UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
To regard those acts as definitely other than criminal and immoral—as most Americans do—is to believe that anything—anything—can be legitimate means: at worst, a necessary, lesser, evil. At least, if done by Americans, on the order of a president, during wartime.
08-08-2009 09:12The Canadian parliament bowed to the will of the people in 2008 and
announced a withdrawal from Afghanistan no later than 2011.
It is time for the Browne government to honor the will of the
British people and withdraw.
07-08-2009 21:58The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.
President Suleiman asked for the full and unconditional implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1701, for the preservation of Lebanon’s "right to defend itself and liberate its land by all legitimate and available means”.
05-08-2009 14:56"This morning’s televised threat by coup General Romeo Vásquez Velásquez to “go after them” – the leaders of the civil resistance to the coup – also included broadcasters and journalists.
Radio Globo, after its first shutdown at the hands of military soldiers, won a court order to reopen and has broadcasted constantly since June 29. If not for its news team and conductors and the thousands of calls they have received live on the air from Honduran citizens, the nationwide public would not know the real facts about what has been happening to their country."
04-08-2009 21:34Disarm DSEi has announced Barclays will be a target during protests
planned to take place in the City of London next month, stating that Barclays,
having messed up the economy, is now dependant on financing one of the most
destructive trades on earth in order to maintain their directors big pay
cheques and bonuses.
04-08-2009 19:33FIRST BRITISH SOLDIER TO PUBLICLY SPEAK OUT AGAINST AFGHAN WAR
04-08-2009 17:59Demonstration against company making military parts used in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan
04-08-2009 17:03The clock is ticking on this coup regime. And on television this morning, one could see the fear in the eyes of the macho generals that try so hard to show a fearless face. Their days are numbered, not because the other countries of the hemisphere and the world reject the coup, but so much more importantly, because the Honduran people are organizing to put a stop to it all by themselves.
The coup generals don't have an end game.
The civil resistance does, and is unanimous in it: The toppling of the coup regime, the reinstatement of the elected government, and a Constitutional Convention to remake their nation in a more authentically democratic form."
04-08-2009 09:27"It turns out that AFP’s make-believe “journalist,” Francisco Jara knew full well that his statements about military-style “training exercises” by what he called “Zelaya’s ‘popular army’” were false and he chose to lie about it anyway. The proof of his deceit comes from AFP’s own photographs, like the one above. The exercises – see for yourself – were more akin to a Sunday Easter egg hunt or picnic than the conspiratorial scenario conjured by Jara in his felony against journalism."
03-08-2009 11:31Journalist Bibi van der Zee reports in the New Statesman on the recent Peace News Summer Camp in Oxfordshire.
02-08-2009 23:06Apart from the few blogs on Honduras that we've all been scouring, I think it is of great interest and importance how the argument is being portrayed in the minor US media. You certainly get more facts and coverage in the minor US media than the entitre UK media outlets which are still only reporting two deaths, if you search hard for that detail.
While Palestinians have long been fighting to win back their territory for "a future state", far-right Israelis are determined to keep the land in hopes of achieving what they describe as a "Greater Israel." Historically, the concept of a "Greater Israel" also included occupation of Jordanian land.