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UK Smash EDO Newswire Archive

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Smash EDO: This week's noise demo cancelled -support the N30 strikers

29-11-2011 11:27

This week's Wednesday noise demo will be cancelled. We hope that everyone will be out on the streets in support of the November 30th strikers instead.

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Smash EDO Talk at Occupy Sheffield

15-11-2011 10:28

On Monday 14th November, campaigners from Brighton came to talk at Occupy Sheffield about the campaign against the arms trade with Israel, and specifically the campaign to shut down the EDO factory, which supplies parts used against civilians in Palestine, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

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SmashEDO Tour comes to #OccupySheffield 14/11

13-11-2011 13:53

Smash EDO are touring the country gathering support for the 2012 Summer of Resistance, a summer of anti arms trade direct action in Brighton. The workshop will include a rundown of the campaign so far, a direct action workshop and a chance to plan actions for next Summer in Brighton. Come along and find out how to get involved.

The summer of resistance will be a summer of antics and opposition to Brighton’s very own peddlers of death. Start working on your cunning plans now and join in!

We will be at Occupy Sheffield at 1pm and 7pm on Monday 14th November

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Smash EDO: Event dates in North of England and Scotland coming up

08-11-2011 11:44

Next week and the first week in December speakers from Smash EDO will be touring the north of England and Scotland to tell people about the summer of resistance.
The following dates and venues are confirmed - please spread the word and join us if we are coming to you.

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Smash EDO: Summer of Resistance 2012

08-11-2011 11:15

Join us for a summer of resistance against Brighton's very own peddlers of death. Start working on your cunning plans now and join in!

How to get involved:
1.Talk to your mates/your group and think of ideas for action
2.Pick a date in the summer months of 2012
3. Email/call the campaign

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Smash EDO: RIP Mark Rivers

08-11-2011 10:42

Long term Smash EDO campaigner Mark Rivers tragically died in a fire at
his flat in Brighton in the early morning on Sunday, 6th of November at
the age of 51.

A big noise demo in Mark's honour will be announced shortly.

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RIP Mark Rivers

07-11-2011 14:18

Mark Rivers (aka 'Little' Mark, 'Smash EDO' Mark) sadly died in a fire at his flat in the early hours of Sunday 6th November.

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Smash EDO Halloween Demo

26-10-2011 23:18

Smash EDO Halloween 2011
Halloween noise demo outside the EDO / ITT factory in Brighton.

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Smash EDO: Halloween noise demo Wed 26th

25-10-2011 17:05

The traditional Smash EDO Halloween noise demo returns to the gates of EDO/ITT tomorrow, Wednesday the 26th of October, 4-6.

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Disrupt the arms dealers dinner tonight

15-09-2011 13:15

The delegates at the DSEi arms fair are having their get together this evening

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Smash EDO benefit gig 25th August

19-08-2011 15:09

Come along to the Smash EDO Benefit Gig at Sticky Mike's Frog Bar, Middle Street, Brighton, August 25th.

See web-site for more details

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Smash EDO's Gaza noise demo

19-08-2011 13:49

There was a loud noise demo outside EDO/ITT this morning in response to the ongoing attacks on Gaza.

EDO make components for the F16s used by Israel.

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Emergency noised demo at EDO today at 11am

19-08-2011 08:13

Join us for an emergency noise demo outside EDO/ITT, Home Farm Road, Brighton in response to the current Israeli attacks on Gaza

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Smash EDO wants your messages!

21-07-2011 16:18

Do you have a message you'd like to send to the worker's of the notorious EDO/ITT arms factory in Brighton? Or maybe you know a poem/piece of writing about war or the arms trade that you think they should hear? E-mail your ideas to and we will shout it over the loud hailer as the arms dealers leave work at our weekly noise demonstrations.

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Smash EDO 2012 Summer of Resistance Speaking Tour

21-07-2011 15:19

Smash EDO, Brighton's long running anti militarist campaign against weapons
manufacturer EDO/ITT, are planning a 'summer of resistance' against the factory in
2012. This might seem like a long way away but as we want to involve as many people as possible across the country and beyond we are starting our outreach early. In order to engage people to take action against EDO, we are planning a tour across the country in Winter 2011 (from late October/November). We were wondering if you or any other group you are in contact with might be interested in providing a venue where we could come and give a talk in your area?

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Smash EDO: Summer of Resistance 2012

18-07-2011 13:45

A summer of antics and opposition to Brighton's very own peddlers of
death. Start working on your cunning plans now and join in!

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Reminder: Noise demo for Simon Levin at EDO today

13-07-2011 11:43

There will be a special noise demo in honour of friend and Smash EDO activist Simon Levin today (Wednesday 13th of July) at EDO/ITT, Home Farm Road, Brighton 4-6pm.

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Special noise demo for Simon Levin at EDO tomorrow

12-07-2011 10:10

There will be a special noise demo in honour of friend and Smash EDO activist Simon Levin this Wednesday (13th of July) at EDO/ITT, Home Farm Road, Brighton 4-6pm.

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Cyber Security a matter for MoD

10-07-2011 15:51

Who is in yellow tie?
An excerpt of a speech delivered in Sri Lanka by Liam Fox MP, Defence Secretary
"We face today the war of the invisible enemy.

That is why the United Kingdom is mainstreaming cyber security across all parts of Government at home, and why cyber security is regularly high on the agenda in discussions we have with partners in this region"

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Liam Fox on 'Official' visit to Sri Lanka

06-07-2011 23:38

War Crimes
UK Defence Secretary Liam Fox, whose private trip to Sri Lanka was pulled down by an embarrassed and irritated Foreign Office, soon after the fiasco of the Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's failed attempt to use the Oxford University for his despotic political purposes is now being sent there on an official capacity Saturday 9th July.
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