Hands off Yemen

The appaling nature of the Saudi regime was recently brought into focus following the alleged torture and assassination of the Saudi journalist (a Washington Post columnist) Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. It is unconscionable that Theresa May’s government is continuing to provide assistance to such a hideous dictatorship. The British government’s practice of selling arms and providing other support to Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Hands off Yemen

Seventeen years in Afghanistan

This weekend marks the 17th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by the US, the UK and several of its allies. According to a conservative estimate, 217,000 Afghans have died as a direct result of the fighting. Additional UK troops are being deployed to the country, although UK military intervention has been leading to more bitterness and more violence. Continue reading Seventeen years in Afghanistan

STOP FUNDING THE END OF THE WORLD

How to eliminate nuclear weapons through divestment New Guide for Scotland Launch Event 50 George Sq Room G.06, Edinburgh EH8 9LH 6:30 for 7:00 – 9:00pm. Thursday 20 September. Registration (not required by encouraged) at: https://bank20sept.eventbrite.com/   Linda Pearson, author of the new guide will summarize findings of new research on investments by Local Authorities Pension Funds and other institutions in Scotland in nuclear weapons and outline … Continue reading STOP FUNDING THE END OF THE WORLD

NAE NUKES ANYWHERE!

Scotland welcomes the world to FASLANE NUCLEAR BASE Saturday, 22 September 2018  Assemble 12.00 noon at the Peace Camp and walk to the North Gate 
 Stop the War Scotland urges all its supports to join this demonstration.
 Scottish CND is inviting campaigners from around the world to join us in challenging the UK Government to sign the Nuclear Ban Treaty, enter negotiations and scrap their … Continue reading NAE NUKES ANYWHERE!

Remember Hiroshima

Some of the events taking place around Scotland on and around the 6th August Perth. Hiroshima Day Peace Pole Walk: a walk (estimated time 30 mins) between the two Peace Poles in Perth, St Ninians Episcopal Cathedral North Methven Street to the Rodney Gardens, meet 2.15pm for 2.30 start. Edinburgh. August 6. 6pm. Edinburgh Hiroshima Commemoration. The Mound.  Bordering Princes Street, Edinburgh. Contact Edinburgh CND. Glasgow.  August … Continue reading Remember Hiroshima

Glasgow Stop the War

In just the first year of Trump in office, the US dropped more than half the number of bombs that have been dropped in the entire eight years of the Bush administration. He also introduced a ban targeting people from eight predominantly Muslim countries. He trampled over Palestinian rights, is on a war path with Iran (having ended the nuclear deal with that country), and … Continue reading Glasgow Stop the War

Just a week until Trump arrives in Britain

Each day is helping to reveal the brutal, extremist nature of Trump’s presidency. It has now been revealed that Trump persistently expressed an interest in invading Venezuela and confronted his top aides many times over this issue. Furthermore, a recently declassified report has revealed that, in just one year of Trump’s presidency, the US dropped more than half the number of bombs that have been … Continue reading Just a week until Trump arrives in Britain