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Sign the Petition Edinburgh for Conscientious Objectors Memorial

A petition calling on Edinburgh Council to establish a memorial in Edinburgh to Conscientious Objectors and Opponents of War is now open for signature on the City of Edinburgh Council website. Please show your support for all those, past and present, …

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FM Nicola Sturgeon, Patrick Harvie MSP to speak at Scrap Trident Demo 4 April

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Greens Co-Convener Patrick Harvie MSP, will headline the Scrap Trident Bairns Not Bombs demonstration against Britain’s weapons of mass destruction in George Square, Glasgow on 4th April,. Also on the platform will be …

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UK Faith leaders call on nuclear weapons states to eliminate nuclear arsenals

26 faith leaders from eight faith traditions among them Archbishop Malcolm McMahon, Archbishop of Liverpool and National President of Pax Christi, have signed a statement in advance of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference meetings scheduled for April urging …

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Another letter from Kabul

This is the second installment from Maya Evans, Coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence UK, who wrote to us from Kabul where she is currently leading a small delegation of women UK peace activists.  Maya spoke in an Edinburgh Peace and Justice …

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Letter from Kabul

Maya Evans, Coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence UK wrote to us from Kabul where she is currently leading a small delegation of women UK peace activists. Maya spoke in an Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre Speakers Series talk after …

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EP&JC Key Role Organising Scrap Trident Protest

30 November saw the biggest protest against nuclear weapons at the UKs nuclear weapons base in a decade as nearly 1500 people converged on the Faslane naval base on the Gareloch, 30 miles north of Glasgow. The Peace and Justice Centre played …

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P&J Exhibition of Syrian Childrens Art Moves to Glasgow

Light Against Darkness: An Exhibition Syrian Refugee Childrens Art was organised by the Peace and Justice Centre with the Childrens War Museum and ran from 21 October to 12 November at City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, University of Edinburgh Chaplaincy …

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Why Red Poppies and Not White Sold @ Parliament?

Scottish WILPF distributed almost 400 poppies in the Scottish Parliament to MSPs, staff and guests during this week. Due to Scottish parliamentary rules they were neither allowed to sell the poppies or ask for donations. John Mason MSP topped up …

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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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