No War With Iran

Edinburgh: 5.30 – 6.30pm at the Wellington Statue, East End of Princes Street – Thursday 9th January Glasgow: Monday 6 January, 5.30pm, Royal Concert Hall steps, Top of Buchanan Street The assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani is an act of war by Donald Trump. The act was carried out in Baghdad, violating all agreements with the Iraqi government. Both Iran and Iraq will retaliate. Trump … Continue reading No War With Iran

STUC Anti-Racist Rally

Tasneem Ali spoke on behalf of Stop the War Scotland at the rally following the STUC’s 2019 St Andrew’s Day Anti-Racist March Here’s the text of her speech. Lets take a quick look at the world we live in today. After years of the war on terror promising to make our world safer,  we find the world a much more dangerous place, whole regions devastated, … Continue reading STUC Anti-Racist Rally

War and the Environment

The information in this post was compiled by activists from Edinburgh Stop the War for use as a presentation to a discussion at the 2019 Edinburgh World Justice Festival.    The largest polluter The largest industrial military in the history of the world, the US military is also the single biggest polluter on the planet. If the Pentagon were a country, it would be the … Continue reading War and the Environment

Remembering Iraq

In 2005 Edinburgh Stop the War held an exhibition of photographs taken in Iraq by Annette Lamont and David Lynn.   The photographs were taken in Baghdad and Takri between February and April 2003; a period that covered the lead up to the US-UK attack and invasion and the impact of the attack itself. Annette and David were among 40 ‘Human Shields’ who stayed in Iraq … Continue reading Remembering Iraq