UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
28-03-2005 05:17The US Army's 7,500 military recruiters, saddled with "a quota of two new recruits a month" and pressured by the Army brass, are on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
27-03-2005 16:14SMASH EDO PRESS RELEASE
26th March 2005
EMBARGO: For Immediate Release
This is the first time that groups outside of the Animal rights movement have found themselves issued with intended injunctions at the High court.
Over 1000 people are connected to the groups listed in the injunction, most people in the anti-war movement in Brighton are members of Sussex action for peace, Smash Edo etc.
Several hundred thousand people assembled in the middle of London last Saturday as a timely, pre-election reminder to the government that many people still do not support their phoney war for oil.
The acting may be dated, but the cautionary message remains just as chilling...so, turn up the sound, dim the lights, and remember... Big Brother is watching you!
25-03-2005 23:43Recent Noam Chomsky lecture in Edinburgh on tuesday
25-03-2005 21:35There have also been recent actions against the Arms Trade in Scotland, with a 20-people blockade of BAe's facility at Crewe Toll, and a banner drop in Edinburgh amongst them.
25-03-2005 21:2230 people attended the inaugral meeting of Oxford 9/11 Truth on Thursday 24th March. The meeting consisted of a 40 minute talk by Nick Kollerstrom from the London 9/11 sceptics group, and a presentation of the DVD "In Plane Site".
25-03-2005 14:59Two years after being shocked and awed into `freedom', freedom on the ground is a meaningless concept for large swathes of the Iraqi population. Sunnis and Shiites alike tell Asia Times Online of a brutalization of everyday life.
The very impressive documentary "Why we fight" by Eugene Jarecki. Absolutely the most brilliant film about America's militairism i've ever seen. In january, this new film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
24-03-2005 17:03INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION IN SOLIDARITY WITH
PALESTINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS - APRIL 18
Call for demonstrations on April 18th at ICRC offices!
Demand that the ICRC take public action against
Israel’s treatment of Palestinian political prisoners!
24-03-2005 07:53beyond formal (massive) protests:
24-03-2005 07:49"... we may be right or we may be wrong, I mean people have their different views about why we're doing this thing. But the oil conspiracy theory is honestly one of the most absurd when you analyse it." Tony Blair, 6 Feb 2003