UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
14-01-2005 13:49Dear Friends,
Monday January 17th is 'Martin Luther King Day'.
14-01-2005 02:35Reuters obtained from Iraqi guerrillas "an English-language video urging U.S. troops to lay down their weapons and seek refuge in mosques and homes" (Michael Georgy, "Iraq Rebels in Video Taunt," January 12, 2005), promising protection to soldiers who heed their call. The Information Clearing House has made the video and a transcript of its content available: "A Message from the 'Iraq Resistance.'"
13-01-2005 18:37Workers at edo/mbm on the home farm industrial estate in brighton arrived at work to find that their locks had been glued shut
From Carcas to Fallujah
A talk by TARIQ ALI
Monday 17th JANUARY 2005 @ 7pm
Khalili Lecture Theatre,
London WC1H 0XG
on the roof and hung banners. They are charged with aggravated trespass. It's been an interesting day in court - circular logic from the judge and a distinct lack of evidence from the prosecution.
12-01-2005 17:51A comparison of US government spending on wars and on aid to victims of natural disasters and the reasons for the difference.
On the 11th of february 2005 for the first time the conference of finance concerning the region of North Africa and Middle East takes place in the "Dorint Sofitel Hotel Bayerpost", Bayerstr. 12 in Munich. The conference will be organized by the association of the German industry (BDI) and the association of the German banks (BdB) incorporated in the initiative of the German economy (NMI). The worldbank group and the bank of european investments (EIB) are coorganizers of the conference. Up to 250 important participants from politics and economy will take part in the conference.
11-01-2005 15:56LONDON - Britain will send another 400 troops to Iraq ahead of elections there, Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon said Monday.
A U.S. Soldier Speaks of the Atrocities He Witnessed
Scott Fleming 10 Jan 2005 22:08 GMT
"People in my unit used to break bottles over Iraqi civilians' heads."
11-01-2005 07:39Links to a number of recent news stories on the draft issue. Includes information related to all of the drafts: poverty draft, youth draft, skilled worker draft and backdoor draft.
Für die farbigste aller Demos dieser Tage!!
09-01-2005 20:31STOP THE ARMS TRADE BEFORE IT STOPS YOU
International groups are calling for a day of direct action
against the arms trade on 21st March 2005 to coincide
with the second anniversary of the start of war on Iraq.
09-01-2005 15:28Internationals witness the arrest of children in Hebron whose heinous crime was for playing football in a deserted street.
Myself and three other internationals arrive in Hebron to liaise with local land action groups to fight the land seizures as more illegal settlements are built and the plans for the apartheid wall continue.
Hebron has been a divided city since the implementation of the Hebron accords which sliced it into areas H1 and H2, the population of over 120,000 people is all Palestinian Muslim apart from 500 or so Israeli settlers who are protected around the clock by 1200 Israeli soldiers.
09-01-2005 13:22Locks were glued last night at the offices of Reed and Spearhead Exhibitions, the company that organises DSEi, the world's largest arms fair.
09-01-2005 13:17Happy New Year to everyone. Our first meeting of the new year will be
held next week on Thursday, January 13th at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall,
Many of the poorest have to pay.
Poor Bliar.. the suicide cometh.
Holidays at Windscale, abortion et al.
Praise be and pay your tax...
08-01-2005 16:55An open letter to Shaun Woodward, New Labour MP for St Helens Sth. In which I examine his actual parliamentary record (support for Iraq War, Tuition Fees, Foundation Hospitals and ID cards), how he (mis)represents his electorate, ask some awkward questions and urge change.
Go to www.PowerToThePeople.org.uk research your MP, name & shame and contact them for an explanation. With the General Election looming, publishing their actual (and most probably poor) record could have a real impact. Hold 'Em To Account!!
08-01-2005 11:22After stupidly missing my morning flight to Tel Aviv on Thursday, I had to get the evening one instead. Arriving Friday morning after a comfortable flight (on which I had been upgraded to business class) I was lucky enough to happen upon another ISMer in the shared taxi to Jerusalem, although this only dawned on the both of us when we both ended up going to the same place where we were meant to make contact with the ISM.
07-01-2005 20:29from http://logicvoice.blogspot.com
07-01-2005 12:47Two Plaestine Solidarity Events in Brighton next Week