UK Terror War Newswire Archive
09-06-2012 06:28A Peace Camp banner drop is currently underway at Clydebank landmark gantry crane in Glasgow
04-06-2012 22:52Bradley Manning is back in court in Fort Meade, Maryland, US this week for a further motions (pre-trial) hearing. Solidarity vigils will be held on 6 June in Chester, England and in Brisbane, Australia and on 8 June in London (and possibly Exeter, to be confirmed). There will also be vigils at Fort Meade and elsewhere around the world. Consider holding a 'Free Bradley Manning' vigil wherever you are.
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01-06-2012 14:50There's a film being made about the anti-war protests of 15 Feb 2003, the film makers "working closely with the Stop the War Coalition" amongst others. It doesn't sound like STWC will be claiming their share of responsibility for the failure of the day - by doing their utmost to stop any civil disobedience or resistance for example. The invitation suggests that the "Arab Revolutions and the subsequent Indignados and Occupy Movements" started here. Oh really? You may well not be selected if you present an alternative view of the day, but here are the details in case you'd like to take part.
The appalling massacre of 108 people, including 49 children, in Houla, Syria, dominated the Independent on Sunday’s latest front cover. Above a few short lines of commentary the banner headline read:
‘SYRIA: THE WORLD LOOKS THE OTHER WAY. WILL YOU?’
The text beneath observed:
‘There is, of course, supposed to be a ceasefire, which the brutal Assad regime simply ignores. And the international community? It just averts its gaze. Will you do the same? Or will the sickening fate of these innocent children make you very, very angry?’ (Independent on Sunday, May 27, 2012)
27-05-2012 23:07A Nato air strike has killed eight members of a family in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, local officials say. A provincial spokesman said a couple and their six children died in an air strike on Saturday in the village of Suri Khail, Gurda Saria district. Nato says it is investigating the reports. Earlier, the alliance said four of its soldiers had died in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday. 'No Taliban link' ......
23-05-2012 18:12Julian is appearing at the Supreme Court in London on 30 May 2012.
The verdict (on Julian's appeal against extradition to Sweden) is due to be handed down in the morning. London Catholic Worker & Veterans for Peace UK are co-ordinating a vigil outside the court.
Report from previous vigil at the Supreme Court with background information:
willing-to-stand-up-and-be-counted-ist, You are being invited to the 30th Anniversary of resistance at Faslane!
15-05-2012 10:32claim for shooting of Ansaldo Nuclear CEO Roberto Adinolfi by "Olga Cell FAI/IRF", Genoa (Italy) // "Network of Wisconsin Snapper Turtles" sabotage ATMs and smash windows of Chase Bank in Milwaukee (USA) // communiques from "Anarquistas Nihilistas" for actions in Barcelona (Spain) // claim for sabotage of ATMs in Murcia (Spain) // claim by "Cell of Conspirators for the Spread of Chaos / FAI" for bombing of European Union headquarters in Buenos Aires (Argentina) // communiques from "Autonomous Fraction of Rebel Thieves - FAI/IRF" for sabotage of Hipermaxi supermarkets and arson of an ATM in Cochabamba (Bolivia)
15-05-2012 06:39VIDEO CHICAGO (2 mins) - 125+ Catholic Worker converge in anti-NATO Chicago. Arrests in occupation of U.S. Prez Obama's campaign offices
14-05-2012 16:27news from struggle in Athens against fascism & racism
14-05-2012 11:42communique from Imprisoned Members Cell of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire/FAI & revolutionary anarchist Theofilos Mavropoulos from Greek prison system about the shooting of Roberto Adinolfi, CEO-magister of the nuclear energy company Ansaldo Nucleare, in Genoa (Italy) by the Olga Cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)–International Revolutionary Front (FRI)
14-05-2012 08:53“Our policy is to try to accelerate the arrival of that tipping point” at which the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Assistant Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman explained last March to the US Senate’s foreign relations committee.
14-05-2012 08:46On May 9th. 4 London Catholic Workers were joined by 10 Swedish students on a day visit to Giuseppe Conlon House as we travelled into the South Korean Embassy. We went to the embassy to express solidarity with the people of Je Ju nonviolently resisting the destructon of their traditional lands & the construction of a new U.S. warfigting naval base.
***London Solidarity Youtube (4 mins) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-4_msp0ai0
12-05-2012 07:36YOUTUBE (4 mins) Rocky Tiger (Attack Helicopter) Ploughshares action carried out during Operation Talisman Sabre 2011 U.S./Australian joint military exercises
Rockhampton, central Queensland, Australia. Law accessed the heavily guarded attack helicopter parked on the runway by employing a large tricycle!