UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
19-02-2008 11:45With the total or partly blockade on Gaza, the Israeli authorities are guilty of crimes against humanity
19-02-2008 06:11On Friday 15 February, London Catholic Workers Zelda Jeffers and Fr. Martin Newell appeared before Stratford Magistrates for pouring fake blood on Excel Centre, East London the first morning of the DSEI Arms Fair 12th September 2008. The Custom House entrance was closed to both the sellers and buyers as a result.They were charged with criminal damage at one of the entrances to the
18-02-2008 23:06A series of events took place in London this week calling for justice for Guantánamo detainees past and present, and for the detention camp to be closed down, taking in protests outside the Spanish Embassy and Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London Fashion Week and a packed meeting with Moazzam Begg in East London.
18-02-2008 19:03LOCAL campaigners stage demonstration against UK oil companies profiting from the Iraq war as part of a Global Day of Action to say ‘Hands Off Iraqi Oil’. A few local residents will be dressed as typical ‘robbers’, to represent the oil companies. The staged dialogue between these ‘robbers’ and local anti-war campaigners will explain the relationship between war, oil and profit to local passers-by. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN IN PLEASE SEE CONTACT DETAILS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION!
18-02-2008 14:10The Nottingham Evening Post reports:
The Ministry of Defence has asked Nottingham to lead regional celebrations for National Veterans' Day in June.
18-02-2008 12:23The incursions on civil liberties in the United States in the past 25 years, and particularly since 9-11, are mind-boggling. It matters not whether you are a Democrat or Republican, rich or poor, conservative or liberal, you have been deprived of substantial freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, unnecessarily, in the War on Terrorism. Fear the loss, perceive the danger, and do something about it!
The calendar may say 2008, but, increasingly, we’re living in 1984. America may not have concentration camps yet, but we’re sure enough working on ‘em.
17-02-2008 14:51Sullivan writes that a (ruling class) “consensus” agenda for endless war and increased repression will be in effect regardless of who is president. He challenges the reader to pick who could best implement all this in the face of global isolation and profound domestic alienation. And, in the process, he sheds light on the real role of elections in this society.
17-02-2008 02:09Harold Pinter, the Nobel Prize in Literature 2005
Video of his lecture:"Art, Truth & Politics"
45 minutes about US imperial policy, war and truth. Watch here:
16-02-2008 15:12To mark the fifth anniversary of the 2,000,000-strong anti-war demo in London, members of the Sheffield Activist Network (SAN) blockaded the city's military recruitment centre on Church Street.
16-02-2008 02:04So case after case after case falls apart due to the abject lack of evidence to support the Official Conspiracy Theory, yet we're still expected to swallow this fairy tale, and allow those proven, pathological liars and killers who concocted it to continue with their most heinous international crimes, based solely on that Theory ...
Britain's nuclear weaponary.
15-02-2008 15:46A lock-on blockaded the Army recruitment office in Sheffield city centre today.
15-02-2008 11:34Where to Now Then?
It's five years on since millions marched against the invasion of Iraq.