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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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11-09-2007 15:08

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Protest Tanks at DSEI

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11-09-2007 13:25

Oxford 9/11 Truth People
An evening of short films and discussion offering alternative perspectives on 9/11 and the "war on terror".
Tuesday 11th September
Oxford Town Hall, 7.15 - 9.30

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British academics warn US is preparing “shock and awe” attack on Iran

11-09-2007 12:22

An 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.

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The Next Attack Is Coming: 6 Years after 911

11-09-2007 09:23

There 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.

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Action against the arms trade in Manchester

11-09-2007 08:56

In 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.

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Women in Black: anti-arms fair vigil

11-09-2007 08:18

Women 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

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DSEi: Activists have entered the Excel complex

11-09-2007 06:57

A group of about 20 activists have entered the Excel complex where the DSEi Arms Fair is being held.

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Man arrested at Atomic Weapons Establishment on eve of major arms fair

11-09-2007 06:47

On the eve of the MoD-sponsored DSEi arms fair in east London, there was one arrest at AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment) Aldermaston in Berkshire, where supporters of the Block the Builders campaign had gathered on Monday morning.

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The Petraeus Report

11-09-2007 06:29

To 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.

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Picket of Raddison Mayfair Hotel

10-09-2007 18:02

The Raddison Mayfair Hotel was today being used for a UK Defence Conference. Protesters weren't happy about this.

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Disrupt the DSEi Dinner at the Dorchester! - Thu 13th Sept

10-09-2007 16:46

Disrupt the DSEi Dinner at the Dorchester!

Thursday 13th September 2007

7pm Cocktails
8pm Dinner

The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1.
(Tubes: Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner, Green Park.)

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News from the streets - SMS news during DSEi

10-09-2007 13:51

To get news from the streets during the various protests against DSEi
text the message: follow streets
to 07624801423
you will receive a confirmation message
which you must reply to with a username of your choice.

You will not be charged to receive the news alerts but you will pay for the two texts you send to sign up.

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Police find Space Hijackers' Tank

10-09-2007 13:47

Police have put the tank and Space Hijackers' under 24 hour surveillance.

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IRAQ: Former US Marine Matt Howard, “No-one is talking about the real violence”

10-09-2007 13:03

Matt Howard
Former US Marine Matt Howard, a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, toured Australia last week, speaking at a number of antiwar meetings as well as demonstrations in Sydney held during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. Howard, 26, was a 7-tonne driver in the Marine Corps’ 1st Tank Battalion during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He served a second tour of duty in 2004.

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The War on Lebanon: Stage of a Broader Middle East Military Road-map

10-09-2007 12:08

It 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.

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BLOOD to greets un-welcomed guests and delegates in Mayfair

10-09-2007 10:27

This 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

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FIT Watch Bingo For DSEi

10-09-2007 09:04

Have fun cop spotting at DSEi.

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video of boycott israel demo at the Israel-England Eur 2008 qualifier

10-09-2007 08:34

the demonstrators were calling for the suspension of Israel from international football until she complies with international humanitarian law

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bikes not bombs - critical mass against DSEi Tuesday meet 10:30am Bank tube

09-09-2007 22:08

As part of a week of action against the DSEi arms fair there will be a ‘Bikes not Bombs’ critical mass’ bike ride meeting up at Bank tube station at 10:30am on Tuesday, and riding to the arms fair. Bikes and any other human-powered vehicle welcome - no tanks!

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.
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