Sydney peace groups begin vigil outside US Consulate
exclusive 20 February 2006
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 1819.
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.