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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Think again - or shame on you Brighton Council

28-01-2009 15:17

I was very sorry to hear Brighton Council failed to shut down EDO on this occassion. Just how many jobs does this sick company provide?
After the second world war many arms factories changed there use.
However, I would argue there is NO EXCUSE for crimes against humanity.
Please view the following:-

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Speech of Craig Murray to Students Occupying Cambridge University Law Faculty

28-01-2009 03:03

Despite being denied proper access to the Law Faculty building, ex-ambassador Craig Murray spoke and answered questions from the entrance for over 45 minutes. He spoke on the US war in Central Asia for control over natural gas pipelines, Lord Taylor of Blackburn and other war profiteers, and anti-Muslim propaganda in the media. Murray explicitly supported several key demands of the occupation as reasonable: that the university withdraw investment from the arms trade; that there be bursaries for Palestinian students; and that the university condemn Israel's recent actions towards Gaza.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day (by Latuff)

28-01-2009 01:34

Holocaust Remembrance Day
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle for survive the US backed IsraHell's state terror.

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parliament square hunger striker - day 16 - visit to downing street

28-01-2009 01:06

maria gallestegui has begun her third week without food, in solidarity with the people of gaza.
today she took advantage of socpa legislation to exercise her right to protest behind the gates inside downing street as the cabinet turned up for their early morning meeting at number 10.
there has still been no mainstream coverage of her extraordinary protest

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Global Military Bloc: NATO's Drive Into Asia

27-01-2009 19:46

With the sixtieth anniversary summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to occur on April 3-4, the world should take note of how far from its original area of operations this, history's first, international military bloc has expanded in the interim since its creation in 1949.

That attacks on the capitals of US finance and government blamed by Washington on nineteen perpetrators from Arab nations would be used as justification for global and permanent military operations from the Strait of Gibraltar to the Philippines archipelago and from the Indian Ocean to the Caribbean Sea is, then, perhaps not to be wondered at.

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BBC offices occupied in Manchester - v.brief early report

27-01-2009 18:13

A friend just rang to tell me that the BBC offices in Manchester have just been occupied..

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27-01-2009 16:43

Support The EDO Decommisioners
Resisting War Crimes Is Not a Crime

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Israeli goods seized in Tesco’s and covered in blood

27-01-2009 16:04

Tesco produce from West Bank
3 arrested in blood soaked protest in Tescos

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Sussex University Occupation Interview

27-01-2009 13:21

In solidarity with the people of Gaza, students at Sussex University have now occupied a leacture theater for over a week. Yesterday Last Hours interviewed a student that has been involved with the occupation.

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pictures from saturday newcastle

27-01-2009 00:58

saturdays demo pictures

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Israel Killed Everything but the Will to Resist

26-01-2009 18:46

People of Gaza celebrating the end of Israeli military invasion
Three weeks of Israeli terror caused about 1400 deaths, over 5500 injured (many seriously), vast destruction throughout Gaza, and Physicians for Human Rights warning that large numbers of wounded may die because hospitals are overloaded and lack basic supplies. Yet Palestinians endure. Their spirit is unbowed and unbroken. Hamas is more popular than ever, and world outrage sustains them.

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Resisting War Crimes Is Not A Crime

26-01-2009 17:51

More than 1200 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since December 27th, more than 400 of which are children. They have deliberately targeted individuals in their homes, schools, hospitals as well as U.N compounds.

EDO MBM make vital components for the Paveway4 precision guided bomb, Hellfire missiles, and bomb release clips for F15 and F16 fighter aircraft.

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Support The EDO Decommisioners

26-01-2009 12:31

Campaigners Decommision In The Attempt To Stop Supply Of Weapon Systems To War Criminals Israel

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Names and Photos of Israeli War Criminals in Gaza

26-01-2009 11:50

I have decided to publish some names and photos of the Israeli military personnel who participated in the so-called "Operation Cast Lead". I consider each person who took part in this IOF and each one whose name appears in this report as a war criminal who should be requested by an international court of justice.

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Cornwall Arms Factory Disrupted

26-01-2009 07:27

Anti-arms acticvists do it again!

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Eleventh of Every Month Until Justice: LONDON

25-01-2009 22:09

Pictures from London and the January 11th 'Eleventh of Every Month Until Justice' Street Action. Visit for more details on International Days of Truth Action and to see more pictures/reports from around the world.

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Loydstsb : we apologise for any inconvenience experienced today at our branch

25-01-2009 21:58

The following was handed out to customers (and some non customers present) at a Bath branch of Lloydtsb, as far as I'm aware its the first 'official' statement the bank has offered on its decision to force the closure of aid charity Interpals account.

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American Jewish Professor: Israel is committing a holocaust in Gaza

25-01-2009 21:40

I think Israel, as a number of commentators pointed out, is becoming an insane state. And we have to be honest about that. While the rest of the world wants peace, Europe wants peace, the US wants peace, but this state wants war, war and war. In the first week of the massacres, there were reports in the Israeli press that Israel did not want to put all its ground forces in Gaza because it was preparing attacks on Iran. Then there were reports it was planning attacks on Lebanon. It is a lunatic state.

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Obama, King and Kennedy: Empire and the “End” of Racism

25-01-2009 18:31

Kennedy was an imperialist and a Cold Warrior. Obama is the 21st century equivalent of Kennedy – a smart Hawk whose basic commitment is to the existence and furtherance of capitalist imperialism. Kennedy sent the young and hopeful he’d inspired to die and carry out imperial genocide in Viet Nam.
Obama will do the same in Afghanistan, and, perhaps, Iran.

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BBC in Glasgow occupied

25-01-2009 18:15

Protestors in Glasgow occupy BBC offices.
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