Yemen: 4 Years of British Enabled Tragedy

The evidence of just how destructive the UK-backed Saudi war on Yemen has been continues to flood in. Last week, two separate reports outlined the scale of brutality unleashed on the Yemeni people. A United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) report concluded that nearly one-hundred civilians were killed or injured in Yemen every week in 2018 whilst the preface of the Days of Judgement … Continue reading Yemen: 4 Years of British Enabled Tragedy

The return of Lowkey

Stop the War Coalition is very excited to be part of the Return of Lowkey Tour which starts in less than a month, touching down in towns and cities across the UK. A dedicated activist for Stop the War Coalition since our early years, Lowkey is also one of the most talented rappers on the scene today. Book the Edinburgh Gig here https://www.seetickets.com/event/lowkey/summerhall/1308474 Lowkey has … Continue reading The return of Lowkey

Never Again – Solidarity with Christchurch

Stop the War Coalition condemns the appalling attacks on people praying in mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand and sends deepest condolences to all involved. This attack appears to have been carried out by extreme right terrorists, who acted in the most brutal and depraved way against their victims. We have consistently campaigned against Islamophobia, which is the major from of racism in the world today, … Continue reading Never Again – Solidarity with Christchurch

Hands off Venezuela

We demonstrated at the US Consulate in Edinburgh on 7th February to say Trump and the US – Out of Venezuela. It is a disgrace that the UK, EU, Canada and others are backing US sponsored regime change. It is the right of the Venezuelan people, and theirs alone, to decide what happens in their country. Stop the War was formed to oppose military interventions … Continue reading Hands off Venezuela

Israeli Strikes on Iran – A Sign of What’s to Come?

Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria are a worrying escalation for the region and the world. Such strikes have been occurring now for several years but what makes these latest bombing raids extraordinary is Israel’s public admission that it was behind them. Netanyahu said “we will strike at anyone who tried to harm us. Whoever threatens to eliminate us, bears full responsibility.” This may … Continue reading Israeli Strikes on Iran – A Sign of What’s to Come?

A catastophe for Yemen

 Urgent action needed The Saudi-led coalition has started a major assault on the city of Hodeidah in Yemen. At least 149 people, including civilians, have been killed over a 24-hour period. Hodeidah is a crucial entry point for humanitarian aid into the war-torn country. The International Committee of the Red Cross has stated “Yemen’s survival depends on this city”. The UN is warning that Yemen … Continue reading A catastophe for Yemen

Army @ The Fringe

Summerhall Arts Centre partnered with the British Army at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a series of events under the banner Army @ the Fringe. In August Edinburgh Stop the War and a number of other individuals and organisations wrote to Summerhall asking them to reconsider the partnership. Summerhall’s response was: ‘For Summerhall, the initiative is an opportunity to reach new audiences and to … Continue reading Army @ The Fringe