Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has given the order to increase Australia?s
military presence in Afghanistan by 450 - making a total of 1,550.
* Join Stop the War
in a protest vigil and speakout in the city next Friday afternoon, May
8. Come along to tell Mr Rudd that he is sending more soldiers to join
an illegal, Bush-era war against people who had no connection to 9-11,
in a struggling, damaged and deeply impoverished country.
The people of Afghanistan need our support to begin a new era of peace,
self-determination and improved quality of life. They don?t need more
pointless destruction of innocent lives and property...