UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
09-05-2006 11:19Organising meeting for a Parade for Peace and Understanding is this Thursday (11th) at Matilda from 7pm. The parade is planned to have a rainbow colour scheme of diversity and a junk band sound!
09-05-2006 01:57Let us set aside for the moment the US Government's obligation to provide for the troops in the field. Let us set aside for the moment that private companies are being paid vast sums of money to get food and water to the troops in a timely manner.
By leaving the troops so hungry they have to ask the Iraqis for food, the US Government has opened the door to mass poisonings of our troops by the resistance, now that it is known the US troops are going hungry.
09-05-2006 00:09Brian may be evicted tommorrow the 09 of may 2006. Keep eyes and ears peeled. If not 2mo then in the next couple of days.
08-05-2006 17:04The next Block the Builders blockade to disrupt construction work on the new Orion laser facility at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston will be on Monday 15th May.
08-05-2006 16:06Listen to the Daily News Audio report recorded from Occupied Bethlehem for May 8th 2006 http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/05/9709.php
08-05-2006 13:21Fresh from the presses of the English language version of the Bulgarian 'focus-news.net' (where else) is a most telling tale - President Ahmadinejad writes to President Bush, and, you guessed it, President Bush claims not to receive the letter. If anyone else can confirm this story, (Iranian, American, Swiss or other) then please post here.
SMASH EDO PRESS RELEASE
DATE: 7th May 2006
EMBARGO : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Andrew Beckett or Sarah Johnson
WARMONGERS SURRENDER IN HIGH COURT
FINAL VICTORY FOR PEACE PROTESTERS AGAINST ARMS
COMPANY’S HIGH COURT HARASSMENT CLAIM.
The attempt by arms manufacturers EDO MBM to restrict
protest outside their Brighton factory has ended in
expensive failure. Their attempt to secure a
no-protest exclusion zone with an injunction under the
Protection from Harassment Act has ended in
unconditional surrender after a year-long High Court
battle. The case is estimated to have cost the
upwards of £1 million and this week US parent company
EDO Corp announced 2.7 million dollars losses this
year and citing losses from legal actions as a
contributing factor. EDO MBM will pay the protesters
costs, expected to be tens of thousands of pounds.
trial for a military train blockade in fall 2004. The public prosecutor
asks for a sentence of one year’s imprisonment, while the activist’s
lawyer pleads for acquittal. The trial has been postponed already two
times, the last one because of the absence of the witnesses (4 policemen)
for the prosecution without giving any reason.
07-05-2006 11:12With Gen. Michael Hayden's nomination to run the CIA, a military officer is in charge of every major spy agency. He must also sort out how the Orwellian 'National Clandestine Service' fits in with the CIA and other intelligence agencies. Now the killers run the cemetery.
07-05-2006 10:49Students of the Nottingham Student Peace Movement have decided to hold a die-in on May 9 in protest at the University's lack of progress in switching its investments to funds that are ethically managed.
07-05-2006 02:35"The crash was followed by riots in which five Iraqis, including two children, were reportedly killed. They are thought to have died when a jeering mob celebrating the deaths of the servicemen clashed with British soldiers trying to secure the crash site."
06-05-2006 17:59As part of the May Day festivities, Moshe changes his name to reflect his new revolutionary identity.
06-05-2006 17:55Of course, weknow that the Bush/PNAC Regime is not interested in peace, because with peace, there is no plausible "justification" for their planned, permanent military presence in Iraq.