UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
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London DISARM DSEi
11-12-2004 17:53One facet of US corporate propaganda is the utilization of unfounded assumptions to justify wars or other projects of the rich and powerful. Also, elections can serve as a smokescreen for the corporate takeover and privatization of the economies of certain countries.
11-12-2004 12:21I was part of a group of International Solidarity Movement activists who travelled to Egypt on Sunday to meet Egyptian activists preparing to take a convoy of food and medicine from Cairo to Rafah (Gaza). The activists of the Egyptian Popular Comittee in Solidartity with the Palestinian Uprising have taken 25 such convoys since the start of the intifada in an atmosphere of repression and corruption. While in Egypt activists tried to make links with broader social movements in Egypt.
10-12-2004 20:15Advance notice of an upcoming event organized by Oxford PSC.
10-12-2004 11:36Small group blocked the entry to Charing Cross, London, Army Recruitment Centre this morning with banner and fliers to amuse the commuters.
10-12-2004 02:24Two weeks ago someone was allowed into Fallujah by the military to help
bury bodies. They were allowed to take photographs of 75 bodies, in
order to show pictures to relatives so that they might be identified
before they were buried.
These pictures are from a book of photos. They are being circulated
publicly around small villages near Fallujah where many refugees are
09-12-2004 16:04US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld has been attacked by his own troops.
09-12-2004 13:42You've just got to accept it the next time you travel with your good looking wife or daughter: of course their breasts are firm like Semtex. And when they or you are fingered, just ask yourself: where's your spine ? Are you going to protest ?
09-12-2004 12:17These are the real heroes, the soldiers who refuse to obey illegal orders, the soldiers who refuse to commit horrific war crimes and the soldiers who refuse to execute innocent civilians.
09-12-2004 12:16A Brighton anti-war activist awoke yesterday morning to a dawn raid from Special Branch.
08-12-2004 23:15Everyone who rises to prominence learns to think in the obsequious sentences of an English butler serving cookies to the Prince of Wales.. Wars as the US waged uninterruptedly in the last 60 years always serve to prevent democracy at home.
We Won't Go To Iraq
"I was told in basic training that, if I'm given an illegal or immoral order, it is my duty to disobey it, and I feel that invading and occupying Iraq is an illegal and immoral thing to do."
08-12-2004 21:19As "Coachnap" takes another step, Tony Hillier pays poetic tribute to Anni and Lindis who work tirelessly for accountability of American Bases.
08-12-2004 01:11We are asking you to send protest letters (or to protest at greek embassies) in order to support Greek Conscientious Objector at high risk to be jailed AGAIN!
07-12-2004 16:37All day conference on Iraq organised by Iraq Occupation Focus. Held at University of London Union (Malet Street) Sunday 5 December 2004.
07-12-2004 16:22The planned visit of Jose Maria Aznar - the ex-PM of Spain and a strong supporter of the war in Iraq - to Oxford last Friday was cancelled "for security reasons" after anti-war protests were planned.
07-12-2004 15:52Latest news on Fairford Coach Case is that there will be a ruling hearing at 10am at the Royal Courts of Justice (see below). Come out and support the right to protest by joining the one hour demo outside the courts from 9am-10am. Bring your own signs/banners/samba bands etc.
07-12-2004 15:05At present, the whole world stands in "shock and awe" of the ineptitude of the US military and the whole debacle that is the Iraq intervention. Every military cadet is taught the strategies of all the great military battles of history. Napoleon, who brought the greatest ‘military machine’ (of the period) to bear on Russia was defeated by an enemy that would not capitulate – an enemy that deployed guerilla tactics and drew the world’s most powerful army into a quagmire (from which it could not recover.) The imperialism of Bonaparte was crushed soon after.