UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
01-09-2006 07:31Unexploded Israeli cluster munitions dropped during the 34-day war in Lebanon have killed at least 13 civilians and wounded 50 since the ceasefire took effect on August 14. About 100,000 unexploded cluster bomblets litter the country, preventing large numbers of people from returning to their homes. Israel’s bombardment of urban and residential areas with cluster munitions was a deliberate tactic by the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to terrorise the Lebanese people and prevent refugees from returning to their homes.
01-09-2006 03:27Three years of pre-trial hearings later, the trials of Margaret Jones and Paul Milling - who disabled vehicles at Fairford air base in Gloucestershire in the lead up to the bombing and invasion of Iraq - are due to begin on 4th September, and are expected to last until 18th September.
01-09-2006 01:1329th August 2006 – Reading Magistrates Court
Two people from the international Vine and Fig Tree planters (Post Protest Community) who planted trees in Aldermaston in August 2005 begin to augment the altering of matters by appearing in Reading court to initiate changes themselves.
31-08-2006 19:57Are we due for the much-discussed "next 9/11" in Chicago, on or around 9/11, 2006? A former Army intelligence and public affairs officer, the commander of the cyber-intelligence group, Ghost Troop, writes a powerful letter of warning to the US Army Inspector General and other US VIP's, warning that the next set up event is ready to be staged in Chicago between 9/7 and 9/11, 2006 -- and the newspapers are telling all about it in advance.
31-08-2006 17:31So what about the Brough BAe noise demo?
This posting, made a while ago, has asked for support for a noise demo against a large, power using, weapon making factory(hawk jets - for the UK government/military) tomorrow, Friday 1st September.
Join us on our National Demonstration to commemorate the 5th anniversary outside the US Embassy, Grosvenor Square in London on 11 September 2006 from 12:30pm -2:30pm. Supporters are urged to bring a flower to lay at the 9/11 Memorial Tree and wear black in memory of all those who have lost their lives.
31-08-2006 15:30A Euro citizens 'inspection' against the proposed and currently fairly secretive plans for a new type of mini-nuke is to be held in SW France 22-24 Sept 2006
31-08-2006 12:55The National Nuclear Security Administration (Nevada Site Office) has plenty on subcritical nukes, however yesterday's test is not up yet. The February Karakatoa tests are up, complete with videos - watch 'n' learn!
31-08-2006 06:50If Iran were to be invaded and defeated, much as Yugoslavia was by NATO, Khuzestan could find itself in a "state of autonomy" under Anglo-American protection much like Kosovo. Something Iran would never accept. It is also no mere coincidence that the British government—whose forces are bordering Khuzestan—have strong ties and nurture separatist movements outside Iran declaring to represent Khuzestan. It is also these groups or self-portrayed ‘fronts for independence’ that claim to be behind attacks in Khuzestan, Iran; something that the Iranian government has repeatedly held the British government, along with others, responsible for.
30-08-2006 18:26Independent Financial News
Wednesday August 30th 2006
30-08-2006 18:24If a Democratic president and vice-president had behaved similarly to Bush and Cheney, they'd have been in the impeachment dock in a minute.. Winning in November is our job, our moral duty.
30-08-2006 14:26Safety regulators say they have seen nothing to persuade them that Oldbury nuclear power station is safe to restart - and despite the industry spending more than £2 billion researching the safety of graphite reactor cores, both reactors are due to shut early September (i).
30-08-2006 13:20A look at the crippling tendency for dedicated activists to live in their own self-defined, encapsulated social scenes, cut off from the larger social groupings that could provide a base of political support.
Lawfulness of Trading with Settlements.