UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
19/12/08: Luxury Condo-project attacked, Berlin
18/12/08: Colour attack on fashist shop, Nuremberg
17/12/08: Tank redesigned, Colbitz-Letzinger Heide
17/12/08: Colour to police station, Mannheim
27-12-2008 12:35Mayday! Mayday!
27-12-2008 11:52The Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign (www.bigcampaign.org) is issuing an international call to action against Carmel-Agrexco next February. Carmel-Agrexco is the Israeli national exporter of fruit and vegetables and imports large quantities of goods from illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land.
27-12-2008 10:57The Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group are looking to find a committed group of people seeking a village to twin with in Palestine. The 5000 people of Al Mazra’a al Qibliyah –located not far from Bir Zeit in the West Bank- are experiencing increasing violence from the surrounding settlement Talmon B and are therefore in need of a strong campaigning support network.
26-12-2008 14:20In two deeply cynical statements, two conservative US politicians admit delight at the killing and maiming of even their own soldiers in Iraq, as well as certainty the the US would have gone to war with or without 'knowledge' of weapons of mass.
This speech might give us a clue why the Iranian president is far more popular in Latin America, Africa and Asia than his imperialist counterparts.
24-12-2008 01:18at westminster court, judge caroline tubbs banned brian haw (the parliament square peace protestor who has been there for more than seven years) with an exclusion order covering the westminster area. barristers eventually managed to have the ruling suspended pending an appeal, but the threat is still very much there.
18-12-2008 17:46Trident Ploughshares Press Release – Thursday 18 December 2008
Long-standing peace activist and member of nonviolent direct action group Trident Ploughshares Sylvia Boyes, from Keighley, was today sentenced to three months’ imprisonment at HMP New Hall, West Yorkshire by Bingley Magistrates' Court. The sentence was issued for Sylvia's refusal to undertake “community punishment” for her part in an action against US "missile defence" at Fylingdales Ballistic Missile Early Warning Station in North Yorkshire on 6 August 2008, the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima .
18-12-2008 17:42During August 2008, to mark the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, Sylvia Boyes cut the fence at Fylingdales Radar station near Whitby. Today (18th December) Sylvia (aged 65), a dedicated peace campaigner, was sentenced for 12 weeks by Bingley Magistrates Court for her action at Fylingdales. Her protest was against Fylingdales role as an early warning radar station, part of US Missile Defense.