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

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

Stop all the bombing in Syria

We are urging all our supporters to do everything possible to stop a further attack on Syria by the Western powers.​ Join us in petitioning at the east end of Princes Street, 12pm Saturday 14th April The Daily Mail reports that ‘Britain’s Armed Forces are drawing up options for a joint strike with the US on Syrian forces’ and, ‘No 10 refused to rule out … Continue reading Stop all the bombing in Syria

Trump, China and North Korea

Public meeting with Tim Coles author of Fire and Fury – how the US isolates North Korea, encircles China and risks nuclear war in Asia.  Admission is free but you can reserve a place at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trump-china-and-north-korea-tickets-45055710844   Donations to cover the cost of organising the meeting are welcome. Continue reading Trump, China and North Korea

Petition on military in schools

The Forces Watch petition on armed forces visits to schools will be heard this Thursday, 15th March, at around 10:30. If you want to attend in person you can obtain a free ticket from the visitors center on 0131 348 5200, or by email: visit@scottish.parliament.uk. Alternatively the meeting will be broadcast live here https://www.scottishparliament.tv/, archive of the broadcast will be available to view the same day, and the … Continue reading Petition on military in schools