UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
20-03-2008 22:30Bikes not bombs are planning a bike ride from London to Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment
The bike ride is expected to take 3 days (22nd March - 24th March 2008)
20-03-2008 16:06Faslane anti-nuclear peace activists charged with offences under SOCPA discover that the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act is not so serious after all.
20-03-2008 12:05US President George W Bush addressed the nation yesterday, delivering a moving speech about the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Extracts reproduced below, with interpretation [in square brackets].
20-03-2008 11:46This morning eleven demonstrators, acting under the banner of Smash EDO, blockaded EDO MBM a weapons manufacturer in Home Farm Road, Brighton, to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
20-03-2008 01:41Two days ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start of the US- and UK-led invasion of Iraq, commando engineers sensitively staged a recruitment event in northwest London. Three anti-war protesters went along to try and persuade locals not to make the biggest mistake of their lives.
19-03-2008 20:37Police use 'grey area' licencing laws as a tool for censorship!
19-03-2008 18:01Five years into the war in Iraq, the primary source of instability is the continuing presence of U.S. troops. Iraqi public opinion and attack statistics strongly indicate that more than 80 per cent of the violence is directly or indirectly attributable to the U.S. military occupation. It follows that a ceasefire predicated on a decisive U.S. withdrawal of all troops and bases will actually help stabilize the country.
19-03-2008 16:14...or at least, they're trying pretty hard
18-03-2008 17:42an email from a friend is attempting to raise awareness of a march to Tibet by exiles...text below
18-03-2008 16:24Sussex Police have caused the Duke of York's Cinema in Brighton to cancel the showing of 'On the Verge' a documentary about local peace campaigners SMASH EDO.
Chief Inspector Laurence Taylor was quoted in the Argus newspaper as saying "We would never get involved with the certification of a film- it is not something we would do." However the council confirmed that the council had been contacted by Sussex Police about the film's certification.
18-03-2008 10:37Make a space in your busy schedules for the evening of 24th March, as activists from Brighton’s anti-arms trade campaign, Smash EDO, are coming to Oxford for a soiree of film and discussion.
18-03-2008 10:15..and why no mention of the Raytheon 9 by the Stop the War Coalition?
18-03-2008 07:50“RIVERS OF BLOOD START HERE”
Photo of DSEi Action,
18-03-2008 02:38Sen. John McCain plans at least one campaign event on his week-long congressional trip to Europe and the Middle East: a March 20 fundraiser in London.
18-03-2008 01:54Nations and U.S. territories within the Asia-Pacific region are treated as inferiors with limited sovereignty or agency in relation to U.S. foreign policy interests that go hand-in-hand with this racist/sexist ideology.
17-03-2008 17:52After months of publicity, Sussex Police chose late today to get the council to call up the local cinema, the Duke of Yorks, Brighton to cancel the showing of On the Verge, because it has no certificate!