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

Stop arms sales: Stop all the bombing: Stop Trump’s drive to war

Edinburgh Stop the War is supporting the protest called by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade and Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre on Wednesday 19th April at the Scottish Parliament. The protest highlights the role that Scottish firms play in the production of the arms that are currently devastating the Yemen. The protest is taking place at a very critical time. Sixteen years of the … Continue reading Stop arms sales: Stop all the bombing: Stop Trump’s drive to war

March Against Racism

Saturday 18 March | 11am Holland Street, Glasgow, G2 4 On both sides of the Atlantic, powerful forces are advancing the politics of racism, xenophobic discrimination and scapegoating. We must defend Muslims against vicious Islamophobia which is being used as a “weapon of mass distraction” to justify wars and divide opposition to failed foreign and economic policies. These policies have resulted in permanent war abroad … Continue reading March Against Racism

Scotland Against Trump

Scotland Against Trump – National demo Saturday 11th, Edinburgh. With the exception of Iran, Trump’s ban targets countries that the US has bombed. He is continuing bombing campaigns across the Middle East. There have already been confirmed US attacks in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, where one US commando was killed and two were injured in a failed US raid. US policy towards Iran has returned … Continue reading Scotland Against Trump

Stop Trump’s ban

Solidarity Protests around Scotland  Edinburgh Time planned: 6pm, 30 Jan Meeting at: The Mound, pedestrianised area by National Gallery Organised/Supported by: Scotland Against Trump Facebook event page Dundee Time planned: 6pm, 30 Jan Meeting at: Dundee City Square Organised/Supported by:  Scotland against Trump Dundee protest Facebook event page Glasgow Time planned: 17:00, 30 Jan Meeting at: Donald Dewar Statue Organised/Supported by: Stand up to Racism Glasgow Glasgow protest Facebook … Continue reading Stop Trump’s ban

Edinburgh Public Meeting: 23 January

What the Trump presidency means for the anti-war movement Monday 23rd January 7.30pm At the Quaker Meeting House 7 Victoria Terrace EH1 2JL Before the inauguration Trump has been making bellicose statements on expanding the US nuclear arsenal and on China. How much of this is continuity with Obama – where this was happening but more quietly. What’s new? How do we meet the challenge? Continue reading Edinburgh Public Meeting: 23 January