No war on Iran!

Joint Statement

10 January 2020

NO WAR ON IRAN!

We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned over the extremely serious and dangerous escalation of recent conflict between the US and Iran.    

Donald Trump’s reckless assassination of Qasem Soleimani was an act of war, and a provocation to escalate tensions in the region into another full-scale war. Since 2018, Trump administration has withdrawn from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or Iran Nuclear Deal and reimpose sanction on Iran. Now it goes further by inviting military retaliation from Iran with the assassinations of Iranian top officials. Donald Trump even threatened to attack 52 targets in Iran and impose sanctions on Iraq.

We shall not forget that how the US-led war on Afghanistan and Iraq over the last two decades had brought extreme terror, devastation, misery and suffering to millions of people in the region. The war on Iran and another military conflict in Iraq will only exacerbate and worsen the situation.

We call for:

  • an end to the belligerent actions and war-mongering rhetoric coming from the US;
  • the immediate withdrawal of US troops from Iraq;
  • restraint on the part of both the Iran and the US to avoid another war in the Middle East region;
  • an end to sanctions on Iran;
  • close down all US foreign military bases.

Endorsed by:

  1. Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM)
  2. Agora Society
  3. ALIRAN
  4. Amateur
  5. Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM)
  6. BANTU Misi Kemanusiaan Antarabangsa
  7. Baramkini
  8. Belia Harmony
  9. Beyond Borders Malaysia
  10. Borneo Komrad
  11. G25
  12. GERAK
  13. Gerakan Mahasiswa Maju UPM
  14. Gerakan Pembebasan Akademik (GPA)
  15. Happy Learning Books
  16. HORAS
  17. Ideal
  18. In Between Cultura
  19. Johor Yellow Flame (JYF)
  20. Justice for Sisters
  21. Kesatuan Melayu Nasional (KMN)
  22. KIPIDAP
  23. KLSCAH Youth
  24. Liberasi
  25. Malaysia Muda
  26. Martabat Jalinan Muhibbah Malaysia (MJMM)
  27. Nadi Mahasiswa Malaysia
  28. Negeri Sembilan Chinese Assembly Hall Youth Section
  29. Our Journey
  30. Parti Murba
  31. Pemuda PSM / PSM Youth
  32. Perak Civic Forum
  33. Persatuan Amal Progresif Malaysia
  34. Persatuan Kebangsaan Pelajar Islam Malaysia (PKPIM)
  35. Persatuan Komuniti Prihatin Selangor dan KL
  36. Persatuan Tiong Hua Negeri Sembilan
  37. Persekutuan Persatuan-persatuan- Persatuan-persatuan Lembaga Pengurus Sekolah Cina Malaysia ( Dong Zong)
  38. Pertubuhan Permata Perpaduan Islam (MAP)
  39. Pertubuhan Solidariti Hijau Kuantan
  40. Sahabat Rakyat
  41. Save Malaysia Stop Lynas
  42. SEJAGAT MALAYSIA
  43. SERUMPUN MALAYSIA
  44. SUARAM
  45. Sunflower Electoral Education Movement (SEED)
  46. Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy
  47. Tenaganita
  48. UTM-MJIIT Voices
  49. Socialist Alliance, Australia
  50. Socialist People’s Alliance Party, Egypt
  51. Europe solidaire sans frontières (ESSF), France
  52. Konfederasi Pergerakan Rakyat Indonesia (KPRI) / Confederation of Indonesian People Movement, Indonesia
  53. Partai Rakyat Pekerja (PRP) / Working People Party, Indonesia
  54. Pakistan Kissan Rabita Committee, Pakistan
  55. Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM), Philippines

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