Yemen – The Forgotten People

UN House Scotland and SCISA invite you to the Conference Yemen – The Forgotten People, to be held at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary Street, EH1 1LZ, Edinburgh. Date: 18th May 2017 Time: 17:00 – 20:45 In the light of the UK involvement in the Yemeni conflict as well as insufficient media attention devoted to the crisis unravelling in the … Continue reading Yemen – The Forgotten People

March Against Racism

Saturday 18 March | 11am Holland Street, Glasgow, G2 4 On both sides of the Atlantic, powerful forces are advancing the politics of racism, xenophobic discrimination and scapegoating. We must defend Muslims against vicious Islamophobia which is being used as a “weapon of mass distraction” to justify wars and divide opposition to failed foreign and economic policies. These policies have resulted in permanent war abroad … Continue reading March Against Racism

Scotland Against Trump

Scotland Against Trump – National demo Saturday 11th, Edinburgh. With the exception of Iran, Trump’s ban targets countries that the US has bombed. He is continuing bombing campaigns across the Middle East. There have already been confirmed US attacks in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, where one US commando was killed and two were injured in a failed US raid. US policy towards Iran has returned … Continue reading Scotland Against Trump

Stop Trump’s ban

Solidarity Protests around Scotland  Edinburgh Time planned: 6pm, 30 Jan Meeting at: The Mound, pedestrianised area by National Gallery Organised/Supported by: Scotland Against Trump Facebook event page Dundee Time planned: 6pm, 30 Jan Meeting at: Dundee City Square Organised/Supported by:  Scotland against Trump Dundee protest Facebook event page Glasgow Time planned: 17:00, 30 Jan Meeting at: Donald Dewar Statue Organised/Supported by: Stand up to Racism Glasgow Glasgow protest Facebook … Continue reading Stop Trump’s ban

Edinburgh Public Meeting: 23 January

What the Trump presidency means for the anti-war movement Monday 23rd January 7.30pm At the Quaker Meeting House 7 Victoria Terrace EH1 2JL Before the inauguration Trump has been making bellicose statements on expanding the US nuclear arsenal and on China. How much of this is continuity with Obama – where this was happening but more quietly. What’s new? How do we meet the challenge? Continue reading Edinburgh Public Meeting: 23 January

Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

18 million Yemeni’s are on the edge of starvation – that’s 70% of the population. More than 2.4 million have fled their homes and more than 100,000 have been forced to seek asylum in neighbouring countries. For nearly two years Saudi Arabia has wages a ferocious bombing campaign in Yemen.  Successive British Governments have treated Saudi Arabia as a privileged business partner despite it’s appalling … Continue reading Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia