UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
05-08-2006 22:22On behalf of Merseyside trade unionists the Sacked Liverpool
Dockworkers have been asked to circulate, coordinate and collate all
responses to this message.
05-08-2006 22:17Merseyside TUC, Liverpool TUC, Wirral TUC and Sefton TUC and the
Merseyside Coalition Against the War are supporting the Friends of
Palestine Picket / demonstration at the Liverpool versus Maccabi
Haifa football match on Wednesday 9th August at Anfield and call on
trade unionists to show Israelis that we are totally opposed to
their murderous activities in Lebanon. The football game will be
shown live on Israeli television and the key may well be to bring
banners / placards to show Israeli people exactly what the views of
trade unionists and anti war campaigners are.
05-08-2006 21:54"At best, Blair sounds like a defeated former colonialist visiting the world from his grave. At worst, we just had the opportunity to peep into the mind of a desperate war lord."
05-08-2006 19:24Seven anti war activists were arrested at 6pm this afternoon as they lay ‘dead’ in the road outside Downing Street in a protest to demand an unconditional ceasefire in the Middle East.
05-08-2006 15:14Presently there are about 150 people sitting outside Downing St, while a pile of children's shoes is growing on the inside of the gates.
People might remember the brutal used of non-lethal weapons against anti-war protestors in Oakland, USA, in 2003, it was posted to UK IMC at the time: Non-lethal rounds shot at protesters in Oakland California and US: cops attack peace protestors with wooden bullets / concussion grenades / gas. Well now it turns out that Oakland Police Infiltrators Took Control Of Anti-War Group in a COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program) style operation, read on for a repost from Indybay.
05-08-2006 13:05The paramilitaries in Colombia sewpt with any possibility of institutionality that could have been on the Colombian Soceity. How to regain that beacuse it is vilta to the future of the country.
The sharp escalation of the attacks against Lebanon Friday have made it abundantly clear that the objective of this US-Israeli war of aggression is to demolish Lebanon as an independent and sovereign country.
Oil leaking from a bombed power station in Lebanon has reached the coastline of neighbouring Syria and is spreading north, the Kenya-based United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says. Lebanon's Environment Ministry has called it the worst environmental disaster to hit the Arab state. The spill has already polluted over 80 kilometres of Lebanon's coastline...
05-08-2006 02:03A sample letter to send to your local MP
04-08-2006 18:34Suffice it to say, it’s an uncomfortable summer here in New York. My own neighborhood was among those without electricity for a greater part of last week.
04-08-2006 18:32Why the attempts of negotiation between the Colombian Governement and FARC haven' been able to produce any result.
Lebanon which means it is a NUCLEAR
WAR! These weapons are extremely
poisoness and deadly........along with
being illegal by all conventions and
treaties. These so-called "depleted"
uranium weapons are actually not
depleted, and their use constitutes
a war crime.]
By: Dr. Doug Rokke, PhD., former Director, U.S. Army Depleted Uranium Project
04-08-2006 16:53Last Sunday, German government spokesman Ulrich William spoke on behalf of the chancellor, Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union—CDU), and expressed Merkel’s “great regret and deep sadness over the consequences of the Israeli air raid on Qana.”
Two days later, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Social Democratic Party—SPD) began an interview in the Süddeutsche Zeitung with the words: “What took place on Sunday in Qana was appalling. The large number of civilian victims of the Israeli air raid is terrible and unacceptable.”