UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
02-05-2004 17:05Can we please stop calling it a quagmire? The United States isn't mired in a bog in Iraq, or a marsh; it is free-falling off a cliff. The only question now is: who will follow the Bush clan off this precipice, and who will refuse to jump?
02-05-2004 07:22I wonder how many refugees there are here from Greece? conscripts fleeing conscription.
During Nam Sweden was a big haven for several thousand (i think) Yank conscripts.
Two American soldiers have deserted, claiming asylum in Canada rather than serve in Iraq. They argue that the war is illegal under international law
01-05-2004 14:06ICHAD UK Launched
We know that you’ll be interested to learn that the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions is being launched in the UK at the end of June.
01-05-2004 13:18NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union and New York Civil Liberties Union today disclosed documents in an extraordinary sealed case in federal court involving the Patriot Act’s expanded “National Security Letter” power.
01-05-2004 11:39Activists and protestors are astounded and bemused by the so called cancelling of May Day
protests by a handfull of anarchist leaders, who claim not to have had sufficient support at "their meetings" to organise the protest. They do not call on people to go to the demo of the Labour movement, "that one is run by dinosaurs". Instead they want a picnic (seriously folks only a picnic)in St James park front of her majesty's palace.
01-05-2004 06:24For thousands of Iraqis, liberation has been laser guided destruction and horror. Clinton Fein’s 'Sweet Dreams', 'Uncomfortably Numb' and 'One Summer' provide three brutally realistic audio-visual commentaries.
This morning there was a quick march to the local prison to demand Polly to be released, where she is held against bail of 2000 Euros (?). She is being held in connection to the eviction of a squat on Tuesday evening.
30-04-2004 06:4624% of the US tv market will not hear Ted Koppel read off the names of American war dead. Sinclair Broadcasting (which gave Bush $130,000) is censoring it because it paints the war in an unfavorable light.
29-04-2004 18:50Sign up to join in this virtual march on the White House on the 29th August 2004!
29-04-2004 15:13Results of 2 new polls, one showing that the majority of Iraqis see the US as occupiers, not liberators, and want them to leave; the second showing that there is no longer a majority in the US supporting the occupation.
28-04-2004 01:42A Spirited and Defiant Protest was held outside the Iraqi Procurement 2004 Galla Dinner on Tuesday evening. There were three people arrested as the crowd raised their voices against the corporate carve up of iraq.
27-04-2004 21:46The DA had been prosecuting 25 victims of the police assault which took place on April 7, 2003 in the Port of Oakland. A year later, the ordeal of these people finally ended in a strange twist.
27-04-2004 15:061) Activists released - Court decision and increasing violence against protesters. TAKE ACTION
2) Anarchy in our souls - personal account from women's demonstration
The LATEST INDEPENDENT FILMS from PALESTINE + speakers
The main feature is "IN THE SPIDER'S WEB" by Hannah Musleh (produced by Al-Haq from Ramallah, West Bank). This extraordinary, heart-rending film shows the reality of living under the shadow of Israel's apartheid wall.
Photos of some of the exhibits, and some of the artists, snapped at the private view.
The exhibition runs from now until 14 May 04, 10:00-18:00, Mon-Sat at the Diorama Gallery, 34 Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3ND. Tel: 020 7916 5467. Tube: Great Portland Street. Wheelchair accessible.