UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
06-11-2005 22:24Newly released State Department Documents have revealed a surprising fact about what Kissinger got up to in Paris in 1972 with Nixon's approval.
06-11-2005 18:34A decision on the possible replacement of the Trident submarine nuclear weapons system is due in this parliament. According to reports, the UK government, despite its commitment to nuclear disarmament under the NPT, has already decided to replace Trident. Help send the message loud and clear from Oxford - get rid of Trident and don’t replace it!
06-11-2005 13:46As former Scots Guards Colonel and Human Rights abuser Tim Spicer, whose Aegis mercenary company is the subject of much controversy in Iraq, attends a conference at RUSI in Westminster, families of British Soldiers, of Irish Citizens murdered by British Soldiers, and representatives of Iraqi families murdered by British soldiers unite with a cross-party group of MPs and human rights lobbyists to call for an end to Impunity for human rights abusers.
[earth2025] GOP Leaders to Bush: 'Your Presidency is Effectively Over'
05-11-2005 15:58The laws in our countries are being eroded and ignored, so that the fact we don't want to be imperialistic, the fact that we can all see the damage that imperialism does to the world and those directly oppressed by it, no longer constitutes a wake-up call to those in charge.
05-11-2005 15:50ATTORNEY GENERAL TORPEDOES WAR CRIMES DEFENCE IN HIGH COURT; PROTESTERS DEFIANT
News media reported Thursday that the group Human Rights Watch "claims records and other evidence point to POLAND and ROMANIA as countries that allowed their territory to be used by the CIA to hold top suspected al-Qaeda captives." We report that HRW knows that from tracing the movements of CIA planes and we provide a list of the planes.
04-11-2005 18:35seems the war in Iraq is becoming another vietnam by the day , if this report from www.military.com is anything to go by
04-11-2005 16:56Cluster bombs have been widely used during conflicts in countries such as Kosovo, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. The results are devastating…
04-11-2005 11:10Parlimentary democracy and other myths
03-11-2005 15:21"The US elephant has grown into a monster of grotesque and obscene proportions. The special relations between the US and the United Kingdom in the last years have led to the deaths of thousands upon thousands.. All this happened under the sign of a moral crusade to bring peace & stability."
03-11-2005 11:50Although it had evacuated its settlers and troops from the Gaza Strip earlier this year, Israel continues to control the territory's airspace, coastline and borders. It has also continued to carry out air raids against what it says are militant targets. What's more, Israeli jets are are now said to be flying regularly over the Palestinian land, with sonic booms designed to be a show of force.
03-11-2005 11:25The UK-based charity MARCCH (Medical Aid and Relief for Children of Chechnya) in association Centre of Contemporary Central Asia & the Caucasus (SOAS) are organising their second Conference on Chechnya on Friday 25th November at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS.
03-11-2005 10:48Clare Short's Armed Forces Bill defeated
02-11-2005 15:22"Suicidal statecraft. Sadly for President George W Bush's place in history but-much more important-ominously for America's future, it has lately seemed as if that adroit phrase might be applicable to the policies pursued by the US since the cataclysm of 9/11."
The action, which was organised by Peace Action Wellington, involved a large sit-in/blockade by the Aotearoa Revolutionary Clown Army in front of Te Papa which lasted for about two and a half hours, and also a blockade in front of an armoured vehicle. Twenty people in all were arrested, with charges ranging from obstruction, trespass and assault of police officers.