Parliament Waking Up

Published on September 10, 2013 by

This video, introduced by journalist Joshua Blakeney, offers a selection of the best anti-war speeches delivered during the House of Commons debate on Syria that took place on August 29, 2013. The Con-Dem Coalition had proposed taking Britain into yet another war to help destabilize one of Israel’s adversaries, Syria. However, unlike in 2003 with the Iraq war, a sufficient amount of British MPs were able to see through the war propaganda and voted to refrain from deploying UK forces to flight against the people of Syria.

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