UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
13-02-2009 15:32Please join the London Guantánamo Campaign and Brighton Against Guantánamo as we protest outside the US Embassy on Tuesday lunchtime calling on President Obama to deliver on his promises and his commitments to human rights and the rule of law by releasing Binyam Mohamed.
13-02-2009 12:2313th February 2009
Demonstration at Brighton Magistrate's Court in Support of the EDO Decommissioners
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It is time to take not only Obama to task, but faux progressives to task as well. They are the Obamites who claimed they would hold his feet to the fire if we would just shut up and let him get elected. It is time to protest against them too and call them out for being the hypocrites they are.
06/02/09: Administrative building of the police attacked with butyric acid
05/02/09: Attack against the CDU offices
01/02/09: „Car-Lofts“ attacked with stones and color
01/02/09: Several buildings spraypainted
31/01/09: Again two arsons against upperclass cars
30/01/09: CDU offices trashed
30/01/09: Porsche torched
28/01/09: Action against DHL: letter boxes painted olive green
28/01/09: BMW burned
27/01/09: Again a car burned in Berlin: state security investigates
There are disturbing signs that business as usual is planned, more witch-hunt cases will follow, and "war on terror" efforts will persist for another four years. It's not change to believe in, in fact, none at all at a time the need is greater than ever.
12-02-2009 12:23On 3 and 4 April the heads of state and government of NATO will meet in Baden-Baden and Strasbourg to celebrate NATOs 60th birthday. We think: 60 years of NATO are not a reason to celebrate, but a reason to resist nonviolently!
12-02-2009 10:19A copy of the motion of censure that Green Party councilors tried to table at 29 Jan 09 full city council meeting, is now available at the www.wikileaks.org website.
Convenors of the council meeting blocked the motion on 16th January 2009 just hours before EDO MBM was decomissioned by six peace activists.
The document was leaked because the Green Party said they would press release the refusal (see handwritten note) but never did.
12-02-2009 07:33“We don’t want your bloody valentine”
Feminists blockade Israeli state export company
Two days before Valentines day a group of 15 women have locked themselves to the gates of Israeli export company Carmel Agrexco to stop the delivery of Valentines roses. They were met with heavy force from security and police but are currently holding strong.
11-02-2009 23:59Disobey! & CAAT Day of Action rooftop protest over the University of Central Lancashire links with BAE systems.
11-02-2009 19:54UEA buliding Arts was occupied this by around 10-12 students tonight, the Union Council has voted to be support the occupation, security (initially heavy handed got suddenly more polite when the media and various onlookers turned up!) Below is a copy of the leaflet we are handing out...
11-02-2009 17:56Three people arrested after roof top protest about arms company BAE systems' involvement at University of Central Lancashire
11-02-2009 12:53Hi everyone, we signed up for a free 0844 number yesterday for our sab group to forward to our land line :)
10-02-2009 22:38Addressing a national television audience in his first White House press conference, President Barack Obama, promoting his economic stimulus plan, used unprecedented language to characterize the deepening economic crisis. He described conditions of rapidly rising unemployment, growing demand at food banks, widespread foreclosures, the collapse of consumer spending and the failure of small businesses.
Jean-Michel Boucheron, then outgoing chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group, said "that while Nato states did not have the same obligation to defend GCC countries as they would other alliance members in the event they were attacked, Nato would 'not remain indifferent' if a Gulf country were subject to aggression.
This is part 4 of a series, for parts 1-3 see:
09-02-2009 22:26Note: Soldiers in the UK can get confidential advice from an AT EASE voluntary counsellor, please phone 0207 247 5164 on a Sunday between 5pm-7pm.