UK Terror War Newswire Archive
24-06-2012 13:58On June 21, The New York Times headlined "CIA Said to Aid in Steering Arms to Syrian Opposition," saying: Operating covertly from southern Turkey, CIA operatives are "decid(ing) which Syrian opposition fighters across the border will receive arms to fight the Syrian government, according to American officials and Arab intelligence officers." Weapons supplied include "automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition, (and) antitank weapons...." They're smuggled across Turkey's border through "a shadowy network of intermediaries...." They're also entering through Lebanon.
24-06-2012 02:43PHOTOS from ongoing "Solidarity with Julian Assange" vigil outside of Ecuadoran Embassy in London
REPORT from ongoing "Solidarity with Julian Assange" vigil outside of Ecuadoran Embassy in London http://wp.me/p1rtyw-Fq
And especially: the intimate cooperation between the Danish intelligence services, and the US espionage organisation, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Denmark is because of its “anti-terrorist” legislation and the politically almost uncontrolled intelligence services no less than a fascist state, put together with the police that can arrest citizens at there random discretion.
22-06-2012 19:04Wales premiere of "Extradition", a powerful new documentary film. The event will include a Q & A with Hamja Ahsan (Talhas Brother) reading Talha's new collection of prison poetry.
Update 6.30pm: no decision now expected today.
Supporters welcome at ongoing vigil outside the embassy.
Yesterday evening, pro-Palestine activists from the local area and across the country including south Wales, north west Wales, Liverpool, Chester, Manchester and London demonstrated inside and outside the Wrexham Racecourse football ground. The action was called in protest at Israel's participation in international competitions while the Palestinian team is prevented from taking part, while Palestinian footballers including Mahmoud al Sarsak remain imprisoned without charge or trial, and while Israel continues to maintain its Apartheid regime.
Thu 28 June, 3pm: Rally for Julian Assange at Swedish Embassy.
The UK Supreme Court today rejected the application to reopen Julian Assange's extradition appeal.
- London Guantánamo Campaign, 14 June 2012
The London Guantánamo Campaign  regrets the decision of the American Supreme Court, on 11 June, to reject petitions from 7 Guantánamo Bay prisoners , held without charge or trial for over a decade, to challenge the basis of their detention. This comes in the same week as the 797th anniversary of the Magna Carta, on Friday 15 June, conferring the rights to a fair trial and habeas corpus , among others, for almost the past eight centuries. The court gave no reason for its decision to overturn this basic right it had earlier upheld.
The London Guantánamo Campaign will mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, on 26 June, with a vigil in Trafalgar Square at 6-8pm: http://londonguantanamocampaign.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/26-june-london-saysno-to-torture.html
This is an opportunity to raise awareness of the Apartheid nature of the Israeli State and the need for a sporting boycott of teams that act as virtual ambassadors for Israel.
IMPORTANT DEMONSTRATION. Wed 4 July, 4pm–9pm Outside the main entrance to the American base at NSA Menwith Hill, near Harrogate North Yorkshire HG3 2RF
Join us for this annual demonstration for 'Independence FROM America'. Menwith Hill is an extremely important US base – occupied and controlled by the NSA, USAF and other Agencies. It is unaccountable, secretive and out of control of the UK government. It has many deeply concerning roles.
13-06-2012 09:46Prime Minister confronted with Betrayal of Julian Assange to U.S. War Machine
As Prime Minister Julia Gillard arrived at the Stamford Plaza in Brisbane Tuesday night to deliver a speech at the opening dinner of the Economic Forum, she was confronted by Catholic Workers and other anti-war activists over her betrayal of Australian born citizen Julian Assange to the U.S. war machine.
11-06-2012 03:16J6 BRISBANE SOLIDARITY WITH BRADLEY MANNING - Themis Rendered After Tipping the Scales for Manning & Assange, Demanding Obama be Put on Trial for Torture & Assassination
by Ciaron O'Reilly, presently Brisbane, Australia
"Bradley Manning Remains in Chains for Us, We Remain on the Loose for Him!"