UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
17-12-2004 16:56A little bit long but do read on!
This is an extract from today's edition of The Independent...
...followed by a *SUBTLY ALTERED VERSION* of the same text.
16-12-2004 18:56In a landmark case, the High Court has ruled that the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights can be applied to UK troops serving in Iraq.
16-12-2004 18:32Journalist and community activist Kelly Minio-Paluello (23) was arrested brutally by Israeli Border Policemen while filming a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday outside Ramallah, Occupied Palestinian Territories. She is currently being held in Hadera Detention Centre awaiting deportation. Kelly has visited Cambridge several times. Her husband, Cambridge activist Mika Minio-Paluello, remains in Palestine.
16-12-2004 13:06Why have Soviet secret service 'KGB', General Yevgeni Primakov, as well as Markus Wolfe, the ex-boss of the ''STASI'', the equally feared former East German 'State Security Police' been hired by - and for - the US Gov't.?
15-12-2004 13:11Glasgow Anti War Action struck for the second day in a row yesterday when they blockaded BAe System's factory in Edinburgh. This is the facility at which they make components for cluster bombs. On Monday, the same network were involved in shutting down Weir Pumps for pillaging Iraq, and because of their connections with Halliburton.
Missile defence shield test fails
A target missile that was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base leaves a blue light over the night sky in California, 7 July 2000.
The Pentagon blamed the test failure on an.............
15-12-2004 11:45Naomi Klein audio (69 mins) from talk on the corporate rape and pillage of Iraq, from:
Making a Killing: The Corporate Invasion of Iraq
London Wednesday the 24th of November
Friends Meeting House
AUDIO: 69 mins 16 meg 32 kbps
NON PROFIT USE ONLY UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS
14-12-2004 20:44Support the broadbased, non-aligned, global "Remembrance: Once a year is not enough" campaign to deepen and extend Remembrance to encourage reflection, information-sharing, learning and actions around the eleventh of EVERY month "...because, as yet, we are neither remembering or learning enough to stop it happening". Here, we are posting a Faslane Peace Camp press release, some Eisenhower speech, and some breaking news.
13-12-2004 15:57G8 meets Middle East in Morocco under the guise of bring democracy to the Middle East.
13-12-2004 14:39This morning, 6 activists from 'Glasgow anti-war action' blockaded Weir Pumps Ltd in Glasgow who have been profiting from the war in Iraq. The company who are a supplier to Halliburton are part of a new campaign of direct action with the aim of causing the company sufficient disruption and economic damage, that they stop supplying components to Halliburton.