UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
Nov) which opposed the 'home coming' parade by the notorious RIR regiment of
the British Army.
There was a large Ógra Shinn Féin presence on the day, with young
republicans travelling from across Ireland.
The rally/march was calling for an end to the ongoing illegal occupations in
Ireland, Iraq, and Afghanistan and also to demand the truth for the hundreds
of families who have been bereaved through the official British state policy
of collusion and state murder. The UDR/RIR themselves where part and parcel
of the murder machine.
07-11-2008 21:15Representatives of the Atomic Weapons Establishment near Aldermaston in Berkshire have met calls for their resignation after they visited the University of Birmingham to recruit students into the development and manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.
07-11-2008 11:34127 states have backed a second resolution highlighting health concerns over the use of uranium in conventional weapons. Several key states including Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands and Finland changed their positions to back the resolution.
For the full report please visit: http://www.bandepleteduranium.org/en/a/204.html
06-11-2008 13:08Press Release from Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT)
5 November 2008
As the Spirit of Christmas Fair opened in London this morning, its owners Clarion Events faced ridicule over their assertion that they were "entirely comfortable" with their recent purchase of arms fairs. A peaceful protest by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) saw campaigners dressed as Santa Claus and elves carrying sacks of weapons rather than presents (photographs available on request).
06-11-2008 10:40Smash EDO Press Release
To highlight just how dubious many of the exhibitors at this event are, some activists decided to go along today.
05-11-2008 21:23Following last week's very successful Big Blockade of the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/10/411729.html , Government cover-ups over the development of new nuclear warheads at the site continue.
05-11-2008 12:58Hampshire police have taken one of the activists arrested at the first edo demo on june 4th into custody for further questioning they arrived at the house on behalf of sussex police and arrested the activist for violent disorder, the activist was arrested at the first edo demo and has been on bail since for conspiracy to commit criminal damage, conspiracy to commit aggrevated tresspass and breach of s14.
05-11-2008 10:35Clarion are the organisers of several international arms fairs, including Europe's biggest, DSEi which is held in London every two years. They are also the organisers of the recent Baby Show at Earls Court and this week's Spirit of Christmas fair at Olympia. What better opportunity to congratulate Clarion on its diverse product portfolio by getting along to Olympia and indulging in some creative campaigning? Saturday might be a particularly good day to put in an appearance, possibly in costume.
05-11-2008 09:50yes, with only two rooftop occupations, a noise demo and about twenty arrests in the last 3 weeks, it was time they pulled their finger out!
04-11-2008 18:09Alongside activists from No Sweat and Animal Friends, members of the newly formed Kick 'Em Off Campus network visited the Yorkshire Autumn Graduate Careers fair to let military recruiters and arms dealers know exactly how welcome they are at our university.