UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
22-07-2004 21:41"I think that in the beginning this whole weapons of mass destruction thing for them was maybe a good way for them to get their foot in the door, but not the major issue for them."
22-07-2004 10:57A double decker coach packed with arms dealing delelgates, literally standing in the isles gagging for the spectacle of the Farnborough air show, were held up for over an hour by four peace protestors.
PRACTICE COMPASSIONATE IMPEACHMENT.
18-07-2004 20:46Hello, this is the text of a leaflet which I recently picked up and I have typed it up and emailed it in order to promote the ESF.
Please forward this email to anyone - groups or individuals - who may be interested.
18-07-2004 20:10Colonialism changes form, but continues unabated as it has for over five hundred years. While reading King Leopold's Ghost, I was impressed by the similarities between the lies and fabrications used by Leopold to justify his actions with those of George W. Bush to justify the Iraq war. The economic motivations and incredible hypocrisy of both men are also similsr.
17-07-2004 12:08Court cuts sentences for five who refused to serve in IDF
A military appeals committee on Wednesday decided to reduce the sentences of five men who refused to serve in the Israel Defense Forces by one-third, defying the military prosecution's recommendation.
17-07-2004 12:06MILITARY COURT OF APPEAL HEARS JONATHAN BEN-ARTZI'S CASE
Pacifist Jonathan (Yoni) Ben-Artzi's struggle reached a new level
on July 9, 2004, when his case came in front of an extended panel of
five judges in the Military Court of Appeals in Tel Aviv. Among the
judges were four Major Generals, including a former commander of
Israel's Central command, a former head of military personnel, and
the former and current Presidents of the Court of Appeals.
16-07-2004 15:55Handicap Intl anti cluster bomb event.
By Jack Dalton
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, right or wrong, is not only un-patriotic, but it is morally treasonable to the American people.
--President Theodore Roosevelt
16-07-2004 06:03A Vision of Joint Life: Israeli Intellectuals Recognize the Right to Return
Prof. Anat Biletzki, Andre Draznin, Haim Hanegbi, Yehudith Harel, Michel (Micado) Warschawski, Oren Medicks
English version: oznik.com 12 Jul. 2004
full text and links: http://oznik.com/words/040712.html
15-07-2004 15:37"The worst is the soundtrack of the boys shrieking," the reporter told an ACLU convention last week. Hersh says there was "a massive amount of criminal wrongdoing that was covered up at the highest command out there, and higher."
15-07-2004 03:01So Peter Townshend, a Vietnam era rocker, supported the war. Hmmm? I didn't support the war. You didn't support the war. Millions around the globe didn't support the war, but he did. And now he rails against Michael Moore? Give me a break.
14-07-2004 00:49The International Court of Justice has ruled in an advisory opinion that the construction of Israel's Apartheid Wall deep in Palestinian territory is illegal and unjustified by military necessity.
13-07-2004 19:27It is known that Blair lied with his pre-ar about WMDs and the use of the 45 min claim that he knew to be a manipulation of facts. The only result of these inquiries has been the punishment of the news media for reporting the truth! Don't let Blair get away with this. He is more to blame for the Iraq war than Bush since he went against public opinion while Bush was able to get majority support.
13-07-2004 11:43Beirut Independent Media Center Presents the Film - LEADED/UNLEADED The state unleashed
London Screening at MARXISM 2004 - University of London – Birkbek Hall on Thursday, 15 July 2004 @ 2 PM - For bookings: go to ULU registration to get an afternoon ticket
12-07-2004 19:02Militarized sexual domination is neither "contrary to American values" nor simply the work of a few "bad apples." It is, rather, a daily practice. The "bad apples" defense is both unspeakably inadequate and completely disingenuous.