UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
Faslane Peace Camp is still open.
This afternoon two CND activists from Helensburgh checked on the camp because they were not answering phone calls.
07-02-2005 09:42Palestine Awareness Day, Saturday 19 February, Cambridge University. Speakers to include Glen Rangwala, Dr Uri Davis.
(a) are warmongerers;
(b) are complicit in the deaths of innocent people; and
(c) make things that kill children.
Since their business is the manufacture of weapons (see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/02/304814.html), these would all seem to be at the very least fair comment, and arguably simple fact.
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The subject of the complaint would appear to be the following pages:
and posibly others, which report on the ongoing campaign against this company.
Definite shadows of McLibel and GANDALF here...
And still: all this is story not merely about their future.
05-02-2005 14:34On Tuesday the 1st February, around sixty people filled the hall of the Moravian church in central Swindon, to listen to veteran anti-nuclear campaigner Bruce Kent on the latest stop of his tour of the UK promoting the concept of alternatives to war.
04-02-2005 17:19With *loads* of Indymedia articles about this fine weapons manufacturer like...
Arms company shut down http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2004/05/292127.html
Demos against EDO/MBM this week including verdict of rooftop 5 trial http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/01/304379.html
Arms company EDO MBM shut down for a day http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2004/05/291990.html
Brighton Arms Co in sticky situation http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/01/303757.html
... one wonders what this company does?
04-02-2005 13:44Just wondering why the army was here. If you know, then please mail me.
04-02-2005 12:48Military Satellite Communications systems have become increasingly important to our ability to project force and conduct military operations around the globe. Rapidly growing information requirements and the increasing unpredictability of who and where we may fight, make our satellite communications systems more critical every day. Military needs are diverse and require a mixture of satellite communications services to support wartime operations.
03-02-2005 20:29Following his State of the Union address, President Bush was warned today that any attempt at an illegal ‘Iraq-style’ war against Iran or Syria would be met by a massive mobilisation of western Human Shields, the like of which has never been seen.
03-02-2005 18:03World Tribunal on Iraq (WTI)
10-13 February, 2005, Rome, Italy.
The WTI is an international citizen's initiative to examine and establish the truth in relation to the war and occupation of Iraq, in order that it may contribute to the empowerment of civil society movements for peace, human rights and justice. It is comprised of various sessions held around the world (sessions already held include Brussels, New York, Hiroshima-Tokyo, Copenhagen) with a Culminating Session in Istanbul, June 2005. This is a call to individuals, social movements, associations and organisations to endorse the Rome Session of the WTI on Media Wrongs Against Truth and Humanity.
03-02-2005 15:29CIVIL LIBERTIES UNDER THREAT: HOW THE WAR ON TERROR IS A WAR ON OUR FREEDOMS
After five years of publishing a quarterly magazine with a distinct international focus, Peace News returns to its roots with a monthly tabloid, focusing on issues vital to the broad British peace and anti-war movements.
01-02-2005 23:06"Remembering Marwan Rahwanji"
An evening to remember the late Marwan Rahwanji with talks by Josie Warshaw and Asa Winstanley and a film screening of 'Arna's Children' in the calm of the spiritual Special Yoga Centre.
01-02-2005 19:27This is from the New York Times 1967!
01-02-2005 16:04From the New York Times, September 1967.
01-02-2005 16:00The Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill is going to be debated in Parliament next Monday 7th January from 2.30pm.
01-02-2005 15:10This wednesday (Feb 2nd) @ rampART - a fundraiser to support activists campaigning against EDO MBM, an arms company that makes parts for bombs dropped on Iraq.
or http://www.smashedo.bpec.org/index.php?page=about to get some backround
Suggested donation £2 or free if you're really skint!
Food and Drink available
Films start at 8pm (sharp) with 'Dear Mrs Blair' from the Camcorder
Guerillas. Then 'FTA' (Free The Army/Fuck The Army) made in 1972.