UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
18-04-2008 13:19Smash EDO MBM
Carnival against the arms trade
18-04-2008 10:54The folllowing is the new information leaflet produced by the London Guantánamo Campaign about Extraordinary Rendition, as part of our new campaign on extraordinary rendition - please distribute widely.
18-04-2008 10:17AFP reports a "private helicopter company" hired by NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has dropped ammunition , food and water into a Taleban held area in southern Afghanistan.
17-04-2008 21:14Fighting dirty wars: spying for the arms trade
Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
By Eveline Lubbers
17-04-2008 18:49come and see the film they tried to ban
17-04-2008 18:44Come and see the film they tried to ban
17-04-2008 18:38Come and see the film they tried to ban!
17-04-2008 18:30Birmingham showing of the film by the Schmovie collective that has faced down repression and harassment around the country..
17-04-2008 07:43The Times just published a Freedom of Information request about the location of the 15 British sailors 'kidnapped' by Iran last March. The Defence Secretary told parliament that they were in Iraqi waters when he already knew that this was a lie. The Iraqi brigadier in charge of these waters immediately rubbished UK claims but was ignored in the mainstream media.
16-04-2008 21:23Download for free a Zip file containing 283 high-resolution artworks (cartoons, photomontages, comics) produced by me from 2002 to March, 2008. All the artworks can be freely reproduced, without my formal permission.
16-04-2008 13:53Democracy building becomes the cover for a policy goal that has always been surrounded by an enormous amount of deception. But we can identify a chain of command: organisations that were designed to engage in a duplicitous process of marketing philanthropic imperialism as democracy.
You are warmly invited to join Footprints for Peace on Saturday 26 April for the start of their three-month, 1500km International Peace Walk towards a Nuclear-Free Future, from London to Geneva, through France, in collaboration with the main French anti-nuclear coalition Sortir du Nucleaire.
Also, London screening of documentary of last year's walk from Dublin to London on Thursday 24 April (read on for details).
16-04-2008 11:44As the case of 'democratic' interference in Venezuela has been well documented, this article will provide a critical – although by no means exhaustive – investigation into the complex issues raised by the current political interventions by foreign organizations into Zimbabwe’s political affairs. Initially, this article will examine how ostensibly progressive mainstream media have acted as imperial flak machines to legitimize ongoing inference in Zimbabwe. Subsequently, it will demonstrate how Western governments’ carried out an overt cultural war to successfully manipulate Zimbabwean civil society, and will then conclude by recommending how concerned citizens might best further the protection of human rights in Zimbabwe and elsewhere.
£5 in 6 til late
Free Curry from 6-7pm - so get there early!
15-04-2008 15:10Book review of Eyal Weizman's pioneering 2007 book "Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation"
15-04-2008 12:08Transparency International officials privately accept that there has been widespread fraud on contracts to supply equipment to Britain's armed forces. They also concede this has been shielded by civil servants and government ministers from both parties. Yet the world's leading anti-corruption organisation is more concerned with maintaining its own image, and its relationship with the British government, than it is with fulfilling its mission to publicly expose this corruption.