UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
Tuesday 11th September
Oxford Town Hall, 7.15 - 9.30
11-09-2007 12:22An 80-page study written by two British security analysts and released on August 28 makes a chilling estimation of the overwhelming force that the US would use in the event of any attack on Iran. “The US has made military preparations to destroy Iran’s WMD, nuclear energy, regime, armed forces, state apparatus and economic infrastructure within days, if not hours, of President George W. Bush giving the order,” the paper declared.
11-09-2007 10:08Reproduced here for fair use:
11-09-2007 09:23There in the streets of Seattle, and later in the streets of many other cities in the US and around the world, was a crystalization of the battle for the hearts and minds of the people of the world.
11-09-2007 08:56In the early hours of Tuesday, 11 September a group blockaded the entrance to the BAE Middleton factory carpark in conjunction with the day of action against the DSEi (Defence Systems and Equipment International) arms fair in London.
11-09-2007 08:18Women in Black anti-arms fair vigil: Wednesday 13 September, 6.00 to 7.00, Edith Cavell Statue, St Martin's Lane, just above Trafalgar Square, London
11-09-2007 06:57A group of about 20 activists have entered the Excel complex where the DSEi Arms Fair is being held.
11-09-2007 06:29To understand the Petraeus report to congress it is important to also understand the subsequent report to be given by President Bush. Bush will brief the US congress with regard to the eighteen benchmarks that the congress has set as a measure of the performance of the Iraqi government.
10-09-2007 18:02The Raddison Mayfair Hotel was today being used for a UK Defence Conference. Protesters weren't happy about this.
10-09-2007 16:46Disrupt the DSEi Dinner at the Dorchester!
Thursday 13th September 2007
The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1.
(Tubes: Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner, Green Park.)
10-09-2007 13:51To get news from the streets during the various protests against DSEi
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10-09-2007 12:08It is apparent after careful examination, that there has been longstanding intent to attack Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. Alleged reasons or pretexts are merely a form of justification to implement otherwise unjustifiable intentions and actions. These intentions (mens rea) and the subsequent actions (actus reus), meaning aggression and war, against Lebanon, Syria, and Iran are criminal acts.
10-09-2007 10:27This morning an action took place in from of the Mayfair Hotel
where the DSEi conference is taking place from 9 am this morning.
An unidentified substance was spelled out in the pavement around the
entrance and on the walls of the Hotel
10-09-2007 08:34the demonstrators were calling for the suspension of Israel from international football until she complies with international humanitarian law
There will also be a ride on Thursday evening for the arms dealers' dinner, leaving from by the NFT under Waterloo Bridge at 6:30pm.