UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
23-06-2008 16:46thanks to all all who came you were a credit to the cause
22-06-2008 00:51Just because such an attack is insane, and the consequences of such an attack can have catastrophic repercussions not only on Iran, but the world, is no reason to think that the numbskulls in Washington and Tel Aviv won't do it.
In classic literature, in tragedy, there is a quality which characterizes the doomed hero (or heroine), and that is the concept of hubris.
Hubris is defined as "overweening pride, self-confidence or arrogance, often resulting in fatal retribution."
The kind of thinking by American and Israeli politicians which concludes in the sure and certain belief that there will be no real consequences of such an attack on Iran is hubris to the point of complete madness.
21-06-2008 11:54Covering the period of March-June 2008, this article will try to highlight the political pressure applied by the US and UK governments on Turkey in view of their war plans against Iran. It is complementary to an earlier article titled “Will Turkey be Complicit in Another War Against Another Neighbour?”
20-06-2008 13:22Physicians for Human Rights, based in Washington, D.C., has just published a report entitled Broken Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture and its Impact. It presents a very detailed and exhaustive study of the medical evidence of torture by U.S. personnel and its impact on the victimized detainees. The group has effectively documented the systematic use of torture during interrogations at Abu Graib, Guantanamo Bay and elsewhere and they call for an immediate end to the use these illegal and immoral practices.
PRESS RELEASE EMBARGO: IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ANTI ARMS PROTESTERS GRANTED LEGAL AID AFTER HIGH COURT THREAT
Contact: Andrew Beckett or Chloe Marsh
Anti-War Protestors Back In Court
18-06-2008 20:42I wonder if Israel's strikes on Gaza today, minutes before the Government announced to the international media that it had 'accepted the truce', were supposed to be the act of provocation which undid the deal.
16-06-2008 22:41John McDonnell MP addresses the June 14-15 2008 weekend school of Hands Off the People of Iran. He argues that anti-war activists in Britain should not only oppose imperialism's war plans, but also be in active solidarity with the workers, women's and students movements in Iran.
16-06-2008 15:48For those of you who think we're moving towards a police state, this video will show you that we are already living one.
16-06-2008 15:47In Wollaton Park on Sunday, 22 June, the military are holding a massive celebration for the veterans of all the various conflicts from which there are still veterans left.
15-06-2008 12:27While the Health Protection Agency continues to lie to the public and to the NHS about the true prevalence, chronic nature, and seriousness of Lyme Disease in Britain, their colleagues in the US are busily working on a biowarfare vaccine incorporating genetically modified Lyme and plague.