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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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"The West Must Withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan"

27-07-2005 17:27

British author Tariq Ali urges political change after the terrorist attacks in London. "Great Britain's political elite deny this connection (Blair as US cheerleader in the Iraq war).. It is possible Blair will turn from this course since public opinion is against him.."

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Hiroshima Day

27-07-2005 11:26

On 6th August, 12-2pm, Oxford peace groups will be gathering to remember the devestation caused when an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima 60 years ago.

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Blair government threatens to sue Craig Murray, ex-Uzbek ambassador

27-07-2005 09:42

The Foreign Office is threatening action against Craig Murray, the former ambassador to Uzbekistan, if he publishes an unauthorised book attacking the use of intelligence obtained under torture.

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Peace Tax Seven at the Royal Courts

27-07-2005 08:09

Judge refuses to give leave for judicial review

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Peace Not War Workshop on Saturday

27-07-2005 00:37

check out the music jukebox

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On the police murder & increased repression in UK

26-07-2005 17:50

The AWTWNS packet for the week of 25 July 2005 contains two articles, all in this file. They may be reproduced or used in any way, in whole or in part, as long as they are credited. For the AWTW news service, go to

• A shot in the head: Blair answers terrorism with promises of more killing abroad and at home
• UK: More repression in the name of “security”

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Stop Shoot To Kill, Stop The Bombings, Troops out of Iraq - STW Coalition Lobby

26-07-2005 17:42

STW Lobby of Downing Street Thursday 28th July

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Protest Against Killer Cops - Scotland Yard noon tomorrow

26-07-2005 15:57

Demonstrate outside Scotland Yard tomorrow at noon against killer cops, against shoot-to-kill and for justice for Jean Charles de Menezes.

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Another death - another demo

26-07-2005 15:43

A demonstration has been organised to protest against the state's latest shoot-to-kill policy which resulted in an innocent man being shot to death on a train last Friday by terror police.

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26-07-2005 12:06

Thursday 28 July 2005, 7.30pm, Oxford Town Hall.

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Vigil and protest at Stockwell, Monday 25th July

26-07-2005 08:49

A brief report on the vigil and spontaneous protest that took place last night (Monday 25th July) at Stockwell.

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Carr gets advice on public transport bag searches

25-07-2005 20:30

Extra, extra read all about it!
Yeah just like everyone else and that is: ensuring opposition to pre-emptive, illegal and degrading wars and holding all war criminals accountable for their war crimes against humanity that is, unless you want to continue to give up more of what's left of your civil liberties and live in a war-zone.

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Fixing facts: How Western leaders are in denial

25-07-2005 18:30

Someone should swab the toilets in Congress and the White House, like they did at the European Parliament, finding “substantial amounts” of coke. Jesus, what are these people on?

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Stockwell Tube Peace Vigil, Tonight Monday 6pm

25-07-2005 15:33

Following the death of Jean Charles de Menezes on Friday 22nd July Lambeth Stop the War Coalition have called a Peace and Solidarity Vigil at Stockwell tube station at 6pm tonight, Monday 25th July. All sections of the community are invited and strongly encouraged to attend.

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London shooting viewpoint from the Germany newspaper Die Tageszeitung

25-07-2005 14:17

From Germanys Die Tageszeitung. Frontpage headline ‘Deadly Mistake’.

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International law and suicide bombing - Its the target that counts!

25-07-2005 11:56

With the current concern about suicide bombing the media debate seems to have forgotten to focus on the target of the attackers rather than the mechanism. Suicide bombings do not equate to terrorism and terrorism cannot be defined by the method of attack.

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Smash EDO Protest Camp 13-19th August

25-07-2005 11:38

Still twiddling your thumbs after G8?

Smash EDO are planning a week of action and peace camp against the arms trade in the Wild Park, Mouslecoomb, Brighton from 13-19th August 2005

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Cuban Internationalism.

25-07-2005 05:23

This excellent speech by an Australian economics lecturer is a must read for anyone interested in Cuba.

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Audio from vigil for Jean Charles de Menezes, murdered by police

24-07-2005 21:32

Audio taken from a vigil of round eighty people outside Stockwell train station in south London, England, sunday morning (24th July) to remember Jean Charles de Menezes, shot dead by police last Friday. The police have since admitted that they killed an innocent man.

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Rape and Murder photos from Abu Ghraib

24-07-2005 21:15

US govt tries to block release of censored photos and recordings from Abu Ghraib. Looks like they're going to come out anyway though: probably timed to do maximum damage to BushCo.