North Korea, Trump and War: Dissecting the Crisis in the Pacific

Saturday 30th September, 1pm – 4pm at Strathclyde University Student Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH As tensions mount in the Asia-Pacific we are pleased to announce that we will be joined by Dr Owen Miller, among others, to dissect the nature and history of North Korea – as well as the strategic objectives and ambitions of the United States in relation to Japan, … Continue reading North Korea, Trump and War: Dissecting the Crisis in the Pacific

Women who widnae haud their wheesht in WW1

Scottish branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom have linked up with Glasgow Women’s Library to bring you an event focusing on the Peace Crusades in Glasgow & Manchester. Not all women were in favour of war in 1914-1918. Many were particpants in the Women’s Peace Crusades. The event will take place on Saturday afternoon, 1.30-3.30 on 30 September 2017, at Glasgow Women’s … Continue reading Women who widnae haud their wheesht in WW1

Stop Trump – Ban Nuclear Weapons

Show your opposition to Trump’s nuclear war mongering. Friday 18th and Friday 25th August from 2pm – 6pm at the east end of Princes Street by the Wellington Statue. Edinburgh Stop the War are joining with Scottish CND and Edinburgh CND to leaflet and petition and demonstrate our opposition to Trump’s policy and the support it seems to have from the Westminster government. Continue reading Stop Trump – Ban Nuclear Weapons

Stop the War Statement on Trump and North Korea

Stop the War has issued the following statement: The standoff between the US and North Korea is frightening. The cycle of threat and counter-threat is creating an appalling situation in which warfare between nuclear states is being discussed as a serious option on both sides. In this context Donald Trump’s outburst against the North Korean regime is deeply troubling. What impact can threats of ‘fire … Continue reading Stop the War Statement on Trump and North Korea

Join your local Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorials

From Scottish CND: 72 years ago atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, destroying the cities and killing hundreds of thousands of people. It is particularly important to remember the real effect of nuclear weapons this year when the UN have just adopted a treaty to make nuclear weapons illegal all over the world. Please come along and support one of these local events. Aberdeen Aug 6th, 12 … Continue reading Join your local Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorials

The ‘war on terror’ in an era of crisis: a critical response

5th August, 10am – 5.30pm at the CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Glasgow Tickets from Eventbrite PROGRAMME: 10am Registration 10:30am – 11am New Foreign Policy: An Overview 11am – 12:30pm What is Islamaphobia? War, Counterterrorism and the State 1:15pm – 2:30pm Authoritarian Agendas: Why we need to defend Civil Rights and Political Freedom 2:45pm – 4pm Tell Me No Lies: Reporting War and Terrorism 4:15pm … Continue reading The ‘war on terror’ in an era of crisis: a critical response

Yemen – The Forgotten People

UN House Scotland and SCISA invite you to the Conference Yemen – The Forgotten People, to be held at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary Street, EH1 1LZ, Edinburgh. Date: 18th May 2017 Time: 17:00 – 20:45 In the light of the UK involvement in the Yemeni conflict as well as insufficient media attention devoted to the crisis unravelling in the … Continue reading Yemen – The Forgotten People

We Are Many film showing

Wednesday 3 May 2017, 7.00pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow, G2 3JD Book you ticket here: https://goo.gl/qPKiIe (only 100 seat capacity) On 15th February 2003, more than 30 million people, in over 800 cities across the world, protested against the impending war on Iraq – a war that served as a pretext to geo-political gain for the superpowers. Produced and directed by Amir Amirani, We … Continue reading We Are Many film showing