UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
30-06-2005 11:26New Campaign Against Arms Trade figures regarding shares held by Birmingham University.
Did you know that your university heavily invests in the arms trade?
Figures accurate at time of writing (June 2005).
29-06-2005 09:24"Without making any perceptible concessions, Condoleezza Rice signalled that the gulfs could be bridged and coopera-tion with Europe promoted. Her cold sneer seemed to say: cooperation on our conditions.. Many factors will stop the `arrogance of power' (Senator Fulbright)."
28-06-2005 23:35Stop this mad man and save the planet - Wednesday 6th July
Protest the day George W Bush arrives in Scotland for the G8
If you can't make the Gleneagles Demo or a Live8 concert or screening
Don't miss out - come and join this solidarity protest
Last week’s week of action against CATerpillar took in nottingham, Derbyshire and Solihull and ended with a procession through the streets of Brighton on Saturday in protest against High Street Stores selling CAT footwear and clothing.
28-06-2005 17:40Blair puts in a much stronger showing as the antichrist's dog than as the antichrist himself, with only 56,000 entries for the google search blair antichrist against 121,000 for blair poodle. Cheney and Sharon are in a tight race for 3rd place, while Rumsfeld and Putin bring up the rear.
28-06-2005 15:21The following article by Dahr Jamail was published on ZNet today.
27-06-2005 23:39Development of regular protest at BAe weapons factory at Brough(Humberside). 2nd protest took place outside the main gates.
27-06-2005 15:58Press Release - 27 June 2005
Regardless of the outcome of today's verdict on the killing of Tom Hurndall, the International Solidarity Movement, London maintains that justice cannot been served while the culture of impunity in the Israeli army remains in tact. Tom was one of hundreds of civilians killed in Rafah alone in the past four years. He was shot whilst trying to get children out of the line of Israeli army gunfire. As he bent down to pick up a young boy, he was shot in the head.
27-06-2005 15:47The World Tribunal on Iraq concluded this morning with a press conference announcing the decision of the 'Jury of Conscience'. Here is the press release and jury statement from the WTI website:
26-06-2005 19:47Under the arrangements that Britain has with the US that allow us access to their nuclear technology in the Trident programme, America has long insisted that it should have access to all our intelligence material. That means the ID database will be automatically available to it.
26-06-2005 16:01Trying to Stop Global Torture Terror by Secret US Death Squads, tomorrow the warrant is followed by a 230 page investigation, a public report with the names and personal details of the accused CIA terrorists and their collaborators of american and foreign nationality.
It's vital that many people come up to sing out the message that Iraqi wealth should be in the hands of the Iraqi people. We must stop the corporate plunder of Iraq!
25-06-2005 00:53Independent media activist and journalist Dahr Jamail writes on the Amercian attempts at censoring the news from Iraq and reports recent events at Buhrez
25-06-2005 00:21Bombings and assassinations continue in Lebanon. The latest victim of this wave of terror was the 67-year old George Hawi, who was killed when a bomb detonated in his car; the former leader of the Lebanese Communist Party lost his life on June 21st, only a day after the so-called “anti-Syrian bloc” claimed victory in the parliamentary elections.