UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
13-10-2006 21:56WAS ON THE TUBE AND SPOTTED A NICE PEACE OF ACTIVISM.
The U.N. refugee agency said thousands of Iraqis are fleeing the country every day in a "steady, silent exodus". While about 50,000 Iraqis returned home from neighbouring countries last year, only 1,000 did this year, thanks to the ongoing war and the increasing sectarian violence it created in the country.
13-10-2006 18:16by Democracy Now
13-10-2006 11:10These posts are from a Brighton based activist spending part of October in occupied Palestine with the International Solidarity Movement, a network of international activists set up to support Palestinian non violent resistance agaisnst Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. In these posts I will be writing short accounts of aspects of the occupation and resistance…
In October I will also be trying to foster grassroots links with grassroots organisations in the Jordan valley region, the most fertile area of the West Bank in danger of annexation by the Israeli state suffering from exploitation by Israeli and international corporations...
13-10-2006 10:45Several days ago, Al-Mahdy militiamen came from Al-Thawra district and the surrounding districts in Baghdad to rush madly upon attacking Khan Bany Saad Village, Diyala Governorate East of Baghdad.
13-10-2006 02:07A former Army intelligence and public affairs officer, Captain May, delves into the dark issue of whether the Bush admininstration has already planned its October surprise in the form of a war with Iran -- and whether the American Establishment is going along with the idea.
In an interview with Channel 4's Dispatches, to be aired on Monday, former home secretary David Blunkett admitted that he suggested to the war cabinet during the 2003 invasion of Iraq that Britain's military should bomb Aljazeera's television transmitter in Baghdad. Two weeks after Blunkett urged the prime minister to attack al-Jazeera, the American military bombed the station's Baghdad offices, killing journalist Tareq Ayoub.
12-10-2006 19:35The website campaigning to secure a full public and parliamentary debate on the replacement of Britain's nuclear weapons system, Trident has been growing rapidly, today passing the 500 signatories mark.
The death toll in Gaza reaches to seven, five from the same family, while in the West Bank army invades cities and takes prisoners, these stories and more coming up stay tuned.
12-10-2006 15:00Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of peace activists charged with conspiricy to cause criminal damage to Iraq bound B52 bombers
12-10-2006 14:00Public meeting with two UK activists on the theme of the "war on terror" at home and abroad. Part of the the "No More Fallujahs" month of action against war and occupation: www.rememberfallujah.org.
12-10-2006 08:01According to a study published Wednesday in the British medical journal the Lancet, the US invasion and occupation of Iraq are responsible for the deaths of an estimated 655,000 Iraqis.
12-10-2006 06:27In the july-war on Lebanon, as well as Israel as Hizbollah have committed serious human rights viollations and warcrimes against as well the Lebanese civilian population as the Israeli civilian population.
Despite the ''justifications'' by both parties, they are both subjective to International Humanitarian Law, which forbids, under all circumstances, military attacks on civilians
11-10-2006 22:43Amazingly, the CIA’s favorite newspaper, the Washington Post, is reporting this morning that “American and Iraqi epidemiologists [estimate] that 655,000 more people have died in Iraq since coalition forces arrived in March 2003 than would have died if the invasion had not occurred
11-10-2006 22:17By Friday October 6 in this foul year of our Lord 2006 it was already labelled a riot across nearly every Rupert Murdoch freebee newspaper and every copy of the Evening Slander in the city. In the spirit of the war on terror fearful names were back in the mainstream headlines again. No, not Al Qaeda. Not even the IRA. Nor the Fathers for Justice gone rabid or militant pro-fox hunting farmers armed with fire works and tweed jackets. No. This time it was the Wombles. Violent anarchists. Masked anti-capitalists intent on destroying parliament and pulling the plug on UK democracy.
Army kills one resident near Eretz border crossing in Gaza, while in the West Bank one is killed in Nablus and prisoners are taken in morning invasions to several other cities. These stories and more, coming up, stay tuned.