UK Terror War Newswire Archive
27-09-2011 08:36The Guardian newspaper's campaign against Julian Assange continues. For some reason they thought it a bright idea to get David Leigh (the author of the earlier Guardian published book attacking Assange ) to review the last week's released "Unauthorised Biography"
24-09-2011 23:38Greek Anarchy - in the UK, now?
24-09-2011 11:51The Anti-Cuts movement will succeed if it defends true democratic principles, but FAIL if it is perceived to be opposing them...
21-09-2011 10:12Friday 7 October: 6-7pm: Shut Down Guantánamo and Bagram! demonstration – Afghan War 10th Anniversary Special
US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, London W1A 1AE (nearest tube: Bond Street / Marble Arch)
Friday 7th October 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. Ten years on, thousands of civilians have died and many more face the threat of death through strikes by US unmanned drone attacks. The end of the war seems no closer.
20-09-2011 14:15"Terrorism Is What They Do; Counterterrorism Is What We Do"
20-09-2011 11:49British Navy Medic Michael Lyons refused to deploy to Afghanistan and is serving 7 months detention at Colchester Military Corrective Training Centre (MCTC)
13-09-2011 12:46statement by a UK sector of international informal anarchist federation
12-09-2011 10:25Catholic Workers and friends, outside the U.S. Embassy in London on Sunday, remembered the dead of 9/11 and the U.S. wars that have followed. After being stopped and searched on suspicion of weapons, they held vigil.............
VID (5 mins)
08-09-2011 15:22On 13 September, one of the world's biggest arms fairs opens in London, backed by the British government. On 8 September, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold a preview entitled "Middle East: A vast market for UK defence and security companies". The host was the Royal Bank of Scotland, a major investor in cluster bombs. According to Amnesty international, the victims of cluster bombs are 98 per cent civilians and 30 per cent children. The Royal Bank of Scotland has received £20 million in public money. The blurb for the bank's arms party reads: "The Middle East is one of the regions with the greatest number of opportunities for UK defence and security companies. Saudi Arabia... is the world's top defence importer, having spent $56bn in 2009... a very worthwhile region to target."