UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
21-02-2013 14:01Peace News editors Emily Johns and Mil Rai are currently on a peace delegation to Iran.
They will be speaking in Oxford at Peace House, Paradise Street, OX1 1LD on Saturday 23rd Feb at 3pm.
18-02-2013 14:13Sentences on Gdeim Izik defendents a travesty of justice
Weapons Establishment (AWE) at 10.30 on Friday night 8th February, and
travelled to RAF Brize Norton, arriving at just after midnight early on
Saturday 9th February.
08-02-2013 12:20War Resisters' International, an international network of pacifist and antimilitarist organisations with more than 80 affiliates in 40 countries, condemns the persecution of Pinar Selek.
On 24 January 2013, Pinar Selek, a Turkish feminist antimilitarist campaigner, was given a life sentence by an Istanbul court. The court issued an arrest warrant for Pinar, who is currently living in Strasbourg.
07-02-2013 15:22Don't you think its time we started asking questions about the state of our skies?
07-02-2013 07:14Israel is either trying to escalate militarily to embroil an unwilling United States in the Syrian conflict, in a too late attempt to pre-empt a political solution, out of a belief that the fall of the Al – Assad regime will serve Israel’s strategy or to establish for itself a seat at any international negotiating table that might be detrimental in shaping a future regime in Syria.
Only 20 countries and only 9 US states commited government murder of prisoners in 2012.
25-01-2013 22:10It immediately crystallises awareness when in the age of panapocalyptic austerity and fictional accounting calculus someone is trying to strike a big deal with the fascist state. Not that the topic of prisoner release was not a fertile field for direct action, as any targeting of the cancer which is eating up imperialism from within, but an expectation based on the mutual balance of demands seems quite odd in regard to states which cannot even balance their own currencies, budgets and economies. Any concept of a rational state or remnant thereof from the past has long devolved into a mud hole of infantile dementia with no other agenda than sabotaging every political alternative to it. What is the point in asking a mud hole to release prisoners?
23-01-2013 12:37In the current war that takes place in Syria, there are big spaces for the electronic war. One of the activist groups that work in this field named itself by “Syrian Electronic Army” has enabled to hack into many important official sites in each of Qatar, Saudi Arab kingdom and Turkey and to download thousands of secret documents, where Breaking News Network got these documents through mediator after proving the truthness of the reviewed part. An agreement has been done to publish these documents with the Lebanese Newspaper ‘Akhbar’, which got them from the same mediator at the same time.
By Shane Smith
16-01-2013 19:00Babs Tucker - Hunger Strike Day 21 - 366 Days Without Shelter
16-01-2013 16:41On Thursday 17th January, War Resisters' International, a global network of pacifist organisations based in London, will pay taxes that have been withheld for five years, under protest to HM Revenue and Customs.
16-01-2013 15:49With the threat of the 2013 DSEi arms fair in September, Stop the Arms Fair can support you to host a direct action against the arms trade workshop in your area, or come to one of our own.
16-01-2013 09:32You are seeing the rise of a new Fascist State here in the US