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Sunday, 20 March 2011

Libya: Stop the Bombing - Protest at Downing Street: Sunday 20th March 3pm

CND regrets the British government’s decision to pursue military intervention in Libya and opposes the current attacks taking place on Libya.  http://www.cnduk.org/

CND urges a political and diplomatic response to the Libyan regime's ceasefire declaration. Intervention is difficult and dangerous and runs the risk not only of major civilian casualties - and some have alreday been reported - but also escalation into a major war in Libya and even further afield.

The lessons of the last decade’s interventionist wars have not been learnt: military intervention is not the answer to the just demands of the Libyan people for freedom and democracy. CND urges political solutions including increased sanctions on the Libyan regime and calls on the British government to guarantee that civilian life will be protected and depleted uranium munitions will not be used in any attacks.