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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Major anti-NATO mobilisation; several activists held on terror charges

21-05-2012 01:39

Amid a series of anti-NATO protests taking place this week to coincide with NATO's summit in Chicago, three anarchists who were arrested on Wednesday have reportedly been charged with terrorism

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Beaten up & disabled by far right thug - 5 witnesses but police refuse to charge

21-05-2012 01:03

Friday Drivetime - BCfm’s weekly politics show
At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.

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Report of today's surprise noise demo at EDO MBM

18-05-2012 22:08

Demo being set up
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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Statement by Census refuser Deborah Glass Woodin

17-05-2012 20:09

Deborah's Census case was heard in Reading Magistrates Court on Monday 14 May. She was found guilty, fined and is minded not to pay the fine.

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Shrewsbury: Case against Census refuser dismissed

17-05-2012 18:38

The Crown's case against Judith Sambrook for refusing to complete the 2011 Census was formally dismissed at Shrewsbury Magistrates Court this morning. The CPS offered no evidence against Judith and she was therefore found not guilty. This is the first not guilty verdict we're aware of in relation to 2011 Census refusers. Two cases have been very recently dropped (discontinued) by the CPS, but others are continuing and only this week Deborah Glass Woodin of Oxford was found guilty of the same offence at Reading Magistrates Court.

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What Cuts? MOD Ploughs £5b into Atomic Weapons Establishment

17-05-2012 16:30

The Ministry of Defence has announced spending of £5 billion at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston and Burghfield in Berkshire.

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Smash EDO Public Meeting: Down the Drones Thursday 17th

16-05-2012 21:03

Thursday the 17th, 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton.

Public meeting with Chris Cole from Drone Wars UK.

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Smash EDO Summer of Resistance: Down the Drones

16-05-2012 20:48

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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Census Refuser Latest - three court appearances this week

16-05-2012 06:43

Judith Sambrook is back in court Thursday 17 May: Shrewsbury Magistrates, 10am. Solidarity vigil outside the court from 9.30am.

Deborah Glass Woodin appeared in Reading Magistrates court at the beginning of the week, was found guilty and fined. Barbara Dowling appeared at Glasgow Sheriff's court and her trial has now been adjourned until 25 September.

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Report of today's Surprise demo at EDO MBM

15-05-2012 12:58

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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Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Week three day one

14-05-2012 22:03

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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Census refuser case dropped: Press Release from John Marjoram

14-05-2012 16:28

John Marjoram was prosecuted for failing to complete the 2011 Census. His trial was set for the end of this month in Bristol, but the Crown Prosecution Service suddenly decided that it didn't have enough evidence to "provide a realistic prospect of conviction." It has likewise dropped the case against John Voysey, which had been linked with John Marjoram's case but had latterly been referred back to Wrexham Magistrates. Other census court cases are still going ahead with some hearings taking place this week.

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Smash EDO: Summer of Resistance week 3 events

14-05-2012 14:31

Thanks to everyone who have participated in the Summer of Resistance so far. There have been something happening up at the factory every weekday since the first of May, a phone an twitter blockade , as well as several events at Barclays. For reports of EDO, Barclays and critical mass events from the last two weeks see

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British Government Admits Lyme Disease is a Bioweapon

13-05-2012 21:14

Sufferers from Lyme Disease have been denied treatment for decades, even though it is a serious disabling disease. For years some activists in the patients' movement have highlighted evidence that the denial was due to a biowarfare cover-up. Now, finally, the British government has revealed that all Lyme blood testing is to be conducted from Porton Down, our top biological warfare facility.

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Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Targets Barclays

12-05-2012 18:18

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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Empty Stomachs, Palestinian Spring

11-05-2012 21:34

The bulk of the corporate media is suppressing this story, highlighting the hypocrisy of feigning concern for Syrian "activists", because they're really militants working with the foreign radicals the media speaks for to achieve 'regime change', deemed vital to their plot to attack Iran.

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Ratchet up the Racket: Smash EDO Summer of Resistance continues

11-05-2012 13:01

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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Census refuser court update: CPS drops some cases

11-05-2012 08:03

Lockheed Martin - World's largest arms manufacturer processing our census data
An update on some of the court cases involving those who refused to complete the 2011 Census on anti-war and anti-surveillance grounds amongst others. Many objections were directly related to arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin's contract to process census data. The CPS has started dropping cases. This is the latest information we have. Please get in touch if you have more up-to-date info on any of these cases (or others).

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Arroyo, Philippine military, police face torture raps from 8 of Morong 43

11-05-2012 03:56

Morong 43
MANILA, Philippines - Eight of the 43 health workers collectively known as the Morong 43, who were arrested in February 2010 during a medical training, filed criminal charges against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several military officials before the Department of Justice.

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Bikes not Bombs - Smash EDO Summer of Resistance hits the Pedals

09-05-2012 19:22

Critical Mass outside Barclays on North Street
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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