UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
15-12-2010 19:15"The imperialists of the world are desperate to stop the "truth telling" of wikileaks. To do so they have thrown away the cover of respect of "freedom of speech" in particular and "support of democratic principals" in general. They are naked now in their hatred of democracy.
Organize, resist, do all that you can to protect these true heros from attack. Most importantly, aid them in their efforts to reveal the truths that just may "set us free."
15-12-2010 18:39Everyone to the streets of London on the new bank holiday!
15-12-2010 18:10Reminiscient of NAZI experiments on prisoners, it has been exposed that the USA has extensively experimented with pharmecuticals on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
FULL STORY at: http://www.truth-out.org/controversial-drug-given-all-guantanamo-detainees-amounted-pharmacologic-waterboarding6558
14-12-2010 10:14Early this morning a group of activists locked themselves to the gates of the EDO/ITT weapons factory in Brighton. SmashEDO press spokesperson Andrew Beckett said,
'Once again EDO boss Paul Hills has been forced to angle grind his way through his own fence to get his workers back to their murderous production line. Today's action has been taken in protest against EDO/ITT's complicity in civilian deaths in the US' war of aggression in Afghanistan, and to show EDO that wherever in the world they profit from death and misery, we'll be here in Brighton to fight back'.
13-12-2010 21:58News Release
December 13, 2010
For Immediate Release
Jury Reaches Verdict in Disarm Now Plowshares Trial
Tacoma, Washington, USA, Monday, December 13, 2010:
The federal criminal trial of five veteran peace activists that began December 7 ended
today after the jury found them guilty on all counts. The five
defendants, called the Disarm Now Plowshares, challenged the legality
and morality of the US storage and use of thermonuclear missiles by
Trident nuclear submarines at the Kitsap-Bangor Naval Base outside
The website was compromised by hackers early on Sunday morning who replaced it with their own page. Almost 350 people who used the website have had their names, addresses and email addresses published online.
13-12-2010 17:13See www.smashedo.org.uk and www.freedomtoprotest.org.uk
13-12-2010 15:12A loud surprise noise demo was held outside EDO/ITT this morning in response to the freedom to protest call to action (www.freedomtoprotest.org.uk) that had been proposed for the weekend.
12-12-2010 02:12" this document has those 1697 links to wikileaks mirror sites. Make it impossible for this information to be “disappeared” like so many victims of CIA/client state butchery. This is an opportunity that will not come often. Take advantage of it now. Spread very, very widely."
PS Also, please don't let the U.S. have Julian Assange. If that happens he will be torturted and likely killed. He deserves our admiration and protection.
11-12-2010 13:38MoD refuse to say how many thermobaric weapons unmanned drones have fired in Afghanistan
10-12-2010 15:12Sri Lankan Government spokesman and Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella at the Cabinet Decision Media Conference held at the Information Department auditorium yesterday said that a new President was appointed to the Oxford Union since the term of the former President James Kingston ended the following day President Mahinda Rajapaksa was scheduled to address the Union.
Thats James Langman in the Hillary term.
The more cynical also point out that many credible whistleblowers - including former high-level government officials - have been ignored over the last 10 years by the corporate media when they have disclosed facts which challenged core U.S. policy. But Wikileaks is getting 24/7 coverage. I'm strongly for whistleblowers ... I'm just not convinced that WikiLeaks is as hard-hitting as other whistleblower groups out there.
09-12-2010 21:36P3 MEETING ON NONPROLIFERATION AND DISARMAMENT (2008) - Google 08PARIS245
Particularly note the tone of the cluster munitions section: they do not want to stop using them
"Unfortunately, once cluster munitions are declared to be unacceptable, it is hard to argue that we still need to use them for awhile."
09-12-2010 13:10US State Department cables released by WikiLeaks have unveiled secret NATO plans for a US-led war against Russia over the Baltic states.
There is little that is particularly shocking about the recent Wikileaks. What is striking about many of the latest leaks is their conformity to the lies and disinformation regularly diffused by the mainstream media.
The upshot of this is that, while exposés of American war crimes should damage America’s imperial ambitions, other ‘leaks’ could actually serve the opposite purpose, especially when they are uncritically reported as ‘revelations’. In this article we are going to look at two examples of how Wikileaks stories could be used to further a US imperialist agenda.
08-12-2010 19:35"The North [Korea]...wants to phase out its nuclear program, but through dialogue, since the U.S. is directly threatening the North with nuclear weapons."
"..the U.S. should come with sincerity and honest minds to resolve this issue...the current U.S. proposal that we [North Korea] dismantle our nuclear program, after which they will give assurances is not fair - the two gestures should occur simultaneously.."
08-12-2010 10:28Irish/Australian CW/Plowshares Activist Ciaron O'Reilly Speaks Out in Solidarity-Outside Westminister Court While Julian Assange Denied Bail!