Remembering the Somme

On July 1 at 5pm at the Dewar’s statue on Buchanan Street in Glasgow city centre, the Scottish Peace Network is holding a centenary event to remember the disaster of the battle of the Somme. We will have a short speech on the historical context and a reading of poems to start and then a time for everyone attending to give their thoughts on war … Continue reading Remembering the Somme

Protest – Blair is a war criminal

After a seven year wait the Chilcot Report is finally going to be published on July 6th. Despite its astounding length (2.3 million words) it is highly likely that it will fall short of an outright condemnation of the Iraq war and fail to apportion blame to those who were truly responsible for the catastrophe. In Edinburgh – assemble on the 6th July, 6pm by … Continue reading Protest – Blair is a war criminal

Launch of The Truth About Trident

The Truth About Trident by Tim Wallis Edinburgh Launch Quaker meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh Friday 17 June 6.00–7.30pm All welcome. Entry is free. If you wish to reserve a place, please go to The UK is one of nine states possessing nuclear weapons. Renewal of the Trident programme would extend Britain’s commitment to nuclear ‘deterrence’ well into the second half of this … Continue reading Launch of The Truth About Trident