Monthly Archives: August 2013

No Intervention in Syria

 In the last week of August UNHCR reported  that the number of Syrian children with refugee status as a result of the civil war reached one million. Around 760,000 of the refugee children are under the age of 11 and …

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Bradley Manning

Yesterday the UK assisted the US in stepping up pressure on journalists and whistleblowers by detaining the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden NSA surveillance story,  under the Terrorism Act. And in the US a prosecutor …

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Activists Ballot Shoppers on Trident Replacement

On Saturday 10th August the Gareloch Horties, a Trident Ploughshares affinity group set up a stall to ballot shoppers at Cameron Toll in Edinburgh’s south side. This is an area where the Axe the Bedroom Tax campaign is active and the local Labour …

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