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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Protest against drone attacks in Pakistan on 14th Sept in Bradford

12-09-2012 11:16

Protest against drone attacks in Pakistan on 14th Sept in Bradford
Protest Against Drone Strikes, Centenary Square, Friday 14th September 2012, 5:30pm. Speakers to include George Galloway MP, Imran Khan (official) and Yvonne Ridley.

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Rendition between Lithuania and secret CIA prisons revealed

10-09-2012 10:48

New torture flights between Lithuania and secret CIA prisons in Afghanistan & Morocco revealed as European Parliament debates rendition report

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Noam Chomsky: Why America and Israel Are the Greatest Threats to Peace

10-09-2012 10:28

Imagine if Iran -- or any other country -- did a fraction of what American and Israel do at will.

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A honest letter from the MoD and Faslane exercises in futility

09-09-2012 11:28

Uncharacteristically honest Ministry of Defence letters winged their way to the thousands of residents next to the Faslane Naval Base this week to accompany their Emergency Response Excercise to an unrealistically optimistic nuclear accident.

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Chiswick 'peace' fair features fur stall

08-09-2012 07:51

'this is a peace fair, nothing to do with animal rights' says organiser

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Faslane Peace Camp interrupt Nuclear "Defence" Seminar

06-09-2012 21:04

06/09/12: Anti-nuclear protestors delivered an emotive message to the "next generation" of nuclear weapons engineers at a down-played Nuclear weapons seminar in a hotel in Clydebank today

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Israeli court finds that Rachel Corrie's death was a 'regrettable accident'

28-08-2012 13:50

The judge in a civil case in Haifa over the death of Rachel Corrie, a US Palestine solidarity activist who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of Palestinian homes in 2003, has ruled that the Israeli state is not culpable.

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Manufacture of components used to fire cluster munitions challenged in court

23-08-2012 22:45

Two anti-militarist activists were found guilty of aggravated trespass in Brighton today. The pair had glued themselves to the gates of the EDO MBM factory in the early hours of 27th April 2011 in protest at the sale of umbilical cables for use in Afghanistan and also to the Israeli military.

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Smash EDO blockaders found guillty, appeal planned

23-08-2012 18:10

Smash EDO Press Release

Two anti-militarist activists were found guilty of aggravated trespass in Brighton today. The pair had glued themselves to the gates of the EDO MBM factory in the early hours of 27th April 2011 in protest at the sale of bomb rack umbilical cables called Field Replaceable Connector Systems (FRCS) for use on US warplanes and also to the Israeli military.

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Smash EDO Press Release- arms trade protest case- Verdict expected this Thursday

22-08-2012 13:16

Smash EDO Press Release,. Wed 22 August 2012, Contact: Andrew Beckett or Sam Hayward - 0752655743



R-v-Nero and Pidwell

VENUE: Brighton Magistrates Court
Edward Street, Brighton
TIME: 10:am
DATE: 23 August 2012

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WikiLeaks cable: Gaddafi funded, trained CPP-NPA rebels

21-08-2012 13:28

MANILA, Philippines - Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi was a key financier of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military wing, the New People's Army (NPA), according to a US Secretary of State secret cable published by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

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Sat 25 Aug: Free Manning! Stand for Assange! Two Vigils - London

21-08-2012 12:05

previous solidarity event at the US Embassy
Veterans for Peace UK have called a vigil for Bradley Manning on Saturday 25 August at the US Embassy in London that will then continue to join the ongoing vigil for Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy.

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Craig Murray: America's Vassal Acts Decisively And Illegally

16-08-2012 12:02

From Craig Murray, on the possibility of the UK seizing Julian Assange from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.

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War Without Mercy in Syria

14-08-2012 19:03

If wars had labels, Syria's conflict would be called Made in America. Paul Wolfowitz and other Project for the New American Century (PNAC) ideologues planned it years ago. They also targeted half a dozen or more other countries. PNAC's Statement of Principles called for "shap(ing) a new century favorable to American principles and interests." Doing so it said requires:

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“Threatening, Abusive and Insulting Words”

12-08-2012 08:24

Consequences of breaking the 2 Minute Silence.

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Bradley Manning and Julian Assange: new flyer design

10-08-2012 06:16

New design for flyers for Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.

We've had some printed up as double-sided postcards and the first of them were distributed around Liverpool yesterday.

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Nagasaki anniversary, Census resistance and Lockheed Martin

09-08-2012 17:29

The cases of two census resisters opposed to arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin's census involvement continued today in Liverpool with another pretrial hearing at Dale Street Magistrates Court. The hearing coincided with the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in which the company now known as Lockheed Martin made the planes that dropped the bombs.

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UAVs do enable 'extra judicial asssassination' admits arms industry editor

09-08-2012 11:51

Darren Lake, Acting Editor of UNMANNED Vehicles, an arms trade magazine for for the drone industry makes some suprizingly candid admissions in his August/September 2012 issue editorial...

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Remembering Hiroshima, Bradley Manning and all victims of war

08-08-2012 18:53

Two events in the past few days, in Oswestry and Chester, remembered the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as Bradley Manning, Julian Assange and all victims of war.

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The trial of G4S rooftop occupiers begins

07-08-2012 23:55

The two activists who occupied the roof of G4S' HQ near Crawley for eight hours on 2nd July 2012 (see appeared in court yesterday to plead guilty/not guilty to an 'aggravated trespass' charge under Section 68 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
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