Palestine Solidarity Events in Edinburgh

This weekend: Saturday 22nd May: 11am – 12.30pm Edinburgh Action for Palestine event at the foot of the mound. Sunday 23rd May: 2pm at the foot of the Mound – demonstration organised by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Continue reading Palestine Solidarity Events in Edinburgh

Is the US Leading Britain Into A New Cold War With China?

Here’s a link to the video of the Aberdeen event on 10th March 2021 with Jenny Clegg speaking. “Is the US Leading Britain Into A New Cold War With China?” https://archive.org/details/is-the-us-leading-britain-into-a-new-cold-war-with-china Continue reading Is the US Leading Britain Into A New Cold War With China?

Nakba day actions around Scotland

Edinburgh Action for Palestine. Join us this Saturday, corner of Princes Street & Castle Street (outside the former HSBC) at 11am. Saturday 15 May is Nakba Day, the day to commemorate the ethnic cleansing of Palestine – begun in the late 1940s, continuing to this day (East Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, Massafer Yatta etc). Social distancing requirements will be adhered to. And from the SPSC: NOTICE … Continue reading Nakba day actions around Scotland

Made in Scotland

The Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) together with Peace and Justice have published an excellent report ‘Made in Scotland’ which highlight how Scottish arms manufacturers have fuelled the war in Yemen. Excerpt: UK-made warplanes, bombs and missiles have fuelled the conflict in Yemen which has created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with 24 million people, 80% of Yemen’s population, requiring humanitarian assistance as of … Continue reading Made in Scotland

Global Day of Action on Yemen

25th January 2021 Is a global day of action on Yemen.  The shockingly under-reported war in Yemen has led to the death of 250,000 people and created the worst humanitarian crisis anywhere in the world according to the UN. They estimate that more than 24 million people in the country, which was already one of the poorest on the planet prior to the war, will need humanitarian … Continue reading Global Day of Action on Yemen

Prospects for War and Peace after the US elections

Stop Press January 18th 4.12pm – sadly Medea has had to go into hospital today – the meeting is cancelled. We hope to reschedule at a later date. Edinburgh Stop the War Coalition Public Meeting: Monday 18th January 7pm In our first meeting of 2021 we are really pleased to welcome Medea Benjamin from the United States to talk about the implications of the US … Continue reading Prospects for War and Peace after the US elections

Exporting Death in Yemen

Professor Anna Stavrianakis outlines the complicity of UK arms manufacturers and Westminster government in breach of international law on sale of arms to regimes recognised by the same government as breaking human rights law. And then Yasmin Luqman, a British Yemeni activist, responds.  6.00pm – 7.45pm Friday 2 October  Please book on Eventbrite  and share the Facebook Event ewjf2 Join Campaign Against Arms Trade and Stop The War in exploring … Continue reading Exporting Death in Yemen