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Nepal Earthquake Appeal from P&J Management Committe member Varsha Gyawali

Dear friends of the Edinburgh Peace and Justice, On April 25 2015, a massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude hit various parts of Nepal. My family is safe but millions of Nepali people were not that fortunate. Beside the destruction of …

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Safe Passage for Refugees Fleeing Wars & Persecution

Last year Italy’s Mare Nostrum operation in the Mediterranean saved 100,000 lives. But UK Home Secretary Theresa May argued that the programme encouraged “migrants” to make the perilous journey in overcrowded unseaworthy vessels and EU funding for the programme was …

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb Twitter Action Monday 13 April

This coming Monday April 13th is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). It is an opportunity for people worldwide to demand a shift from disproportionate military spending to funding real human security needs. Research coordinated by PAX shows …

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Bairns Not Bombs Demo Fills George Square

On Saturday 4 April some four to five thousand people marched through the streets of Glasgow and filled George Square calling on the UK government to abandon its plans to replace Trident nuclear weapons. The Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre …

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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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