UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
16-02-2005 12:46There has never been an instance in recorded history when a nation that achieved military superiority did not attempt to dominate other nations. This is the inevitable result of gaining a strategic or technological ‘advantage.’ In view of the historical record, is it unusual that America would abandon its founding principles in favour of despotism and the pursuit of world domination? The path the US has taken is not new; it is a tired well-worn path that leads to certain destruction.
16-02-2005 11:59The House of Lords (Judicial Appeals Committee) has granted leave to hear the appeal of the Fairford Five including Toby Olditch and Phil Prichard of Oxford.
16-02-2005 10:55Ash Wednesday Demo
16-02-2005 07:53on Tuesday 15th Feb 05 there was an anti-war anti-g8 critical mass in nottingham.
15-02-2005 23:58The company EDO MBM has been deserted by its own lawyers, only
15-02-2005 22:45Account and analysis of the Palestinian Elections
15-02-2005 22:33On looking for info on todays "die in" at parliment square, i was suprised to find that there were only 100,000 people on the biggest demo in london, ie the Anti War demo on the 15th Feb 2003. And i thought it was between 700,000 and 2 million?!
At lunchtime today, anti-war campaigners in Swindon marked the second anniversary of the largest anti-war demonstration in living memory, by holding a ceremony at which the names of soldiers who had died in Iraq were read out.
15-02-2005 20:48I attended the ‘Stop the War’ protest in Parliament Square London on the 15 February 2005 and was shocked by the police’s hostile management of this event. I also got the chance to talk to a leader of left-wing politics for the last half-century Tony Benn.
15-02-2005 19:18Doctor Salam Ismael took aid to Fallujah last month. This is his story of how the US murdered a city
IT WAS the smell that first hit me, a smell that is difficult to describe, and one that will never leave me. It was the smell of death. Hundreds of corpses were decomposing in the houses, gardens and streets of Fallujah. Bodies were rotting where they had fallen—bodies of men, women and children, many half-eaten by wild dogs.
15-02-2005 18:40Socialist Worker publishes the first evidence of
a massacre of civilians by US troops in Fallujah
LONDON, 15 FEBRUARY 2005 -- In November of last year, US forces
in Iraq launched an all-out assault on the city of Fallujah. They claimed they were hunting down terrorists.
Tomorrow Socialist Worker carries the first hard evidence that the attack on Fallujah involved the systematic and deliberate murder of hundreds of civilians. We print at length the testimony of Dr Salam Ismael, who visited Fallujah last month with humanitarian aid from Britain...
15-02-2005 18:25The Iraqi elections have seemingly gone rather well and the anti-war lobby is taking a bit of a bashing from Michael Gove et al. In my experience, it was opposition to the invasion that re-politicised my generation. Is their re-awakening based on false premise?
A national demo has also been called for Saturday 19 March by the STWC, see details at http://www.stopwar.org.uk/
15-02-2005 15:06SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY: EXPLORING THE SAN FRANCISCO MODEL
NVDA workshop with the Seeds for Change training co-op in the run-up to George Bush's European tour. 11am – 5pm, London School of Economics, Clement House (NOT the Student Union as previously advertised), Room D202.