UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
20-10-2007 23:05"Do victims have rights too?" at the Law Society 18th October 2007. Examining the credibility of the demobilisation process under the 'Justice and Peace' Law
20-10-2007 22:32Cardiff activists demonstrated for the third saturday in a row, outside a busy Total petrol station on the city's Cathedral Road
20-10-2007 10:36In his lectures, Elias will outline the moral and legal foundations for the right to the truth, the obligations of states to thoroughly investigate mass murder, and will illustrate the extent to which US authorities have violated their international obligations to establish the truth about what happened on 11 September 2001.
Elias’ empirical approach, devoid of speculation, provides powerful conceptual tools to those who are committed to defend democracy and the rule of civilised law at both the domestic and international level.
20-10-2007 08:13Following the forcible eviction of tents from the grass of the Square by Greater London Authority security guards on 17th October, protesters sought an alternative site, where they could not be accused of causing an obstruction. Video:
20-10-2007 06:14This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.IMEMC.org, for October 12 through 19, 2007.
This week the Israeli army escalated its attacks and invasions into various parts of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip while in the meantime, diplomatic efforts to hold a peace conference under American supervision continue, these stories and more, coming up, stay tuned.
19-10-2007 19:27So then ... what was the purpose of this illegal act of aggression?
It appears this was a "back door" attack on Iran, since Syria and Iran have signed defense pacts, and this was intended to lure Iran into war. Living through these dark times, it becomes much clearer how Israel lured the Arab world into the wars it's used to justify the annexation of so much of the Palestinian State they refuse to recognize.
19-10-2007 19:25It's been interesting to watch the same media that helped sell the LIES about Iraq play the game again in regards to Israel/America's plot against Iran. They've Framed this non-existent 'crisis' in the Neo-Fascists' own rhetoric, again repeating long-refuted LIES with no counter-point or factual examination or rebuttal.
The US media just received its 30 pieces of silver, with the FCC announcement of further deregulation in the area of media conglomeration and mass ownership.
18-10-2007 18:52There is quite a lot of interesting, but wild, speculation running around the blog-o-sphere, progressive circles and just plain dinner conversation these days about whether BushCo will allow a peaceful and constitutional transfer of Executive power in the ‘08 elections.
18-10-2007 17:56Sons of Paradise is new play about the fictional last surviver of WW1. He is offered a state funeral but feels his body is to used, as it was 90 years previously, for political ends.
18-10-2007 16:10Paul Hills is the Managing director of EDO MBM - a Brighton based arms company
18-10-2007 14:45In the US the homeland security complex has expanded enormously thanks to the Bush-Cheney mafia. Here in Britain its growth has been less obvious since only the Conservatives have spoken openly of the need for a formal Homeland Security Department to take over from the MoD. What I would like to know is are the foot soldiers of private security companies little more than extras from Dads Amy?
18-10-2007 13:35"Such constant rhetoric and legislation concerning conscription, in addition to warmongering with Iran and the continuation of the "war on terror" mantra has led some, including Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration Paul Craig Roberts , to warn that absent any real threat or attack, the Bush administration could stage false flag events and terror attacks in order to reinstate the draft, enhance military presence in the middle east and ultimately attack Iran."