Stop the War Statement on Trump and North Korea

Stop the War has issued the following statement: The standoff between the US and North Korea is frightening. The cycle of threat and counter-threat is creating an appalling situation in which warfare between nuclear states is being discussed as a serious option on both sides. In this context Donald Trump’s outburst against the North Korean regime is deeply troubling. What impact can threats of ‘fire … Continue reading Stop the War Statement on Trump and North Korea

Join your local Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorials

From Scottish CND: 72 years ago atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, destroying the cities and killing hundreds of thousands of people. It is particularly important to remember the real effect of nuclear weapons this year when the UN have just adopted a treaty to make nuclear weapons illegal all over the world. Please come along and support one of these local events. Aberdeen Aug 6th, 12 … Continue reading Join your local Hiroshima & Nagasaki Memorials

The ‘war on terror’ in an era of crisis: a critical response

5th August, 10am – 5.30pm at the CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Glasgow Tickets from Eventbrite PROGRAMME: 10am Registration 10:30am – 11am New Foreign Policy: An Overview 11am – 12:30pm What is Islamaphobia? War, Counterterrorism and the State 1:15pm – 2:30pm Authoritarian Agendas: Why we need to defend Civil Rights and Political Freedom 2:45pm – 4pm Tell Me No Lies: Reporting War and Terrorism 4:15pm … Continue reading The ‘war on terror’ in an era of crisis: a critical response

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

We Are Many film showing

Wednesday 3 May 2017, 7.00pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow, G2 3JD Book you ticket here: (only 100 seat capacity) On 15th February 2003, more than 30 million people, in over 800 cities across the world, protested against the impending war on Iraq – a war that served as a pretext to geo-political gain for the superpowers. Produced and directed by Amir Amirani, We … Continue reading We Are Many film showing

Stop arms sales: Stop all the bombing: Stop Trump’s drive to war

Edinburgh Stop the War is supporting the protest called by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade and Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre on Wednesday 19th April at the Scottish Parliament. The protest highlights the role that Scottish firms play in the production of the arms that are currently devastating the Yemen. The protest is taking place at a very critical time. Sixteen years of the … Continue reading Stop arms sales: Stop all the bombing: Stop Trump’s drive to war

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