UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
01-08-2008 13:46A former EDO Corp employee in the US claims that flaws in troop protection equipment made by a newly acquired subsidiary of the company were covered up so as not to place strain on corporate relationships.
29-07-2008 17:13Update on arrests following the Smash EDO Carnival Against the Arms Trade which was held in Brighton on 4th June (see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/southcoast/2008/06/400163.html)
29-07-2008 14:09The political system is corrupt, democracy is just a sham and we, the people are being repressed by a small number of faceless dictators who control society who through the use of fear have maintained their control over us. The time has come for this to end and for us to live in a real democracy and we can if we stop relying on a system that has failed us time and time and rely on ourselves.
29-07-2008 13:37Smash EDO Press Release
29th July 2008
Anti War Protesters on Trial For Conspiracy
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28-07-2008 18:59Hugo Chavez has been broadcasting his weekly Sunday telly show almost without fail now for many years. It both gives him an opportunity to get close to his people and also get up the noses of his enemies. Yesterday's show saw him speak of Colombia's "operation Jaque" which saw Ingrid Betancourt rescued on her 2321st day of captivity and the use by Colombia of the red cross insignia of the International Red Cross society as well as the logo of the pan-American TV network "TeleSur".
28-07-2008 18:31Across the world, a dangerous rumor has spread that could have catastrophic implications. According to legend, Iran's President has threatened to destroy Israel, or, to quote the misquote, "Israel must be wiped off the map". Contrary to popular belief, this statement was never made, as the following article will prove.
28-07-2008 18:13A group of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) are planning to start
up a GI coffeehouse near the entrance of the Fort Lewis military base
in Washington State. Though the project is still in its planning
stages, the idea is that it will be a center for supporting GI rights
and war resistance in the region, as well as a place for GIs to get
coffee right off the base.
28-07-2008 09:11A leading Jewish Human rights organisation speaks out.
26-07-2008 21:09Note that most of the definitives tossed about by these Extremists are unsourced at best.
26-07-2008 21:07Lashing out is about all these disgraced War Criminals have left.
Its hard to image what spending your 30th in a place like guantanamo must be like. Especially after years of confinement and torture.
26-07-2008 09:09AWPC were right all along
25-07-2008 18:14‘There comes a time when silence is betrayal’ (Martin Luther King) - Is it racist and/or Islamophobic to continue to subscribe to the official story of 9/11? Should we not denounce it as a racist rumour?
25-07-2008 12:03On 23rd July 2008 in Hove Crown Court Judge Hayward and two lay magistrates dismissed the appeal of an anti-arms trade protestor against his conviction under a council bylaw enforced under section 235 of the Local Government Act 1972 which makes it an offence not to desist from shouting, singing, drumming,or playing loud music in a street or public place when asked to do so by a police constable or anyone else. Marcus Wise is the first political protester in Brighton to be convicted under the bylaw since it came into force in 1998.
24-07-2008 10:38"Who says there's no anti-war movement in the United States? In the past two months, the anti-war movement has taken on one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the United States in an important fight. And so far, the anti-war movement is winning."
They will never tell us about our victories. That's up to us. General Joe
Yesterday (20 July), B'Tselem published footage it received of a soldier firing a rubber-coated steel bullet, from extremely short range, at a Palestinian detainee who was cuffed and blindfolded. The act occurred about two weeks ago in the presence of several security forces, among them the battalion commander, a lieutenant colonel, who held the Palestinian’s arm while the soldier fired.