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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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critical developments in Guatemala

21-08-2003 07:53

The dispute over whether General Efrain Ríos Montt can run for president has dramatically escalated. Today [July 24], in a coordinated campaign of violence, busloads of followers of Ríos Montt, including paramilitaries, entered the capital city and attacked groups of people, journalists, and critics of the general. They have threatened media offices and human rights organizations. Héctor Ramírez, a journalist, died of a heart attack while escaping from an aggressive mob, and other journalists narrowly escaped lynching. This very dangerous development may be the prelude to a coup. , August 7th.

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DSEi contact details

21-08-2003 07:36

for deatils of DSEi exhibitors from your area you can refer to the following indymedia sites. hopefully this will be duplicated on the website shortly(ish)

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CIA Accused Of Bank Heist

20-08-2003 23:26

Shortly before U.S. forces began streaming across the Iraqi border, commencing Persian Gulf War II, the CIA and the Department of Defense, with a little help from Israel and some Europeans, pulled off a massive bank heist in Iraq to the tune of several billion dollars.

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U.S. and Terrorist Groups Both Kill Civilians - And Call It Necessary

20-08-2003 22:42

The U.S. and many terrorist organizations engage in killing civilians to achieve their goals. When the U.S. kills civilians as part of a war they excuse it with the term "Collateral Damage" or "Incidental Casualties".

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Suing over USUK DU and other WMD

20-08-2003 20:10

A growing international movement must demand full reparations for the
Iraqi people. A cleanup of the toxic, radioactive waste is in the
interests of all the people of the region. The cost of the war must be
calculated in terms of bankrupt social programs here in the U.S. and the
health of all the people who were in the region during the war and will
be in the years to come.

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20-08-2003 17:03

Anwar Adel Khardom points to her heavily pregnant,shrapnel-sprayedn stomach
as she fluctuates between composure and frantic, inconsolable grief-”what
sort of life will this child be born into?” Her thirteen year old daughter Hadil, frail arms bruised and scarred with shrapnel,head bandaged with white gauze,remains wide-eyed and observant,fanning her mother with a woven fan as the heat of an oppressive,airless day reaches it’s midday climax.The room is crowded with relatives and friends who drink the bitter coffee and cry and keen in memory of Anwar’s husband,Adel,her 18-year old sonHaider,17-year old daughter Ola,and 8-year old daughter Mervat-all shot dead by U.S.soldiers seven days before.

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20-08-2003 15:19

It's even not easy to die for lying assholes far away from the frontline

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Cardiff Disarm DSEi Day!

20-08-2003 15:05

A day of anti-arms trade talks and workshops in Cardiff will be held on 31st August.

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RtB Summer Camp - Reminder & Info

20-08-2003 10:59

Reclaim the Bases Summer Camp
22-25 August 2003 at Bluebell wood AWE Aldermaston, near

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Sheffield STWC Update

20-08-2003 08:51

A repost of a round up of actions, activities and stuff from the Sheffield Stop the war group, the original email is here:

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Call for DSEi / Arms related audio content for radio

19-08-2003 16:27

This is a call for audio content that can be used by radio projects broadcasting around the Disarm DSEi arms fair protests in September 2003.

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Guardian linked to disarm dsei website

19-08-2003 14:55

Recent Guardian article last week "Out of arms way" linked to the disarm dsei website at the end of the webpage.

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New antiwar network

19-08-2003 13:56

Justice Not Vengence Northern launch meeting - 7pm, Wed 20th Aug, Leeds

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ISM book previewed on the radio innit

19-08-2003 12:55

Ted Curtis, author of 'By theft & murder: a beginner's guide to the occupation of Palestine', will be on Resonmance FM 104.4 talking to Ben Watson Wednesday afternoon.

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Coulport-News, 15.08.2003

19-08-2003 12:36

activist in the water
The camp is finishing today. Over 70 people participated at the camp, the numerous actions and workshops. In total the police took 41 custodies. Yesterday the attempt of 12 activists failed to break through the fence of the nuclear weapons basis Faslane.

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2 Brave soldiers saying NO.

19-08-2003 11:13

2 Brave Soldiers standing up to the military.

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Home demolitions continue despite 'road map' while activists resist

19-08-2003 11:11

Waiting for the IOF
Saturday the 17th August, 2003 – Balata Refugee Camp, Nablus.
The IOF arrive at the home of the Abu Salem family with the intention of demolition. An act of collective punishment for the actions of his son who is a martyr. There are five activists from the International Solidarity Movement staying in the home in response to a very real threat of demolition, due to the IOF carrying out three home demolitions in the Nablus in the previous four days.

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FACING REALITY: Open letter to Blair from Barbados

18-08-2003 17:38

Dear Mr. Blair, I write to you on behalf of the members of the Clement Payne Movement, and the many other Barbadians who joined with us in taking to the streets to denounce your policy of war and destruction against the nation and people of Iraq.
Over the past three weeks, you have relaxed in the peaceful environment of Barbados, with your wife and children safe and secure, by your side.
I wonder if at any time during that period, you spared a thought for the tens of thousands of innocent Iraqi women, children and men whose lives have been permanently devastated by the British bombs which you ordered to be dropped on the nation of Iraq?

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Kids against clusters

17-08-2003 19:31

On Sunday, 17th August, a group of around 75 folk gathered beneath balloons in Parliament Square, London.

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Bristol-Stop-The-War News : 17th August 2003

17-08-2003 18:56

Coach tickets to the 27th Sept National Demo are now available.

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