Cities jammed in worldwide protest of war in Iraq
Saturday, February 15, 2003 Posted: 6:23 PM EST (2323 GMT)
3 million take part in anti-war protests in Rome
One of the biggest anti-war demonstrations on the European mainland has taken place in Rome. Its unclear just how many people took part but according to some estimates as many as 3 million people. Rainbow colours a symbol in Italy of a growing peace movement. With the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi one of George Bush's closest allies in ...
Britain's largest ever peace protest held in London
Over a million people have marched through London, in yet another show of public solidarity against an attack on Iraq. It is widely believed to be the largest protest in British political history. Demonstrators lined the streets for over five kilometres. Starting at two separate points, they converged in Picadilly Circus and then moved ...
Thousands take part in anti-war protests in France
Around 200,000 people took part in an anti-war demonstration in Paris, with smaller protests held in provincial cities around the country. The comparitively small turnout in France is being attributed to the fact thatthe French government has already taken a stand against military conflict in Iraq. The country's position has put it at loggerheads ...
Protesters hold signs during a demonstration against a possible war with Iraq at the Mahoning County Courthouse in Youngstown, Ohio.
Public join politicians in opposition to war
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in a massive anti-war rally in Berlin. Across the country, it is predicted around six hundred thousand Germans showedtheir oppostion to war. One demonstrator said: "We are afraid for our future and the future of our children. We want to say it cannot be done like this, one country saying we ...
Protesters have gathered around the world, in the U.S., Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Asia, to protest war against Iraq.
CNN's Beth Nissen reports many believe debate on a war in Iraq has been muted and news media have ignored dissenting voices. (February 15)
Gallery: Scenes from key international demonstrations
• Gallery: Asian antiwar marches
• Gallery: Voices of dissent
• Blair: More time for inspectors
• Violence at Greek antiwar rally
• Previous inspectors' report
• U.S. reaction to earlier report
• Interactive: Council on Iraq
• Latest: Iraq Tracker
• Explainer: Al Samoud
• Special Report: Showdown Iraq
Will this weekend's anti-war protests have any effect?
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Huge crowds of anti-war demonstrators jammed into downtown New York on Saturday as protesters in dozens of U.S. cities joined large crowds worldwide in voicing opposition to war with Iraq.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of London to voice their opposition to military action against Iraq.
Police said it was the UK's biggest ever demonstration with at least 750,000 taking part, although organisers put the figure closer to two million.