UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
01-10-2007 17:26Following the lead of the fabulous Medicins sans Frontieres and Reporters sans Frontieres, the ever-fabulous Burmese People established Burmese Bloggers Without Borders on 30th September 2007. They are asking for a strike of supportive bloggers on Thursday 4th October, 2007.
01-10-2007 10:02100 arrests so far as 600 actvists block entrances to faslane nuclear weapons base. alex salmond sends message of support to protestors
01-10-2007 06:36Several Bradford campaigners, dressed as fairies, have been arrested already during the Big Blockade, the finale to Faslane 365. They were joining hundreds of others in blockading the nuclear submarine base.
01-10-2007 06:30The Junta have successfully cut off internet access to the outside world; some landlines are still working but mobiles can only pick up signals near the borders and are in any case rare at $1800 purchase price. The resistance have issued the following call for assistance via WiFi and the embassies in Rangoon.
01-10-2007 03:09To Chinese President Hu Jintao and the UN Security Council:
We stand alongside the citizens of Burma in their peaceful protests. We urge you to oppose a violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and democracy in Burma. We pledge to hold you accountable for any further bloodshed.
Issue 22 is out now. Read it online.
30-09-2007 21:45Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, develops the disturbing thesis that we have indeed become the new Nazis. Readers will be surprised both by who helped him form idea and who, ultimately, is behind our Nazification.
30-09-2007 14:32I'm beginning to understand the role of electronic vote (rigging) machines used in the last election. A Republican win would have been unbelievable, so these machines were used to install "friendly" Democrats (members of the RepubliCrat Party) to the halls of power, ensuring nothing would change, and that this Madness could expand.
The day before the election, CNN ran a priceless report, saying that E-Voting was provably 'unreliable', but that 76% of Districts were using the machines anyway. Then they cut back to the anchors, who paused for a moment, looking defeated, then basically said, "Oh, well" ...
30-09-2007 14:30Wonder if the "news" media will ever report the story ...
29-09-2007 21:06There's been a lot of talk about Ahmadinejad's statement about how Iran supposedly "doesn't have gays like you do" - which of course totally distracts from the substance of his speech in which he proclaimed that Iran was not going to attack anyone and that he didn't deny the holocaust as claimed but only questioned why the Palestinians had to suffer for it.
29-09-2007 15:39Watch for the US to apply 'substantial pressure' on the IAEA between now and then.
29-09-2007 15:19As SchNEWS Examines The Sudden Iintrest In Human Rights In Burma
"I call on those who embrace the values of human rights and freedom to support the legitimate demands of the Burmese people." - George Bush.
29-09-2007 07:49WEST MIDLANDS PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN
5.00 p.m. SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER : TALK BY SIWAR ASLIH
Venue : Cafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham.
The talk will start at 5.00 p.m. , followed by a discussion. Light refreshments will be served at 6.30 p.m.