UK Terror War Newswire Archive
The Smash EDO/MBM/ITT campaign called another march in Brighton.
17-10-2008 16:37Forty years ago, protests were held outside the US Embassy against the Vietnam War. In 2008, on the day of the US presidential elections, the London Guantánamo Campaign is calling on whoever wins the election to change the record...enough of torture, illegal wars and the abuse of human rights and human beings. No more excuses, shut down Guantánamo
the lives of eighteen people? A group calling themselves "Islamic Jihad"
claimed responsibility for the blast. It has a nice, scary ring to it hasn't
it? "Islamic Jihad" also happens to be the name of a group that operates
out of Gaza.
16-10-2008 14:28This story is due to appear in The Guardian tomorrow, but has been forward to DISARM DSEi after the freelancer concerned (who has done all the work on the story), was shafted by both CAAT and The Guardian.
15-10-2008 16:22Home Sec Jacqui Smith attempts to back expantion on database state and more powers to police. ( All done for our own good of course.. yeah right)
bill is every bit as wasteful and just as much a harbinger of doom as the
much discussed Wall Street bailout, but has elicited hardly any debate, even
from progressives." And, just as with the bailout bill, Democrats in
Congress are ever ready to run up the white flag. "The collective popular
revulsion at the very presence of Bush in the White House has never stopped
Democratic party capitulation." War begets war. "Not only is military
spending completely unproductive, but it increases the likelihood of further
American acts of aggression.
13-10-2008 19:48Highlights of the debate, written chronologically from notes I made whilst watching the entire 3 and a half hours or so on the parliament website today. Including points made for and against the bill, though mainly focusing on points made against.
"precision" bombs than we killed Serbs in 1999. More than 80% of Afghan
civilian deaths today caused by the US/NATO are due to close air support
attacks. They (Afghans) are only worth one-tenth of an Alaskan sea otter
rather than forty camels. We spend ten dollars on the military in
Afghanistan to pursue our geo-strategic aims and less than $1 on
reconstructing the everyday lives of Afghans devastated by thirty years of
11-10-2008 08:34The UK is planning a new £12billion spying system to monitor email, web browsing and phone calls of the entire population.
A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being "Freedom not fear 2008". Creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities.
Call to mass action Saturday 11th October against the surveillance state in
solidarity with activists all around the world.
10-10-2008 12:36Saturday 25th October, Light House, Wolverhampton, 4pm - 4am.
This event is a not for profit event. All money raised will be donated to the Heckler & Koch Campaign. They are attempting to shut down the UK Headquarters of Heckler & Koch in Nottingham: