CIVILIANS FOR PEACE
7th April, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRITISH PEACE DELEGATION HEADS FOR LIBYA TO CALL FOR AN END
TO THE KILLING
LONDON - ENGLAND
A twenty-five person peace delegation made up of academics,
lawyers, journalists and professionals will be departing
for Libya on 9th April, to call for an immediate ceasefire
in Libya and an end to all hostilities. This is the first
half of a two stage process that will involve
reconciliation talks with tribal leaders, government
officials and key opposition figures. After almost three
weeks of continual bombing by Coalition forces and heavy
fighting in key cities, countless civilians have lost their
lives and there appears to be no end in sight to the untold
suffering of the people. An immediate end to the conflict
and the protection of civilian lives is the aim of this
The Civilians for Peace Delegation will be meeting with key
officials and parties to the conflict and calling for:
1. An immediate ceasefire and an end to hostilities from
all sides, including NATO.
2. Immediate peace talks between representatives of
government and the opposition.
3. Fair and honest arbitration between the opposing forces.
4. The immediate positioning of credible and impartial
International Observers to monitor a possible ceasefire.
5. Humanitarian corridors to provide Medical assistance,
food and water to civilians in the affected areas.
In addition, the Civilians for Peace delegation will be
calling on the African Union to take a lead role in
arbitrating peace and for the United Nations to call an
immediate meeting of the General Assembly to discuss the
Libyan situation and the broadening crisis in the region.
The delegation will be leaving on Saturday 9th April @
5.45pm from Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport. There will be a
press statement made from Terminal 4 @ 2.30pm and members
of the public are encouraged to attend and to support the
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
DELEGATION REPRESENTATIVE: David Paul Roberts - Tel: (+44
SPOKESPERSON: Sukant Chandan - Tel: (+44 7854147868)
MEDIA: Ishmahil Blagrove - Tel: (+44 7958287687)