|Join us on 1st April!
Protest at Britain’s nuclear bomb factory, AWE Aldermaston, Berkshire.
This year on April Fools’ Day, we will be going to Aldermaston to highlight our opposition to Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system – because that’s where the nuclear bombs are made. We’ll be saying Scrap Trident and cancel plans to replace it. We’ll be gathering around the base in our thousands with music, colour, and speeches.
|Coaches from Anchor Rd, near @bristol, 10 AM Monday 1st. £6 unwaged £12 waged. Purchase from Katz on Gloucestor Rd or Bristolcnd website to ensure you get a seat.
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At this stage it cannot be confirmed that the coalition forces are using missiles that are ‘hardened’ with depleted uranium. However, it is so effective against military structures and tanks that it is likely they have.
Please would any UK Libyans, members of the National Transitional Council and any other Libyans ( civilians and combatants ) check this note out and pass suitable message on.
Depleted Uranium in weapons leaves a dust that is poisonous for billions of years .
Keep away from buildings, craters and destroyed tanks.
Children and pregnant women are especially vulnerable.
There has been an increaseof 30% in the incidence of cancer and birth defects in gaza, likely to have been caused by Operation Cast Lead two years ago.
The authorities who use this material do not own up to it or when they do they downplay how toxic it is.
As if destroying a country and its culture ain’t bad enough, how about destroying its future, its children? I want to scream it from the rooftops! We are complicit in crimes of such enormity that I find it difficult to find the words to describe how I feel about this crime committed in my name! In the name of the ‘civilized’ world?
“Forget about oil, occupation, terrorism or even Al-Qaeda. The real hazard for Iraqis these days is cancer. Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects, especially in cities subjected to heavy American and British bombardment.” — Jalal Ghazi, for New America Media
According to Al Jazeera, the Pentagon used more than 300 tons of depleted uranium in 1991. In 2003, the United States used more than 1,000 tons.