SSP Statement on
The Scottish Socialist Party today sends its
condolences to the families of those killed and injured in today’s bombings in
The SSP condemns outright the bombings which were targeted at working-class Londoners going about their daily lives. Many of those dead and injured would have participated in anti-war protests and would have taken part in the Make Poverty History protests over the past week.
Meanwhile, the men responsible for the war on
Today’s horrific events further expose the
of the claims by Tony Blair and George Bush that the wars on
Today’s wave of destruction also underlines the
futility of trying to defeat terror by ever more repressive legislation. As the
escalating violence in
The most effective action Tony Blair could now
take to make the
We note that neo-Nazi extremists are already trying to exploit today’s tragedy to whip up fear and hatred towards the Muslim population, the vast majority of whom completely reject acts of violence carried out against innocent civilians.
The SSP pledges to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Muslim community against all forms of racism and Islamosphobia.
Today’s horrific events are a further indictment of the world that the G8 leaders have created.
Until the swamps of poverty, war and injustice are drained, countless thousands more innocent people will die needlessly in the months and years to come.