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Syrian Child Refugee Art Exhibition in Edinburgh 21 October – 12 November

An exhibition of 166 paintings and drawings by Syrian refugee children, organised by the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre, will take place at City of Edinburgh Methodist Church and Edinburgh University Chaplaincy from Tuesday 21 October through Wednesday 12 November …

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First World War’s Divergent Voices 1st November and 2nd November

This Saturday and Sunday 1st & 2nd November.  2:30pm. National Library of Scotland This Saturday and Sunday the Scottish International Storytelling Festival makes space for the voices of those who questioned and opposed the First World war in a live performance …

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War Resisters International Conscientious Objectors (CO) Alert

The following update is courtesy of http://wri-irg.org/news/alerts   CO-Update Bimonthly email newsletter of WRI’s Right to Refuse to Kill Programme War Resisters’ International, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX, Britain; tel +44-20-7278 4040; fax +44-20-7278 0444; email co-update-editor@wri-irg.org Subscribe/ Unsubscribe To subscribe, you can …

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News from Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Articles from SPSC website & Facebook Two ‘dangerous’ figures passed away – Marion Woolfson commemoration & Auschwitz survivor Hajo Meyer Zionist ‘Project Fear’ urges Scottish Jews to ‘keep their bags packed’ to leave for Israel Anthropologists join boycott of Israel …

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It’s Time for Amazon to Come Clean on their Energy Use!

Peace - While competitors move toward renewable energy, Amazon.com refuses to share data on its energy use or environmental impact. Tell Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to come clean about Amazon’s electricity footprint. It’s pretty amazing! No matter where we are or …

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Media Release – Free West Papua Campaign Scotland

Media Release – Free West Papua Campaign Scotland TRIBAL LEADER, BENNY WENDA, INVITED TO SCOTLAND TO WITNESS A NEW KIND OF REFERENDUM Benny Wenda, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of the Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC), arrives in Scotland …

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“FILMS ABOUT CONSCIENCE” TAKES TO THE STREET! This year, the Hrant Dink Foundation calls; “Let’s look at the street though our conscience” and invites everyone to display different faces of conscience via short films produced by both amateurs and professionals. …

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 FREE TICKETS for organisations working with people from hard-to-reach communities or disadvantaged backgrounds. You can read more details on the website for Take One Action Film Festival http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/festivals/  

Welfare Reform Survey

Welfare reform survey SCVO wants to hear your views and experiences on the effect of welfare reform on organisations, service users and communities. You can share your perspective by completing our online survey. Following on from our 2013 welfare mapping report, we’re …

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Conscientious Objection in the First World War

Peace and Justice Centre Coordinator Brian Larkin & Lesley Orr  of Fellowship of Reconciliation Scotland spoke on Conscientious Objectors & Women’s Responses to the First World War in a Just Festival Conversation. Following is a transcript of Brian’s  talk. There was …

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