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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Surveillance at Demo at Heckler & Koch weapons manufacturers HQ in Nottingham

07-05-2008 11:17

On Tuesday 6th May, people had initially met on the corner of Abbey Bridge and the road leading to Lenton Lane. Then, arriving together, about 60-70 people gathered at the UK headquarters of Heckler & Koch, based within the Easter Park Industrial Estate on Lenton Lane, Nottingham,

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Demo at Heckler & Koch weapons manufacturers HQ in Nottingham

07-05-2008 11:11

On Tuesday 6th May, people had initially met on the corner of Abbey Bridge and the road leading to Lenton Lane. Then, arriving together, about 60-70 people gathered at the UK headquarters of Heckler & Koch, based within the Easter Park Industrial Estate on Lenton Lane, Nottingham,

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ITT/ EDO Corp Directors in Abu Ghraib Torture,War Crimes,Conspiracy Case

07-05-2008 10:01

Two ITT/ EDO Corporation directors, James Roth and Robert M. Hanisee are also directors of L3 Titan Corporation and are implicated in a new law suit being brought in the US against military contractors CACI and L3 Titan by an Iraqi civilian tortured at Abu Ghraib prison.

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Benefit night for Guatemala Peace Brigades International

06-05-2008 11:51

Are You Dancing? DISCO on Saturday 31st May at The Yard Theatre, Old Birley Street, Hulme. Free Popcorn! Great Music, beautifully decorated venue, reasonably priced drinks and all proceeds to go to Peace Brigades International - Guatemala (
Starts @ 8.30pm and costs £3 (concession) or £4 to get in.

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Bike not bombs at carnival against the arms trade

05-05-2008 13:14

Bike not Bombs against EDO MBM at National Demo against the arms-trade

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London mayoral elections: Labour’s neo-cons and the left apologists for Livingst

05-05-2008 12:27

Writing in the Guardian, Seumas Milne argued, “A defeat for Livingstone would not just be a blow to the broadly defined left, working-class Londoners, women, ethnic minorities and greens. It would represent a wider defeat for progressive politics, in Britain and beyond.”

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SmashEDO film show tonight

05-05-2008 11:08

info on film night

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Bush seeks 70 billion dollars for Iraq, Afghan war (by Latuff)

04-05-2008 23:16

Bush seeks 70 billion dollars for Iraq, Afghan war
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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ABC report on Slupsk police violence, Poland

04-05-2008 11:04

The arrest and charges against the participants of the demonstration against U.S. missile base in Poland.
Słupsk, 29-30 March 2008

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New video from Nahr al-Bared Camp

03-05-2008 20:43

The anarchist video collective "a-films" announces its latest short film (10 min.) from the destroyed Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in Lebanon called "Traces of Collective Dispossession".

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Bush/Cheney-Israeli Disinformation Campaign about Iran Directed Against the Unit

03-05-2008 16:50

The Bush administration and Israeli government appear to be operating a joint disinformation campaign, whose objective is to establish a media based alternative reality from which to accuse Syria/Iran of developing nuclear weapons with help from North Korea, by using a real event combined with planted stories establishing a defining narrative. This accusation in turn is augmented with stories about Iranian sponsored "Special Groups killing US troops in Iraq" and purported naval incidents the Persian Gulf, creating self-reinforcing, media based crisis.

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UN suspends aid to Gaza for lack of fuel (by Latuff)

03-05-2008 16:25

Gaza blockade: IsraHell suggested that the United Nations complain to Hamas
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terror.

High resolution version for printing purposes here:

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Hammersmith Goldhawk Road get Total Oil out of Burma protest

03-05-2008 01:17

Six protestors demonstrated at the Raven Total station on 372 Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith, 30th April. They called on the French oil company to stop funding the military dictatorship with 500 million dollars a year. Total has long been an accomplice of the corrupt junta's theft of Burma's resources, funding their brutal oppression of the Burmese people and the genocide of ethnic minorities. Total's pipeline was built with slave labour.

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New Pamphlet : "Rebellious Spirit : Maria Occhipinti and the Ragusa Anti-Draft R

02-05-2008 09:37

Out now, a collection of articles on the Ragusa anti-draft revolt of 1945: "Rebellious Spirit : Maria Occhipinti and the Ragusa Anti-Draft Revolt of 1945". As well as the revolt and its aftermath (including an extract from Occhipinti's story of being imprisoned afterwards) it includes writings by and about some of its leading figures, Maria Occhipinti and Franco Leggio. Find out about a time when "Stop the War" meant "Start the Revolution".

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The "Syrian Reactor Show" - a Fake?

02-05-2008 07:55

The following article, which includes photographic material, focusses on the inconsistencies regarding an alleged US "document" about Syria's nuclear efforts. The format and style bears a canny resemblance to that presented to the UN Security Council in February 2003, regarding Iraq alleged weapons of mass destruction. The Powell presentaiton was based on fake material and fabricated intelligence.

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Iran Dumps US Dollar, US Preps For War

01-05-2008 01:26

In other words, the corporate media that collaborated with Bush/PNAC to LIE the American people, and the people of the world, into two illegal wars, are set to do it again ...

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On the Verge Censorship:Sussex Police Release Little Bit Of Paper

30-04-2008 16:50

An FOI request to Sussex Police for all communications with Brighton Council relating to the banning of SchMovies On The Verge premiere screening on 17 March 2008, has produced a redacted photocopy of a tiny entry in a police notebook .

The response letter below explains that although their maybe far more interesting documents out there, suusex police are not in a position to confirm or deny their existence and have refused to do either.

The identity of the officer who called the Council to complaint about the film has been concealed.

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Sheffield Activists hijack careers fair!

30-04-2008 15:55

When anti-war activists turned up to confront Army recruiters at a Sheffield University careers fair, we weren't sure what to expect...we definitely didn't expect to be given a Barclays Bank stall to take over and flood with anti-militarist material, but that's what we got.

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30-04-2008 15:34

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