Trump renegues on Iran deal

Scrapping the Iran nuclear deal risks another war President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran and to institute severe sanctions against it compromises the entire international framework for nonviolent conflict resolution and could lead to another catastrophic war in the Middle East. It also puts into question the de-escalation process on the Korean peninsula. Trump’s willingness to scrap a deal which … Continue reading Trump renegues on Iran deal

Emergency motion on Syria at STUC

An emergency motion on Syria was moved by UCU at the Scottish Trades Union Conference in Aviemore today and passed unanimously.  The motion reads: That this Congress strongly condemns the bombing of Syria on 14 April. Congress further condemns the hypocrisy of US President Trump when the US has still not destroyed its chemical weapons well beyond the April 2102 deadline for doing this in … Continue reading Emergency motion on Syria at STUC

STUC Statement on Syria

The STUC in conference today in Aviemore released this statement on the bombing of Syria: Emergency General Council Statement: Syria The General Council deplores the ongoing violence in Syria and the use of chemical weapons on Syria’s people. Using chemical weapons is a war crime, as is directing attacks against civilians and Bashar al-Assad must stand trial in the International Criminal Court for these crimes. … Continue reading STUC Statement on Syria

Stop the Bombing of Syria. No to War. Yes to Democracy

Friday 20 April, 5.30 – 6.30pm at Buchanan Street Steps Gather in protest against the bombing of Syria. Say loud and clear “Not in Our Name!’ No to War – Yes to Democracy. called by Glasgow Stop the War Coalition and Scottish CND. Theresa May’s cynicism is so deep it’s hard for us comprehend. There was quite simply no possible good outcome from this bombing … Continue reading Stop the Bombing of Syria. No to War. Yes to Democracy

Edinburgh organising meeting

Edinburgh Stop the War’s regular monthly meeting is Monday 16th April, 7.30pm at the Peace and Justice Centre, 5 Upper Bow (just round the corner from Victoria Terrace or down from Johnston Terrace). Do come along and get involved – if you can’t get along at that time but can offer practical help in any form or have ideas that you want to share – … Continue reading Edinburgh organising meeting

Dundee protest – don’t bomb Syria

Monday 16th April – 5.30pm at the City Square DD1 3BB.  Facebook event by Dundee Stop the War at https://www.facebook.com/events/635329170139402/ Only 22% of respondents in a YouGov poll said they would support airstrikes on Syria. Western attacks will lead to more death and destruction and would deepen the misery of the Syrian people. The only solution in Syria is an end to all foreign intervention, a … Continue reading Dundee protest – don’t bomb Syria