View Full Version : Anti-War Protestor Brian Haw RIP (7 January 1949 – 18 June 2011)

Kid Ryder
19-06-2011, 12:52 PM
Just saw on Indymedia that long-time and ultra-determined anti-war protestor Brian Haw has died. For those who have forgotten, he was the protestor that kept a ten-year vigil on the Houses of Parliament reminding its inhabitants of the warmongering that is part and parcel of US/UK foreign policy. Such was the irritation his tableau caused MPs and peers that a law prohibiting protest in Parliament Square (but more specifically directed at him) was enacted, but found to be in breach of Britain's 'human rights commitments' in the high court - Mr. Haw kept his right to protest where he chose, suffering the multiple harassments HMG could throw at him. I and I am sure many others will give thanks for his determined stand against imperialist wars and for the public's right to protest. RIP Brian.

RIP Brian Haw - Indymedia Ireland (http://www.indymedia.ie/article/100038)

19-06-2011, 01:21 PM
One man can make a difference.

C. Flower
19-06-2011, 02:23 PM
Good job, Brian.


Seán Ryan
19-06-2011, 02:59 PM

Sam Lord
19-06-2011, 06:33 PM

19-06-2011, 08:30 PM
Any relation to Lord Haw Haw?

I jest.

C. Flower
19-06-2011, 08:33 PM
Any relation to Lord Haw Haw?

I jest.

As a long term peace activist Buddha, I'm sure that you know who Brian Haw is.

19-06-2011, 08:40 PM
I saw his protest some years ago, but I did not realise he was so determent. I now wish I had tried to meet him. He sounds like a great soul.
Brian Haw RIP

19-06-2011, 08:49 PM
Brian Haw;