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The Twenty-0-Three Initiative
Sydney peace groups begin vigil outside US Consulate
PNN exclusive 20 February 2006



Sydney peace groups opposed to the occupation of Iraq and US plans for a war against Iran today began a vigil outside the US consulate in Martin Place. The vigil is set to continue during week-day office hours until the global weekend of action against the Iraq war on March 18–19.

Lunchtime passers-by were addressed by long-time anti-war activist Donna Mulhern, Marrickville Mayor, Sam Byrne, Marrickville Peace Group convenor Nick Deane and Iranian refugee Mohsensoltany.