The Big Ride for Palestine

Last year The Big Ride fundraised successfully for a playground in Khuza’a. Edinburgh Stop the War organised an Edinburgh contingent and raised over £3000 – cycling a circular route from Portobello via Haddington. This year the main ride is from Bristol to London and we are organising another local 42 mile Edinburgh Solidarity Ride. We will be fundraising for a similar project in Rafah – … Continue reading The Big Ride for Palestine

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

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

Big Ride for Palestine

Edinburgh Stop the War is supporting the 2020 Big Ride for Palestine.  The Big Ride is supporting a number of one day, small scale fund raising cycle rides of 36 or 44 miles all round the UK, that can happen indoors as well as out on the roads.  Most of these rides will take place on Saturday, 1 August to maximise social media coverage, and we plan … Continue reading Big Ride for Palestine

Equality, Freedom and Justice for Palestinians

Demo called by the Palestine Alliance: 2pm Saturday 30th March at the Foot of the Mound Edinburgh The Palestine Alliance invites you to join in a demonstration of solidarity with the Palestinian people on 30th March, Land Day, which also marks one year since the start of the Gaza Great March of Return. Land Day is the anniversary of the Israeli army killing in … Continue reading Equality, Freedom and Justice for Palestinians

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 Lowkey has … Continue reading The return of Lowkey

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?