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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Video: Norman Finkelstein in Prag

13-03-2010 23:14

Israeli soldiers order Tulkarem farmers to strip
Videoaufzeichnung in 11 Teilen für das deutsche Publikum, da die Veranstaltungen in Deutschland durch Diffamierungskampagnen verhindert wurden..."Massenmedien und Besetzung von Palästina, Bild und Wirklichkeit" deutsche Untertitel,

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Turkey, Ankara: discovery of "munitions-laden truck"

13-03-2010 09:52

Ankara: TSK vehicle carrying explosives
Questions persist after discovery of munitions-laden truck in Ankara ... Stopping a truck in Ümitköy on Wednesday, Ankara police discovered that the truck was filled with munitions. ... A munitions-filled truck discovered in Ankara late on Wednesday turned out to be carrying weapons and hand grenades belonging to the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) to a military facility in the Turkish capital, but questions still linger over why the armed forces ordered the transfer of explosives in a civilian vehicle and without any security escort for protection. Late on Wednesday, Ankara police stopped a truck in Ümitköy upon receipt of an e-mail from an unidentified individual. A search of the vehicle showed that it was filled with weapons and hand grenades. The driver told the police he was taking the munitions to the Special Forces Command in Gölbasi. He also showed documentation indicating that the truck had been hired by the TSK. According to the driver, the explosives were being taken to the military facility in a civilian vehicle for security reasons. A noncommissioned officer and a corporal in civilian attire were also in the truck.

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Miliband: Middle East people respect us for having fulfilled our warning to Iraq

12-03-2010 23:13

UK Foreign Minister David Miliband before the Iraq Inquiry, 8 March 2010
In the absence of any meaningful dissent from the public, the two key figures of the British war establishment turned their “evidence” before the “Iraq Inquiry” into an opportunity to pave the ground for the next genocide.

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Prevent another Holocaust...BOMB IRAN! (by Latuff)

12-03-2010 13:07

Prevent another Holocaust...BOMB IRAN!
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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'Say Your Peace' on Turnham Green this saturday

12-03-2010 12:22

The first event from the newly formed Brentford Peace Action

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Pickets At South Korean And US Embassies

12-03-2010 10:15

The UK Korean Friendship Association has called a picket of the both the US and
south Korean embassies on Monday 15th of March in protest at the continuing war excercises in South Korea jointly with US military

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Faslane Free Cafe(with Trident ploughshares)

11-03-2010 00:16

European Day of action at Nuclear Bases.

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Shocking Mass DNA demand by police

10-03-2010 10:42

Police in Hampshire are demanding Mass DNA samples or face though consequences.

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Trial of indigenous activist who attempted to make a citizen's arrest of Bush

09-03-2010 11:50

indigenous activist Splitting the Sky

Splitting the Sky, indigenous activist, seized by security forces in Canada last year when he attempted to make a citizen's arrest of George W. Bush will have his day in court on Monday, March 8th. According to Professor Anthony J. Hall, this case will demonstrate whether Canada is ruled by law or fear and highlight the need for new principles, the Calgary Principles to amend the victor's justice of the Nuremberg Principles, in light of the new impunities for high level crimes against humanity and the Earth in this era, and the need to protect and honor civil resistance to those high crimes.

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Demonstrate Ageinst Home office in Glasgow FESTIVAL COURT 11.30 AM

08-03-2010 17:17

Call Out for Demonstration Ageinst Home Office and its abirtory decisions that are ruining many lives in GlasgowT
hree people kill themselves in Glasgow Red Road court rather than being removed.

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Mordechai Vanunu’s Nobel Stand

07-03-2010 21:41

The Sunday Times, 5 October 1986
For the first time in the history of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, a preemptive request to withdraw a nomination—by the nominee—was made.

It was revealed last week that in a letter to the Committee, Mordechai Vanunu had asked for his candidacy to be rescinded. It was unusual enough for Geir Lundestad to acknowledge that a nomination had even been received, let alone publicly disclose Vanunu’s request. But for Vanunu—a man who should have been awarded the Peace Prize long ago—it was in full keeping with the dignity, integrity and uncompromising nature of one to whom the world owes a great debt.

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The Accusation that Links Chávez with ETA and the FARC is Fraudulen

07-03-2010 19:50

"The computer in the hands of the Colombian authorities survived a missile attack which killed several people in the encampment and, by chance, confirmed all the arguments of President Alvaro Uribe to enable him to increase his bellicose internal campaign. Strange as it may sound, the “magic bomb resistant” computer has never been shown in public."

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Letter from editors of 6 Iranian news agencies to their Western counterparts

05-03-2010 21:12

The Times' front page on the eve of June 2009 presidential elections in Iran
Chief-editors of six news websites in Iran composed an open letter to some American and European news agencies (newspapers and websites) and criticised their way of covering Iran’s news in the aftermath of the 2009 June election and objected to the unprofessional behaviour of these media outlets in escalating the tension and chaos in Iran and distorting the news about Iran.

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Mossad Comes to America: Death Squads by Invitation

04-03-2010 21:01

The principle propaganda mouthpiece of the Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (PMAJO), the Daily Alert (DA), has come out in full support for Israel’s practice of extra-judicial, extra-territorial assassination.

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Wave of repression shows that Israel is beginning to take our movement seriously

04-03-2010 19:08

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Benefit Film Night This Sunday Southampton

04-03-2010 15:54

Subvert The City Arts Collective presents an evening of film and food raising money for the Anarchist Black Cross.

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Good News in Decommissioners Preliminary Hearing

03-03-2010 22:55

Smash Edo
The prosecution led the days argument they claimed by causing over a quarter of a million pounds worth of damage to EDO/ITT we in no way could have saved lives in the occupied territories. This therefore meant we had no right to a jury trial. The judge then asked the prosecution to provide evidence to substantiate such a claim, the prosecution had nothing to show.

The defence then came back to say there were two linked issues that required consideration.
i) The circumstances in which a judge may withdraw a defendant’s defence;
ii) Whether the facts relied on by the defendants’ amounts to a defence in law.

The points of law up for scrutiny were from the:

Criminal Damage Act 1971,
Criminal Law Act 1967,
The Common Law Defence of Necessity.

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Behind the "war on terror": Cynthia McKinney talk in London - Monday March 8

03-03-2010 21:18

Confronting the Empire: Cynthia McKinney's previous talk in 2007
Cynthia McKinney will be speaking in London on March 8.

Cynthia had been a member of the US House of Representatives for 12 years and now a global campaigner for many human rights causes, including Palestine. She was targeted for removal from the US Congress after asking what the White House knew about 9/11 and when they knew it.
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