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'War On Iraq: Is it also a war on our communities? The implications for BME Londoners?'

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Whilst only 20 per cent of Londoners support Britain joining a US-led action against Iraq without United Nations approval, 72 per cent oppose it (YouGov survey, Feb. 2003). What does this mean for democracy? The Black Londoners Forum host the first of a series of community forums

'War On Iraq: Is it also a war on our communities? The implications for BME Londoners?'

Time: 6pm
Date: 27th March 2003
Venue: Committee Room 5, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London (Nearest tube station London Bridge)

The Debate will examine the following:

• Whilst only 20 per cent of Londoners support Britain joining a US-led action against Iraq without United Nations approval, 72 per cent oppose it (YouGov survey, Feb. 2003). What does this mean for democracy?
• What are the possible repercussions of conflict on BME communities?
• Will war provoke more acts of terrorism in the future?

Taking part in the panel discussion and answering questions from the floor will be:

George Galloway (MP for Glasgow Kelvin)
Mike O'Brien (Foreign Office Minister) TBC
Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham
Michael Gove(Assistant editor of the Times)
Dr. Ghada Karmi (Palestinian Academic)
Mundher Adhami (Iraqi exile)
Dr.Joanna Spear(Dept of War Studies Kings College London)


The event will be chaired by Lee Jasper (Race Advisor to London Mayor)
As there are limited places please confirm your attendance by calling Ruhul Tarafder at Black Londoners Forum on 020 8709 9781 ,07956 398739 or email ruhul@blacklondon.org.uk

The Black Londoners Forum
\"Making London work for black minority ethnic Londoners\"
The Black Londoners Forum
18A Victoria Park Square
London E2 9PB
info@blacklondon.org.uk
Tel no. 020 8709 9781/ fax 020 8983 6830

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