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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Re: All the news that's fit to report

08-04-2005 07:53

Dear Diarist,
Thank you for your email enclosing an article referring to the Media Lens website

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Anni Rainbow and Lindis Percy at Harrogate Magistrates' Court

08-04-2005 07:51

Thursday 7 April 2005 - Day 1 - Harrogate Magistrates' Court

Anni Rainbow and Lindis Percy were in court today for a hearing that had been set aside for a pre-trial review.

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Annan calls for human rights agency revamp

08-04-2005 02:43

The commission has been harshly criticised recently by human rights groups claiming it has become less of a body for upholding human rights, and more of a haven for violators.

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Wild and Windy Shannon / Ecotopia Reunion In West Clare

07-04-2005 18:12

E.Y.F.A and Gluaiseacht Anti-War Winter Meeting. Lots of talk of a Europen wide anti-war network, possebilerty of funding for a europen wide video production, screening caravan.

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Wal-Mart Sells the Marine Corps

07-04-2005 01:49

The Marine Corps is now on sale at Wal-Mart. This is the first time that the Marine Corps has used an in-store television network for recruitment pitches.

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Updates from the field - Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado, Colombia

06-04-2005 19:19

Read what's been happening on the ground in the Peace Community of San Jose - update from FOR, an international accompaniment group, with testimony from a Spanish aid worker.
Read San Jose's news direct -

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Life & Liberty - disappeared Colombian activists

06-04-2005 19:14

A short message from Justice and Peace, about their missing colleagues.

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Colombian human rights workers "disappeared"

06-04-2005 19:06

Amnesty International press release with more details of what took place last Friday - members of the NGO Justice & Peace have been abducted by armed men identifying themselves as members of the FARC guerrillas, although their identity has yet to be confirmed in reality.

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colombian activist death threat - amnesty urgent action and template letter

06-04-2005 18:55

Amnesty Urgent Action appeal plus easy-to-send draft letter, protesting about the death threats received by Danilo Rueda and other members of Colombian NGO Justice & Peace - 5 members of whom were "disappeared" last Friday.

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Murders, Death Threats and Disappearances in Colombia

06-04-2005 16:09

Following the massacre of 8 members of the San Jose Peace Community in February, other human rights activists connected with different peace communities are under attack. A death threat was received by the NGO Justicia y Paz a week ago, and now 5 members have been "disappeared".

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Murders, Death Threats and Disappearances in Colombia

06-04-2005 16:04

Following the massacre of 8 members of the San Jose Peace Community in February, other human rights activists connected with different peace communities are under attack. A death threat was received by the NGO Justicia y Paz a week ago, and now 5 members have been "disappeared".

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Peace campaigner Lindis Percy arrested again

05-04-2005 22:23

MOD police anxious to tell people how to "stay safe"
Report from the weekly vigil held at USAF Menwith Hill, North Yorkshire, April 5th 2005.

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Edo Public Meeting in Brighton

05-04-2005 19:07

Monday 11th April 7.30-9.30
Pelham Room, Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton
The Edo Injunction and how it affects us

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And sneaking in under a smokescreen of election fever....

05-04-2005 18:33

Well just looky here:

From the deepest depths of the goverment's own television station. Ghoon is opening a new "Special Reconnaissance Regiment", has a whiff of Speznaz about it.

It's a good job I keep an eye on the slippery bugger isn't it.

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pre-emptive petition: the forthcoming war in iran

05-04-2005 16:33

Whoever controls the past gains liberties over the future - Groucho Marx

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All the news that’s fit to report

04-04-2005 19:23

The media monitoring website Medialens ( has published some extraordinary correspondence between itself and the BBC regarding allegations of war crimes committed by US troops in their recent assault on the Iraqi city of Fallujah.

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Neocon blog launches smear campaign against Craig Murray

04-04-2005 17:48

A right-wing blog run by US neocons Lawrence Jarvik and Nathan Hamm has launched a disinformation campaign against Craig Murray, the British Ambassador who spoke out about western complicity in torture in Uzbekistan, and is now standing as an independent candidate against Jack Straw.

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A Minister Fights Back on Moral Values

04-04-2005 15:02

Dont be afraid to speak out.. Real Christians take chances for peace. So d real Jews, and real Muslims, and real Hindus, and real Buddhists-so do all the faith traditions of the world at their heart believe one thing: life is precious.

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Human Rights Film Festival at Brookes

04-04-2005 10:51

The annual Human Rights Film Festival at Oxford Brookes Uni is back again for the third year running. Last year's was excellent; this year's programme includes Atom Egoyan's "Ararat", and much more. Admission's still free too.

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Upstart Radio America Update for April 2005

04-04-2005 08:28

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