti-war slogans during a protest against the fourth-year anniversary of the US-led occupation of Iraq, in front of the United States embassy in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ant-war banners in San Fran.
Anti-war protesters march through the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, March 18, 2007, to mark the fourth anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq.

I'm 88. The war's a mistake. WWII vet.
Wearing his original uniform and a Purple Heart medal, Harold Unsicker, 88, joins thousands of anti-war demonstrators gathered in San Francisco on Sunday, March 18, 2007. Unsicker received his Purple Heart while serving in Italy during World War II.

Wage Peace - Impeach Cheney & Bush now. War is terrorism.
Joan Shapiro marches during an anti-war protest in New York, Sunday, March 18, 2007. Hundreds of anti-war activists, calling for the 'defunding' of the war in Iraq or the immediate return of U.S. troops, marched through Manhattan on Sunday and took their case to the offices of the state's two Democratic senators.

Jesus is not a Republican. And God is not in the White House.
Pat Meany marches during an anti-war protest in New York, Sunday, Mar. 18, 2007.

Demonstrators in the snow.
Demonstrators hold signs and sing during a protest against the Iraq war, Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Bangor, Maine. Antiwar activists gathered in dozen of towns and cities across Maine on Sunday in a storm-delayed show of opposition to the Iraq war timed to coincide with its fourth anniversary.

Not one more death. Not one more dollar. Bring them home.
Fred Bailey of Bangor, Maine, heads home after protesting the Iraq war, Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Bangor. About 500 people participated in the rally.

Bush, blood on your hands.
A protester wearing a mask of U.S. President George W. Bush, holds a banner reading "Bush, blood on your hands" in red, during an anti-war protest in front of the U.S. embassy in Brussels, marking the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, March 18, 2007.

Ant-war protest in Tokyo.
Around 2,000 demonstrators marched through Tokyo on Sunday, protesting the Iraq war as well as hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's attempt to revise the pacifist constitution.

Flag-draped coffins in Hollywood.

A fleet of coffins.
Demonstrators carry mock coffins during an anti-war rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, in Hollywood, California March 17, 2007.

Stop US war.
A protester holds a couple of candles to mark the 4th anniversary of the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a protest near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines Tuesday March 20, 2007. Peace activists in the Philippines, joining a global protest, mark its fourth anniversary by calling an end to the war in Iraq.

US fatalities: 3,217.

US wounded: over 24,000.

Iraqi fatalities: no-one knows, because America doesn't care enough to count. Estimates vary between 65,000 and 600,000.

Cost of war to America: $2 billion per day. Currently at $463 billion and counting.

Weapons of Mass Destruction found: 0.


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