[Marxism] Who initiated F15 international day of action?

LouPaulsen LouPaulsen at comcast.net
Sun Jun 6 22:12:25 MDT 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "Juan Fajardo" <fajardos at ix.netcom.com>
> If I recall correctly (most of the websites with the info have been
> updated or are down, by now), the initial idea for an international day
> of protest came from activist groups in the UK, primarily the
> London-based Stop the War Coalition.  The idea was proposed to a
> anti-globalization conference in Cairo, which approved it and adopted
> February 15th as the date.

My first idea was that the date was chosen by the European delegates to the
Cairo conference, but I see that the Copenhagen statement (see my other
post) was dated a few days before the Cairo conference.

LPa





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