UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
07-08-2012 01:11Good Energy has decided to drop G4S as its meter reading contractor following complaints from customers that its contract with the notorious security giant flies in the face of its ethical policy.
04-08-2012 21:40We've had an intense few months with the summer of resistance and will be taking a break from the noise demos in August to build up energy for the autumn. If any of you out there have any actions planned August might be a good time to carry them out! Below is a summary of what's been going on during the summer.
04-08-2012 19:39The crime reporter of The Argus does his best to cover the drama and technical complexities of the latest Smash EDO protest trial in Brighton.
EDO MBM Paul Hills faced difficult questions in Brighton Magistrates this wee
01-08-2012 14:10One World Festival supports EDO
29-07-2012 10:07Smash EDO Press Release
4:PM Friday 27 July 2012
Contact: Andrew Beckett or Sam Hayward - 07526557436
Smash EDO website: http://www.smashedo.org.uk
CASE NAME: R-v-Nero and Pidwell
VENUE: Brighton Magistrates Court, Edward Street, Brighton
DATE: 31 July 2012 – 2 August 2012
26-07-2012 00:25You can still come to the Camp if you have not yet registered or paid.
Online registration has now closed but you can pay for entrance and meals on arrival.
25-07-2012 10:19Thursday 26th of July: The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade -Talk by Andrew Feinstein. 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton. Free entry.Followed by a Q and A. Discounted copies of the book will be on sale after the talk.
Accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning has been back in court at Fort Meade, Maryland, US this week for another pretrial hearing. Solidarity action has been organised outside the court, elsewhere in the US including 'Fort Manning' occupation of the federal courthouse in LA and around the world including London, Wrexham and Brisbane. For some background and a summary of the current situation at court, see this antiwar.com interview with Nathan Fuller of the Bradley Manning Support Network and Kevin Gosztola's blog.
17-07-2012 21:08Smash EDO upcoming events update.
17-07-2012 16:37On Monday 16th July anti arms trade campaigners held a mass ‘citizens’ weapons inspection’ of the EDO MBM arms factory in Brighton.
16-07-2012 09:07See http://smashedo.org.uk/events/event/mass-action-against-edo
14-07-2012 22:10America's favorite pastime isn't baseball. It's war, permanent imperial wars that won't end in our lifetime Dick Cheney said earlier. America is addicted to war. One nation after another is ravaged and plundered. Unchallenged global dominance is sought. Who's next? Syria? Iran? Washington's long knives target both countries. On June 29, AP headlined "US, Russia fail to reach agreement on Syria, jeopardizing Annan plan to end crisis," saying: Before heading for Geneva, Hillary Clinton and Sergey Lavrov met in St. Petersburg. Differences between them weren't resolved.
Vigil for Bradley Manning
Ecuadorian Embassy, Knightsbridge from 4.30pm
Vigil for Julian Assange (ongoing daily vigil)