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York Soldier speaks out against Afghanistan war

York Soldier speaks out against Afghanistan war

10:41am 24th October 2009

A soldier's expected to become the first serving member of the military to speak at an anti-war demo since start of the war in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporal Joe Glenton will be among thousands of protesters at the Stop
the War Coalition's march in central London this afternoon.

He went Awol three years ago as he didn't want to return to the country to fight in the war.

He's currently fighting a court martial for refusing to return to Afghanistan, he could be sentenced to two years in jail for his actions.

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