UK Terror War Newswire Archive
16-01-2013 19:00Babs Tucker - Hunger Strike Day 21 - 366 Days Without Shelter
16-01-2013 09:32You are seeing the rise of a new Fascist State here in the US
15-01-2013 17:47Britain cannot stop illegal gun-running until it ends its own dalliances with dictators, peace activists said today ahead of a BBC exposé of arms dealers.
Yorkshire gunshop owner Gary Hyde was jailed last year for his role in the illegal shipping of around 40,000 AK47s and millions of bullets from China to Nigeria in 2006 - on the eve of a tense general election.
Bradley Manning was back at Fort Meade, Maryland, US for another pretrial hearing this week and military Judge Denise Lind issued her ruling on the unlawful pretrial punishment motion. This part of the case was dealt with at a long hearing in November and December, during which Bradley Manning gave evidence in person. He spoke about the punitive conditions he was held under at Quantico marine brig in Virginia from July 2010 until April 2011. Many other witnesses testified, including numerous brig staff. The defence motion called for all charges to be dismissed or, failing that, for 10:1 sentencing credit for the time Brad was mistreated.
For more information, see this Indymedia feature on the torture hearing
Brad's court martial continues on 16 and 17 January with another hearing, this time a continuation of the defence motion calling for charges to be dismissed on the grounds of lack of speedy trial. By the time the case reaches trial, put back again to at least 3 June, Bradley Manning will have been held for over three years.
Join the solidarity vigil in London on Wednesday 16 January at 2pm at the US Embassy.
12-01-2013 11:53This document covers the recent history of the cold war legacy death squads that have been named by the Kurdish comrades, and takes an attempt to identify the originating agency from the known facts about death squad capabilities in Europe. At this stage it seems remarkable that the Turkish state is speculating about minority infighting as the cause of the deaths in a very similar way as it has happened regarding the series of murders of Turkish immigrants into Europe which then turned out to be a death squad operation. These obviously political assassinations are not only an attack against the Kurdish people and their hopeful but against all struggles of emancipation and the past targets of these death squads whose memory is being defiled by fresh bloodshed of the same inferior motives.
Kurdish activists said the killings were carried out by forces in the Turkish state itself who wanted to derail the talks.
Bradley Manning is back in court at Fort Meade, Maryland, US from Tuesday 8 - Friday 11 January.
Vigil at the US Embassy in London 2pm Tuesday 8 January.
The entire soundtrack of the Collateral Murder video will be played.
27-12-2012 10:48My experiences after being attacked by satanist David Myatt are that the Admiral Duncan,Brick Lane and Brixton nailbombings were an MI5 sponsored sting operation that went wrong.
24-12-2012 01:26Maya is currently with a peace delegation in Afghanistan and sent this report via the VCNVUK blog.
24-12-2012 01:21Beth from Oxford is currently with a peace delegation in Afghanistan and sent this report via the VCNVUK blog.
24-12-2012 01:16Susan from Oxford is currently with a peace delegation in Afghanistan and wrote these reports and reflections while preparing for the trip..
21-12-2012 13:27I just created a new petition and I hope you can sign -- it's called: Abolish the Armed Forces