UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
30-12-2006 21:22In contrary to the often hypocritical ''Christmas'' approach, The Birth of the Child is no sentimental story about ''A Little Child in a Manger'', but the reality of the exclusion of the poor, persecution by the State and seeking illegal asylum in a foreign country
That's the reason, this Story is based on respect towards any human being, regardless descent or committed crime
30-12-2006 21:16The silence of the western antiwar movement on the lynching of Saddam Hussein is deafening and is increasingly beginning to prove what a lot of discerning people have suspected all along – that the mainstream anti-war movement (including large parts of its left wing) in the west is the well concealed left boot of western imperialism, the conscience of the conqueror.
30-12-2006 20:13Uri Dan, an Israeli journalist who died recently, and was close to the former Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, published, before his death, a book in which he accuses Sharon of planning the assassination of the late Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat.
The book was published in France and the author states that Arafat was poisoned by a direct decision from Sharon who had a phone call with the U.S president George W. Bush in April 2004, and decided to assassinate Arafat after the call.
30-12-2006 12:35The new year is set to see more imperial genocide in Iraq as the US increases troop numbers. 61% of the population of Iraq support attacks on the troops of the imperial occupation - things are simply going to get worse, much worse. The number killed by the imperial occupation already dawarfs those killed, with western support, by Saddam. Downing Street and the White House are occupied by genocidal, psycopath, war criminals.
30-12-2006 12:14Naturally, the Democrats are onboard with more murder and mayhem, never mind the arguments over the duration of Bush’s “surge,” designed to last for the foreseeable future.
30-12-2006 08:40Hanging Saddam? George Bush as Texas governor was named 'Texecutionor' as the biggest Serial Killer with 155 victims. Compared to Bush's 655.000 estimated deaths in Iraq, Saddam Hussein is a bad apprentice. But, murder is murder: whoever does it.
30-12-2006 03:30... which include Dylan's Masters of War, Lennon's Working Class Hero, Ochs's I Ain't Marching Anymore, Newman's Political Science, Springsteen's Born In the USA and many many more.
30-12-2006 02:20B'TSELEM, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, has published its 2006 annual statistics. In a press release, the human rights group, which was established in 1989 to document human rights violations in the Occupied Territories, said this past year has witnessed "a deterioration in the human rights situation in the Occupied Territories, particularly in the increase in civilians killed and the destruction of houses and infrastructure in the Gaza Strip." At the same time, it added, "there was an improvement regarding violations of the right to life of Israeli civilians."
30-12-2006 01:58The overall number of soldiers in the British army has fallen, despite record sums being spent on recruitment, figures revealed in a written Parliamentary answer by Defence Minister Derek Twigg show. There were more than 12,700 new recruits in 2006, an increase of about 1,000 on last year, with some £89m spent on recruiting, an increase of £3.5m. Almost 14,500 personnel, whoever, have left the service this year.
29-12-2006 18:51Friday, December 29, 2006
End of Another Year...
You know your country is in trouble when:
28-12-2006 19:23Twenty activists from Anarchists Against the Wall have blocked central Tel Aviv with razor wire from the Apartheid Wall.