February 26, 2003
Calls for War
Ahmed Shames, Sama Hadad
& Abtehale Al-Hussaini
call for war
Iraqis have handed a petition to Tony Blair calling
for military action against Saddam Hussein.
Iraqi Prospect Organisation has collected more than
700 signatures backing war against Baghdad.
chairman Ahmed Shames says some of those who signed
are still living in Iraq.
petition also urges the Government to commit to establishing
a genuine democracy in Iraq after Saddam.
calls on the United Nations Security Council to use
"any means necessary" to rid the country of
IPO says many people in Iraq believe he can only be
removed by force.
Saddam is deposed, forming a new administration would
become the main priority, as in Afghanistan after the
ruling Taliban was defeated.
Iraqi opposition leaders have already worked out plans
for the transition to a democracy, should the situation