UK Smash EDO Newswire Archive
29-03-2010 21:07Sunday the 28th of March saw the campaign entering the belly of the beast as two Smash EDOers held a public meeting with Israeli anti occupation activists in Tel Aviv, Israel.
26-03-2010 16:16link to and downlaod pdf
while its still there
18-03-2010 12:41A crowd of protesters stood outside Barclays gates in its main Brighton stronghold yesterday with banners, handing leaflets out and talking to passers by about the corporate bank's associations with arms manufacturers EDO MBM/ITT.
The defence then came back to say there were two linked issues that required consideration.
i) The circumstances in which a judge may withdraw a defendant’s defence;
ii) Whether the facts relied on by the defendants’ amounts to a defence in law.
The points of law up for scrutiny were from the:
Criminal Damage Act 1971,
Criminal Law Act 1967,
The Common Law Defence of Necessity.
12-02-2010 12:46Yes, the new issue of the so-called 'monthly' Bath-based radical free sheet is once again ready for public perusal...
28-01-2010 19:20EDO Decommissioner Elijah Smith has recently been moved from HMP Lewes to HMP Sheppey Cluster (Elmley). He has now spent over one year on remand. Please take a moment to write to him.
21-01-2010 00:38Hundreds of protesters attend the Smash EDO demonstration to protest against the Brighton defence contractor which manufactures weapon components used by the Israeli's during the violence against Palestine. Brighton, United Kingdom. 18/01/2010.
Elijah (James) Smith has now been locked up on remand for one year, ever since his arrest last 18 January 2009 after the EDO/MBM ITT factory in Brighton was trashed by 6 campaigners from Bristol.
18-01-2010 20:53FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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18-01-2010 17:06The argus have been doing a hilarious time line and have now added some photos.
18-01-2010 00:10To: This Petition will be handed into the Foreign Office prior to the trial of the decommissioners
This petition is from the 'Support the Decommissioners' campaign, a support group for six people who broke into EDO MBM/ITT in Brighton during Israel's bombing of Gaza in January 2009. By the 17th January, the night of the break in, Israel had killed over a thousand civilians By the end of Israel's aerial bombardment over 1400 people had died, including up to 400 children. Foreign secretary David Miliband has admitted that British supplied weapons were undoubtedly used during Israel's bombardment.