[pdf http://18.104.22.168/cpgb-ml/wp-content/mediasomalia_20070317.pdf 700 800]Public meeting
Saturday 17 March 2007, 5.00pm
Saklatvala Hall, Southall
Dominion Road, off Featherstone Road, UB2 5AA
[10mins from Southall rail station, facing Dominion Car Park]
Speakers include: Mohammed Hassan (expert on Horn of Africa, Workers Party of Belgium)
Fed up with chaos, violence and insecurity, the overwhelming majority of Somali people rallied around the armed forces of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) which routed the US-backed warlords out of Mogadishu in June last year. For the first time in 15 years, ICU rule brought to the Somali people a semblance of order, national identity and the prospect of a peaceful future.
The US wanted to win back control of the Horn of Africa, so Ethiopia with the full support of the US and in the name of the so-called Transitional Government launched a devastating unprovoked war of aggression against Somalia.
Progressive people everywhere not only condemn this outrageous invasion of Somalian territory, but are also sure that the aggressors will be dispersed, just as in 1993.
US and its allies: Hands off Somalia!