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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Protesters disrupt performance by the Jerusalem Quartet in support of a boycott of Israel

08-05-2012 19:12

Protesters have disrupted the performance of the Jerusalem Quartet, a group of musicians with links to the Israeli state, in support of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.

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Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Week Two begins

08-05-2012 17:06

Brighton Target Barclays picket
Smash EDO have called for three months of direct action to close down EDO MBM - From 1st May to 1st August 2012.

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DSEi Arms Fair Protester Faces Trial

08-05-2012 10:06

Following postponment of January trial Chris Cole again faces the courts for criminal damage at DSEi arms fair

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Smash EDO: This week's events

07-05-2012 15:42

Join our Critical Mass and Target Barclays actions this week as a part of the Summer Of Resistance. All welcome.

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Corporate Watch book talk at the Cowley7.30, Monday: Targeting Israeli Apartheid

06-05-2012 15:29

Book Talk and Discussion on BDS - 7:30pm Monday May 7th, The Cowley Club

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Banner drop at Egyptian embassy in London

06-05-2012 14:24

Banner drop at Egyptian embassy
In response to a call for solidarity from egypt with the 600 + detainees and the 20 + killed by SCAF (military) in the latest round of repression in Cairo, activists dropped a banner on the 6th of May 2012 outside the Egyptian Embassy in London. The banner reads: Free the Prisoners, Down with the military rule.

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Smash EDO Picnic in the park

05-05-2012 17:57

As part of the Summer of Resistance

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Surprise! Surprise! Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Day Four

04-05-2012 16:19

Smash EDO have called for three months of direct action to close down EDO MBM - From 1st May to 1st August 2012.

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Hot on the Wire: Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Day 3

03-05-2012 17:38

Early morning surprise noise demo
Smash EDO have called for three months of direct action to close down EDO MBM - From 1st May to 1st August 2012.

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Remembering the Falklands

03-05-2012 10:18

Thirty years ago today the Argentine war ship General Belgrano was sunk on Thatcher’s orders killing 321 young argentine sailors (and two civilians) – the single biggest loss of life during the Falklands war. This was despite the ship being 36 miles outside the imposed Total Exclusion Zone and heading away from the war zone.

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Solidarity action at USAF Fairford during Bradley Manning's court hearing

03-05-2012 08:40

Siobhan Winter-Smith stood in solidarity with Bradley Manning outside the military base at Fairford, Gloucestershire on the first day of Bradley Manning's pre-trial 'motions' hearing last week.

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Wrecsam Gig for Bradley Manning concludes Welsh Solidarity Tour

03-05-2012 07:59

gig poster in Saith Seren's window
Report from the gig for Bradley Manning held at Saith Seren Welsh cultural centre in Wrexham on Sunday 29 April.

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Face the Music: Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Day Two

02-05-2012 20:58

20 people turned out today to play some bad music outside EDO. A sound system blared out Rick Astley, Phil Collins and the Osmonds while sirens blared. Campaigners created a mighty racket playing Ukuleles, Violins, harmonicas, bullhorns and cow bells.

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Smash EDO: phone/twitter blockade and this week's events

02-05-2012 14:29

With the launch of the Summer Of Resistance, this is has been a busy
start to the week for Smash EDO and this is just a quick update about
how you can be involved during the coming days!

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Smash EDO: Noise demo and public planning meeting today

02-05-2012 10:01

Yesterday saw an inspiring start to the Summer Of Resistance so stay involved!

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Mayday! Mayday! Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Day One

01-05-2012 18:00

The Summer of Resistance is 3 months of direct action against arms dealers EDO MBM (part of ITT Exelis). more info at

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Stand off in Santa Cruze ends with arrests

01-05-2012 08:02

Stand off in Santa Cruze ends with arrests

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Barclays: Divest from Israel and the Arms Trade - picket of Barclays 27/4/12

30-04-2012 11:23

Over twenty people turned out to picket Barclays – calling for the bank to divest from Israel and the arms trade and to cease providing financial services to ITT Exelis. We were joined by activists from the World Development Movement protesting against Barclays speculation on food prices.
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