UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
24-04-2005 08:12A peace camp is being held at RAF Brize Norton from 21-25 April. This report is about the march and rally on Saturday 23. I've pasted this in from the Bristol IMC website - many thanks to them and to the author MH. A selection of photos will be appearing after lunch!!
BIRMINGHAM INDYMEDIA LAUNCH
Birmingham Indymedia goes live on May 1st with the aim of promoting grassroots, non-corporate and non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.
On bank holiday Monday May 2nd, at the Custard Factory Birmingham, the kollective in association with the Birmingham Guantanamo Campaign [ Report ] and the South Asian Alliance will be screening 'This is Camp Xray' along with some short films. There will also be music provided by DESERT GROOVE DJs + INQLAB COLLECTIVE plus infostalls all on the theme of responding to injustice.6.30 - 11PM (THEATRE DOORS 6.30PM, MUSIC AND BAR 8-11PM)
24-04-2005 07:17George Bush will visit the province of Limburg in the Netherlands to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Europe’s liberation on 8th of May. He will also attend several bilateral talks in the region around Maastricht on May 7th. Local activist groups and students are planning demonstrations to receive Bush in Maastricht. However, a website created to disseminate information about these protests has been censored and taken off air.
23-04-2005 20:11Alternative votes in Liverpool might increase turnout
23-04-2005 19:44"For two years, FTAA has not been discussed in Brazil, because we took it off the agenda," Lula said.
Instead, Brazil has focused on strengthening trade ties among its Latin American neighbors and with the Mercosur trade bloc made up of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
20-04-2005 20:09Over 60 people at today's noise demo, possibly the last one if EDO get their proposed draconian injunction in the High Court on friday.
20-04-2005 19:50Around 70 protesters gathered outside EDO MBMs bomb factory in Brighton today. This could be the last legal demo of this kind for a while if an interim injunction is granted in the High Court on Friday.
20-04-2005 18:37With 2 days to remain in the Tent University protest at the University of California, Santa Cruz, we would like to be able to say "the whole world is watching", because the shit has already begun to hit the fan.
20-04-2005 12:41George Galloway; asset or liability? A discussion from an anti-war left perspective.
19-04-2005 19:44Craig Murray is standing as an Independent candidate on an anti-war anti-torture platform, against Jack Straw in Blackburn.
The national action against Caterpillar, which consisted of a protest motorcade past Caterpillar finance in Solihull and a rally in Birmingham city centre, was supported by national PSC (Palestinian Solidarity Campaign) & others. People joined in from Leicester, Coventry, Wales, Preston, Liverpool, Exeter etc.
At long last, action is being taken nationally and internationally to stop Caterpillars exports, from the USA to Israel, of bulldozers for aggressive usage against Palestinian civilians, in the occupied territories.
Two main events for the day 1) A Protest Motorcade 2) A Palestine Rally
19-04-2005 10:26IMPORTANT HUSTINGS MEETING ON 28 APRIL. YOUR CHANCE TO HEAR ABOUT WHERE THE PARTIES STAND ON ISSUES SUCH AS THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ, CIVIL LIBERTIES, TERRORISM AND SECURITY, ISLAMOPHOBIA AND OTHER TOPICAL ISSUES.
AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED TO HELP YOU DECIDE HOW TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION. DETAILS BELOW
19-04-2005 09:46Direct Action - Affinity Group Training
Saturday 7 May, 10:30am
The Institute for Autonomy, 78 Gower St,London WC1
(nearest tubes: Russell Sq, Goodge St, Warren St. Buses: Tottenham Court Road)
18-04-2005 20:39After misusing the Prevention of Terrorism Act to intimidate a handful of people keeping vigil outside US Spy base Menwith Hill the Ministry of Defence Police are now trying to use an Anti Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) to restrict the freedom to protest of one woman and a flag.
18-04-2005 15:28It's pretty obvious that the CIA, Mossad, or some other American or Israeli terrorist gang orchestrated this completely bogus story about a mass kidnapping and rape in Iraq. It falls perfectly in line with their united effort to sew as much discord and strife among Arabs as possible.
18-04-2005 11:42Interfaith group to challenge the mainstream 9/11 thesis which blames the success of the attacks on the combination of two factors: “angry Muslim fanatics” and an “overwhelmed or incompetent domestic security apparatus.”
18-04-2005 10:15While it is clear that the US and coalition forces have been killing more civilians than combatants and that more civilians have been killed by the US and coalition forces than by guerrillas, questions stilll remain.
First of all, do Iraqi guerrillas themselves in fact attack more civilians than combatants, as the corporate media regularly suggests?