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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Kilburn protest against Total in Burma

26-04-2008 02:38

Six protesters demonstrated at Kilburn Total station, 409 Kilburn High Rd on Wednesday 23rd April. They called on the French oil company to stop funding the military dictatorship in Burma with 500 million dollars a year, fuelling the brutal regime's oppression in Burma. The foreign currency provided by Total enables the regime to buy weapons used to persecute the Burmese people and ethnic minorities.

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On the Verge Tour in Wrexham next Friday

25-04-2008 21:39

The 'On the Verge' film and speaking tour about the Smash EDO campaign will be in Wrexham next Friday 2nd May.

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U.N. Nuclear Watchdog in 'Milestone' Iran Deal

25-04-2008 18:40

Watch for Israel and the US to reject this out of hand ...

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Misreporting War: Audio from the MWAW

25-04-2008 12:16


At a packed Media Workers Against War (MWAW) meeting at Westminster Universtity on April 10th, speakers addressed the audience on the topic "How the media sells war and why".

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Hamas offers Gaza truce with Israel

24-04-2008 16:26

What about a complete halt to attacks by Israel against HAMAS? These attempts at peace always break down because Israel will demand HAMAS cease fire, but continue to attack Palestinians, such as the 2006 Gaza Beach Massacre, under Operation First Rain, which reignited the conflict.

Israel engineered this crisis, and does not want it to end.

However, if they refuse to accept these offers, eventually, the world will start publicly debating this fact.

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No arms trade - Shut Down Heckler & Koch! Demonstration Tuesday May 6th

24-04-2008 14:57

Come and help stop the arms trade in Nottingham.

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The Militarisation of Education in South Wales

24-04-2008 09:55

Assemble 1.30 pm, City Hall, Cardiff. Saturday 26 April

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Help break the cycle of mass destruction

23-04-2008 22:20

Footprints for Peace (Australia), with the active support of the French network for nuclear phase-out, will walk from London to Geneva (April 26 - July 18) via France for a nuclear-free world.

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23-04-2008 20:38

chains fore chainye
0h yeah we @LL got your number spreads the word!

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Stop the UK Military Academy - March in Cardiff!

23-04-2008 14:57

Assemble 1.30 pm, Cathays Park
(opposite Museum/City Hall, Cardiff
Saturday 26 April

Activists from the RAYTHEON 9 will be speaking at the end of the march

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Why DID they "remember St George" . . . . then try to recuperate him ????

23-04-2008 14:31

seeing as its "St Georges Day" today, as current debates discuss if we should call it as a Holiday, a few bits of the backstory you mightnt hear about in most places

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Iran Will Cooperate with UN Probe into US/Israeli Allegations

23-04-2008 13:31

As was the case with Iraq, the Neo-Fascists desperate to start another war have forced their potential victim to once again Prove a Negative.

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Tank Shell that Sprays Deadly Darts Killed Cameraman in Gaza, Say Doctors

22-04-2008 16:50

This weapons system is designed to kill a great number of people indiscriminately. It effectively turns the tank into a massive shotgun. Like Israel's massive use of cluster bombs in Lebanon, these weapons are designed to kill whoever is around.

Using them in civilian areas is the same as deliberately targeting civilians.

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Reports from the Brighton Tubas Solidarity Group - Transference

22-04-2008 16:24

This is one of a series of reports from the Brighton-Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group. A project aimed at fostering links between Brighton, UK, and Tubas, Palestine.

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Bath Bomb #9 now online

22-04-2008 15:41

Yes, the new edition of the Bath Bomb is finally ready. Stories from the dark underbelly of lovely lovely Bath. Or something like that:

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Israel Rejects Truce-Calls Offer a 'Failure'

22-04-2008 14:54

This was predicted long before the visit took place.

Israel and the Us engineered this 'crisis', and does not want it to end.

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March Against St Athan Military Academy, April 26

21-04-2008 10:17

On Saturday 26 April (1.30pm) people from all over the UK will be coming to Cardiff for the first national UK march against the proposed military academy at St Athan - a huge PFI project involving, among others, arms manufacturers Raytheon: if we do not act now, our taxes will fund their profits and the preparation of future Iraqs.

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The March to War: Syria Preparing for US-Israeli Attacks

20-04-2008 10:49

It is now 2008 and the spectre of war has remerged in the Middle East. Syrian President Basher Al-Assad revealed that his country is uneasy and prepared for the worst once again. Despite Tehran’s position that the U.S. would not dare launch a war against Iran, the Iranian military is on standby. The Lebanese military and Hezbollah have also been placed on alert.

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Petreaus & Crocker, Obama & Clinton: No Matter Who Wins, the War Goes On

19-04-2008 11:09

Both Clinton and Obama get big aplause from Democratic audiences pledging to withdraw combat troops from Iraq. But do either of them intend to end the unjust, illegal and genocidal war in which more than a million have perished? The questions Obama and Clinton asked, and failed to ask of Crocker and Petreaus, America's civilian and military satraps in Iraq, as well as the published statements of their advisors illuminate their actual intention --- to continue the war and occupation under a Democratic administration in 2009.

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Chiswick protest to get Total Oil Out of Burma

19-04-2008 08:47

Five protesters demonstrated at the Total West Four petrol station on 137 Chiswick High Road on Wednesday 17th April. The protest was against the French Total Oil's support for the brutal Burma junta dictatorship. Burma's democracy leader, Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has said that “Total is the biggest supporter of the military regime in Burma. Total Oil gives 500 million dollars a year to the brutal Burmese dictatorship. Total's Yadana gas pipeline was built using forced labour.
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