UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
15-04-2007 11:16AWAAZ - South Asia Watch, a group formed mainly by young educated British Asians, condemns what it believes to be an attempt by London's Metropolitan Police to lend authority to dubious claims being made by Hindu fundamentalist groups in Britain. "These claims mainly centre around the allegation that Muslim students on university campuses are engaging in 'aggressive conversions' or 'forcible conversions' of Hindu and Sikh girls".
15-04-2007 11:03As predicted, the hope of imminent independence has been the catalyst for the planned redeploment of the nuclear fleet to Devonport. So will an independent seize and disarm the sub's or is Plymouth ready for a peace camp ?
14-04-2007 18:22from Palsolidarity
14-04-2007 18:19Israeli Army shoot member of Brighton delegation with rubber bullet
For immediate release: Friday 13th April 2007
A 28 yr old Brighton man was shot in the arm today by a rubber bullet fired by the Israeli Army. He was on a weekly demonstration against Israel’s apartheid wall in Bil’in village, Palestine.
14-04-2007 17:44The greatest British conspiracy theory of the modern age was unveiled this week. Lewes MP Norman Baker set out in detail for the first time why he believes the secret service murdered the Government scientist Dr David Kelly.
Miles Godfrey and Katya Mira report on a one-man crusade for the truth which has catapulted an unassuming Parliamentarian into the international spotlight.
14-04-2007 16:51The media has hinted at these connections, but few 'journalists' have actually probed or profiled them in detail.
14-04-2007 14:25Or war by Israel ...
War on Terror A Fraud
Maps and Charts of Iraqi Oil Fields/Foreign Suitors For Iraqi Oilfields
These are documents turned over by the Commerce Department, under a March 5, 2002 court order as a result of Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit concerning the activities of the Cheney Energy Task Force. The documents contain a map of Iraqi oilfields, pipelines, refineries and terminals, as well as 2 charts detailing Iraqi oil and gas projects, and “Foreign Suitors for Iraqi Oilfield Contracts.” The documents are dated March 2001.
That's BEFORE 9/11.
G8, walls, wars and exclusions go together. That is why thousands from the region, from all over Germany, Europe, Israel, and Palestine will come to Rostock to protest against the meeting of those who rule the world without being legitimized:
- on the international demo block “Palestine – no wars, no walls”, June, 2nd , in Rostock, Germany
- on the day of blockades against militarization, wars and occupations on June, 5th around Rostock-Laage airport, Germany
14-04-2007 07:04In a military operation taking place in Balata Refugee Camp (Nablus, Occupied Palestine), IOF troops forced two youngsters to serve as human shields.
13-04-2007 23:12In response to the "Empire as a Way of Life" series of essays and the impotency of ALL erudite scholarship in the dissent space that has achieved absolutely zero efficacy in any of its attempts to halt the crimes of "empire". Instead of continuing on with business as usual - perhaps it's time to do a postmortem - as engineers and thinking peoples - to figure out why our anemic protests and rehearsal of profound works of history by the scholarly haven't worked to prevent new similar history from being constructed in new epochs as new faits accomplis only to be lamented over, and how to achieve better than zero efficacy in changing that!
Activists from Trident Ploughshares this morning blockaded all three entrances to the Faslane naval base, home of the United Kingdom's nuclear weapons. The base was completely shut for over two hours and 24 people were arrested.
13-04-2007 01:42Ever since the 1995 bombing of the Paris metro by the Algerian Armed Islamic Group (GIA) made France the first western European country to suffer so-called radical Islamist terrorism, its politicians and "terror experts" have consistently warned Britain to the dangers of welcoming Islamist political dissidents and radical preachers to her shores.
12-04-2007 19:43In a cover piece for the New Statesman, John Pilger evokes the memory of Germans 'looking from the side' at Bergen-Belsen to describe the challenge facing us in the West as the Bush/Blair 'long war' becomes 'perhaps the greatest crisis of modern times'.