UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
30-12-2009 15:33see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/12/443981.html
29-12-2009 21:24Bickering has already started amongst readers of the local Brighton paper The Argus about the Smash EDO January 18th Remeber Gaza demo.
28-12-2009 15:08French Delegates Take Over the Boulevard in Front of French Embassy in Cairo
27-12-2009 22:08Sponsored by arms comapny Thales, and organised by Clarion Events—responsible for Defence Systems Equipment International (DSEi) the world’s largest arms fair, the Counter Terror Expo takes place between 14-15 April 2010 at Olympia, London.
The cynicism embedded in the name, selected for what Ari Shavit, one of Israel's most celebrated commentators, called "an intelligent, impressive operation," is symptomatic to the cold, meticulous and calculated cruelty with which this attack was "designed," "executed" and "marketed" to the world.
27-12-2009 09:45Anti-militarist campaigners from across the Northwest will be holding a 22 day long protest against Chadderton-based weapons component manufacturer Brimar from December 27.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Dozens of journalists held a prayer rally Wednesday in Zamboanga City to remember and seek justice for the brutal slayings of 57 people, among them at least 30 journalists massacred last month in Maguindanao province in the southern Philippines.
23-12-2009 15:10"The 1999 Constitution is one of the most advanced in the world in the area of human rights. It guarantees the rights to housing, education, healthcare, food, indigenous lands, languages, women's rights, worker's rights, living wages and a whole host of other rights that few other countries recognize on a national level. My favorite right in the Venezuelan Constitution is the right to a dignified life. That pretty much sums up all the others."
23-12-2009 15:01It is now less than a month to Smash EDO's Remember Gaza event. Make sure that you stay updated!
23-12-2009 01:14The 18th December marks 11 months on remand for EDO Decommissioner Elijah (James) Smith. That’s 11 months locked away in a shitty little cell, deprived of all his freedom, and without any opportunity to argue his case in court. 11 months in prison without actually being found guilty of anything.
All that is required for a new major world war is just one spark: A strike on Iran, particularly with nuclear missiles, as is proposed, would result in World War III.
A New World War would be a global war waged by a global ruling class against the citizens of the world, with the aim of maintaining and reshaping hierarchical society to serve their own interests. It would indeed symbolize a New World War for a New World Order.
In a globalized world, all conflict has global implications; the task at hand is whether the people can realize that war is not waged against a “distant” or “foreign” enemy, but against all people of the world.
18 months in, the campaign has decided that it’s about time to speak to Heckler & Koch. So, the campaign has written H&K a letter summarising the people’s concerns and asking the company to come clean about its dirty business…
The bombing and invasion of Afghanistan is described as a "campaign" against Islamic terrorists, rather than a war.
To this date, however, there is no proof that Al Qaeda was behind the 9/11 attacks.
Neither is there evidence that Afghanistan as a Nation State was behind or any way complicit in the 9/11 attacks.
Campaigners expose Clarion Events arms trade profiteers at international equestrian event in London
SIX members and supporters of London Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) greeted visitors to the International Horse Show at London's Olympia Exhibition Centre on Sunday as they exposed Clarion Events, co-organisers of the Horse Show, as the owners of eleven international "defence" and security exhibitions, including a major London arms fair, DSEi.
20-12-2009 03:35"Socialism, the other spectre Karl Marx spoke about, which walks here too, rather it is like a counter-spectre. Socialism, this is the direction, this is the path to save the planet, I don’t have the least doubt. Capitalism is the road to hell, to the destruction of the world. We say this from Venezuela, which because of socialism faces threats from the U.S. Empire.
From the countries that comprise ALBA, the Bolivarian Alliance, we call, and I want to, with respect, but from my soul, call in the name of many on this planet, we say to governments and peoples of the Earth, to paraphrase Simón Bolívar, the Liberator: If the destructive nature of capitalism opposes us, let’s fight against it and make it obey us, let’s not wait idly by for the death of humanity."
17-12-2009 20:25We are aware that most things tend to take a bit of a break around xmas, but this year the holidays are also the anniversary of the horrific massacres that took place in Gaza from the 27th of December 2008. Predictably, Smash EDO have a few things coming up...
17-12-2009 20:07ITT who own Brighton bomb parts maker EDO MBM almost got bombed themselves back in April this year by one of their own employees.
The evacuation caused by the threat allegedly cost ITT nearly $300,000 in lost revenue.