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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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They all wear their poppies with pride

08-11-2009 09:21

A remembrance day poem/song wot I wrote the other day

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Remembering Allan Francovich who relentlessly exposed the CIA's political crimes

08-11-2009 01:51

In three programmes shown over consecutive weeks in BBC2's Timewatch strand, Allan Francovich interviewed key Gladio players such as Propaganda Due head, Licio Gelli, Italian neofascist and terrorist Vincenzo Vinciguerra, Venetian judge Felice Casson, Italian Gladio commander General Gerardo Serravale, Belgian Senator Roger Lallemand, Belgian gendarme Martial Lekue and former CIA director William Colby.

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Obama, The Pied Piper of Washington (by Latuff)

07-11-2009 20:54

Obama, The Pied Piper of Washington
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Photo of SMASH NATO, SMASH IMPERIALISM! message in Gravesend, Kent

07-11-2009 20:42

Photo of SMASH NATO, SMASH IMPERIALISM! message daubed near Gravesend town centre

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SMASH NATO, SMASH IMPERIALISM! message in Gravesend, Kent

07-11-2009 20:21

A SMASH NATO, SMASH IMPERIALISM! message daubed near Gravesend town centre

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Everything About Nidal Malik Hasan Screams Patsy

07-11-2009 15:33

The Empire strikes back – right when when public support for the occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan sinks to all time lows, an anti-war Islamic extremist with links to suicide bombers goes on a shooting rampage at a U.S. army base, reinvigorating support for the war on terror and demonizing opposition to it as anti-American extremism. The scam would be believable if it wasn’t so perfectly staged.

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Letter from the Abejas to supporters abroad

06-11-2009 18:04

All Souls altar in front of Mexican Embassy
In this letter the 'Abejas' send their greetings and gratitude from Chiapas, Mexico for the solidarity events happening around the world this year on All Souls Day. They also share news about search operatives in the communities and report that military/police checkpoints are back in the highlands. Also disturbing is the on-going release of paramilitaries convicted for the 1997 massacre. The abridged English version of the Abejas' letter appears first, followed by the full text in English and Spanish.

For report on the Day of the Dead altar honouring the Acteal Martyrs see

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Day of the Dead Altar Honours Acteal Martyrs

06-11-2009 17:34

La Catrina
On Monday 2 November, friends of the Chiapas-based group 'Las Abejas' constructed a Day of the Dead altar in front of the Mexican embassy in London. The altar commemorated the 45 Acteal Martyrs killed by paramlitaries 22 December 1997 and stood witness to the continuing injustice commited by the State.

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Stand up and be Counted

06-11-2009 14:25

Lance Corporal Joe Glenton is facing a court martial for desertion. Earlier this year he refused to return to Afghanistan where he had served in the Royal Logistics Corps, on the grounds that the army was “bringing death and devastation” to the country. MULE spoke to Clare Glenton about her husband’s motivation and future plans.

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Military machine imploding

06-11-2009 14:00

WESTERN imperialism in central Asia looks closer to imploding today after two extremely serious incidents over the last few days.

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"Afghan betrayal"

05-11-2009 20:36

Independent, 5 November 2009

If your country has been under a brutal occupation for eight years, would you consider working in the service of the occupation forces?

Wouldn’t that be the ultimate betrayal against your fellow countrymen who have been subjected to genocide?

Well, the colonial mentality of the British press would have us believe this is precisely what we should expect from the people of Afghanistan...

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International Day of Action against Depleted Uranium

05-11-2009 10:37

Target Brimar and the Campaign Against Depleted Uranium will be demonstrating outside Brimar's factory near Manchester on Friday 6th November.

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Selex arms company attacked

05-11-2009 04:07

This is the Fuck the War Coalition and we are bringing the war home to those who profit from imperialism. This morning we broke 10 windows on the Selex Galileo building.

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Veggies News & Events, inc Lincoln Vegan Fair & ARC Meeting

05-11-2009 00:10

Having recovered from the 25th Anniversary Weekend, Veggies Catering Campaign has plenty more events coming up supporting vegan, climate action, anti-militarism and animal rights campaigns. We know these are all inter-related and urge others to make the links and give mutual support too.

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NATO WC Communique #2 Action details announced!

04-11-2009 19:25


With just over a week to go the NATO Welcoming Committee can release the details of the Friday the 13th demo.

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America's Chief Economist A Public Call to Regulate the Crimes of the Derivative

04-11-2009 10:07

His testimony was cut short after five minutes by
Congresswoman Melissa Bean, and the committee has since
refused to post online his full testimony along with the
statements of the other panelists

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Shouting and fireworks at Lewes Prison, Sussex

03-11-2009 21:22

In the early evening of the 2nd November a rabble of anarchists were up at the dirty old prison of Lewes, with some fireworks for the inmates and rage against the prison society.

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Five arrested at nuke base in US Trident Plowshares disarmament action

03-11-2009 12:32

Five activists were arrested at Kitsap - Bangor Naval Base, Washington State, USA as they entered the base in the early hours of November 2, 2009 with the intention of calling attention to the illegality and immorality of the US Trident nuclear weapons system.

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US aid to Pakistan 2 (by Latuff)

03-11-2009 11:23

Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Remember the Afghani Dead

03-11-2009 09:56

2.00 p.m. Saturday, 7th. November, Old Market Square. Wreath laying in memory of the thousands of Afghanis killed by the British Army.
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