UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
25-09-2005 12:16After seeing four people carrying a yellow paperback in Hyde Park I decided to investigate further.
25-09-2005 11:52On our mainstream TV's and radios all over the world a different and false picture was mostly shown and heard, but it is safe to say that there were HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE marching against the US neocon government and the genocidal war in Iraq, yesterday in Washington.
25-09-2005 00:02An Iraqi judge said the soldiers were wanted in connection with the deaths of several Iraqis during a confrontation with British forces.
24-09-2005 23:06Saturday 24th saw yet another Stop The War Collalition march in London, this time under the banner 'Peace and Liberty'. Rather than ask people yet again about their opposition against the ongoing occupation of Iraq, we sought out people to express a wider analysis of the global war of capital against people. The interviews are available to download or you can tune in to rampART radio and try you luck.
24-09-2005 21:28Just heard 10pm news on BBC Radio Four and BBC News 24. Both simply repeated police estimate and did not mention Stop the War Cooalition's estimate of numbers on the march.
24-09-2005 13:52Hope is what sets us apart from the rest of creation. We can go beyond everything past and present in the power of the coming, the power of the promise. This was Jurgen Molt-mann's discovery in a British prisoner of war camp in WW2. Though not concrete, dreams can still point the way.
Two feeder marches headed towards parliament square where the main march was meeting - the demo ends up at hyde park for a rally.
Protests are also being held today in Washington, as well as in Glasgow and in Ireland.
24-09-2005 08:45One sergeant told Human Rights Watch: "Everyone in camp knew if you wanted to work out your frustration you show up at the PUC tent. In a way it was sport… One day [a sergeant] shows up and tells a PUC to grab a pole. He told him to bend over and broke the guy’s leg with a mini Louisville Slugger, a metal bat."
23-09-2005 14:38Irish independant news is reporting British covert action by SS similar during the war in Northern Irland is taking place in Iraq. This week two British covert soldiers were captured by Iraqi police which started the new violence against the British in Basra.
23-09-2005 09:25Allo allo allo - is that an RS-232 cable, sah?
If you think that the police's profiling of terror suspects is something that only happens to other people - think again. Today's panicky Plod doesn't seem to be very discriminating at all. And you could be next.
Techie David Mery has published an account of being arrested, and having his computers confiscated, because he happened to be wearing a rucksack on the London Underground the day after the 27/7 bombings. Or as phone blogger Russell Beattie put it -
22-09-2005 23:31Trial began last Monday of Danny Burns, Clare Grady, Teresa Grady & Peter De Mott on 4 felony counts arrising out of their noviolent occupation of their local mlitary recruitment centre (Ithaca, NY, USA) on St. Patricks Day 2003. More background & info www.stpatricksfour.org
22-09-2005 17:11As the super storm Rita rolls towards Texas this week, Al Qaeda has claimed responsibilty...
22-09-2005 13:26As a resurgent anti-war movement marches on Washington and London we might recall the efforts, and the victories, of a previous anti-war movement, of which Martin Luther King was a part.
22-09-2005 12:15Anti-war news from the USA: Cindy Sheehan Rips War Party in Baltimore Talk + Video