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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Aldermaston bike ride on March 22-24, 2008

20-03-2008 22:30

Bikes not bombs are planning a bike ride from London to Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment

The bike ride is expected to take 3 days (22nd March - 24th March 2008)

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First offenders of new anti-terror law admonished for peace protest

20-03-2008 16:06

Faslane anti-nuclear peace activists charged with offences under SOCPA discover that the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act is not so serious after all.

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Iraq War: 5 years (by Latuff)

20-03-2008 13:48

Iraq War: 5 years (1)
Copyleft artworks by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Bush's anniversary address - interpreted

20-03-2008 12:05

US President George W Bush addressed the nation yesterday, delivering a moving speech about the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Extracts reproduced below, with interpretation [in square brackets].

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EDO Blockades On 5th Anniversary Of Shock and Awe

20-03-2008 11:46

This morning eleven demonstrators, acting under the banner of Smash EDO, blockaded EDO MBM a weapons manufacturer in Home Farm Road, Brighton, to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.

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Wrexham Vigil for Iraq - pics

20-03-2008 09:07

Eight members of Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum and Wrexham Women for Peace held a vigil on Hope Street, Wrexham yesterday afternoon to mark the 5th anniversary of the US/UK-led invasion of Iraq.

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Protesters commemorate Iraqi war dead at military recruitment event in London

20-03-2008 01:41

Two days ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start of the US- and UK-led invasion of Iraq, commando engineers sensitively staged a recruitment event in northwest London. Three anti-war protesters went along to try and persuade locals not to make the biggest mistake of their lives.

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On the Verge Screening scuppered by licensing laws!

19-03-2008 20:37

Police use 'grey area' licencing laws as a tool for censorship!

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How to Get Out of Iraq

19-03-2008 18:01

Five years into the war in Iraq, the primary source of instability is the continuing presence of U.S. troops. Iraqi public opinion and attack statistics strongly indicate that more than 80 per cent of the violence is directly or indirectly attributable to the U.S. military occupation. It follows that a ceasefire predicated on a decisive U.S. withdrawal of all troops and bases will actually help stabilize the country.

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Smash EDO film banned in Bath, but not by B.A.N....

19-03-2008 16:14

...or at least, they're trying pretty hard

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EDO MBM Credit Limit Reduced To Zero

19-03-2008 13:04

Financial report shows serious industry insider doubts about the future of EDO MBM

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Vigil for Iraq - Wrexham

19-03-2008 10:21

Placard for tonight's vigil
Vigil to mark the 5th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Meet this evening, Wed 19 March, at the junction of Hope Street and Queen Street in Wrexham, 4.30-5.30pm.

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Tibetan march

18-03-2008 17:42

an email from a friend is attempting to raise awareness of a march to Tibet by exiles...text below

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Police Lie About Involvement in Banning of Anti-Arms Trade Film

18-03-2008 16:24

Sussex Police have caused the Duke of York's Cinema in Brighton to cancel the showing of 'On the Verge' a documentary about local peace campaigners SMASH EDO.
Chief Inspector Laurence Taylor was quoted in the Argus newspaper as saying "We would never get involved with the certification of a film- it is not something we would do." However the council confirmed that the council had been contacted by Sussex Police about the film's certification.

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Dismantle the war machine: SmashEDO In Oxford, 24th March

18-03-2008 10:37

Make a space in your busy schedules for the evening of 24th March, as activists from Brighton’s anti-arms trade campaign, Smash EDO, are coming to Oxford for a soiree of film and discussion.

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After Yet Another March - What is Relevant Anti-War Activity 5 Years In?

18-03-2008 10:15

..and why no mention of the Raytheon 9 by the Stop the War Coalition?

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Catholic Workers To Be Sentenced for DSEi Arms Fair Resistance!

18-03-2008 07:50


Photo of DSEi Action,

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Republican nominee McCain's fundraiser with Lord Rothschild in London on Thursda

18-03-2008 02:38

Sen. John McCain plans at least one campaign event on his week-long congressional trip to Europe and the Middle East: a March 20 fundraiser in London.

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Gender and U.S. Bases in Asia-Pacific

18-03-2008 01:54

Nations and U.S. territories within the Asia-Pacific region are treated as inferiors with limited sovereignty or agency in relation to U.S. foreign policy interests that go hand-in-hand with this racist/sexist ideology.

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Sussex police pull Smash Edo film 1 hour before premiere at local cinema

17-03-2008 17:52

After months of publicity, Sussex Police chose late today to get the council to call up the local cinema, the Duke of Yorks, Brighton to cancel the showing of On the Verge, because it has no certificate!
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