Monthly Archives: June 2015

Archbishop Atalla Hanna of Jerusalem Arrested – Please Write Letters of Support

Archbishop Atallah Hanna of Jerusalem was arrested on Saturday 27 June whilst taking part in a protest against the illegal seizure of church property just north of Hebron in occupied Palestine. Archbishop Hanna’s visit to Scotland last year was jointly …

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Peace Activists at Armed Forces Day; P&J in Independent & Reporting Scotland

On Saturday 27 August the Grassmarket in Edinburgh took on a different aspect than the usual Saturday market. Instead of stalls offering bread, cakes and jams there were armoured vehicles to play on and army recruiters offering children opportunities to …

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Support the Right to Refuse to Kill

Our #conscientiousobjectors memorial will honour COs past, present and future. Most imprisoned COs today are in S Korea. In this Amnesty International video Korean Jehovah’s Witness Song In Ho talks about what it means to grow up knowing you will …

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City Committee Recommends Approval for Conscientious Objectors Memorial

A petition for a memorial to conscientious objectors and opponents of war has been unanimoursly and enthusiastically recommended for approval by he Petitions Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council. On Thursday 10 June the Petitions Committee heard what Committee Chair …

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