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Stop the Expansion of the War in Syria We Want Peace!

Join us for the April vigil focusing on the War in Syria. Thursday April 27th 5-6pm at the Dewar Statue, Buchanan St, Glasgow  The bombing of the al-Shayrat airfield on 7 April, 2017, by the United States government, in retaliation

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Remembering the Somme – Glasgow

On July 1st at 5pm, the Scottish Peace Network is holding a centenary event at the Dewar’s statue on Buchanan Street in Glasgow city centre to remember the disaster of the battle of the Somme. We will have a short

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Counter Armed Forces Day Protest

The Scottish Peace Network will be assembling in Stirling to provide a peace alternative presence to a military parade intended to celebrate Armed Forces Day. We will be meeting at 11:30am on Saturday, June 18, in front of the Stirling

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May Vigil – Glasgow

The monthly vigil to protest the bombing of Iraq and Syria and to oppose all forms of militarism, including the renewal of Trident, will be held on Wednesday, May 25, from 5-6pm at Dewar’s statue on Buchanan Street in Glasgow

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Monthly Vigil – Glasgow

The next monthly vigil, sponsored by the Scottish Peace Network, will take place on Wednesday, April 27, from 5 to 6pm at Dewar’s statue on Buchanan Street. We will be protesting the bombing of Iraq and Syria, weapons sales to

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Fly Kites Not Drones.

Kite making, Decorating, and Flying. In solidarity with Afghan Peace Volunteers and other people living under threat of Drones. Fly Kites Not Drones was inspired by the Afghan Peace Volunteers who say the beautiful blue skies of Afghanistan are now

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Vigil against the bombing of Iraq and Syria

The network is organising a vigil and gathering at the Donald Dewar statue at the top of Buchanan Street, Glasgow on Wednesday March 16th between 5:30pm to 6:30 pm. The main themes of the vigil and gathering are Peace in

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Songs of the Unsung Heroes

Jane Lewis and Penny Stone from Protest in Harmony lead a fun and inspirational afternoon of songs celebrating the movements and people who opposed the First World War. Learn songs about the men and women who refused to fight and those involved in the broader movements

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The World Is My Country Exhibition

Thursday 25 Feb – Saturday 12 March With graphic artist Emily Johns, Gabriel Carlyle, and Protest in Harmony.  Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR The Exhibition celebrates, in stories and pictures, the people and movements that opposed the

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Challenging military visits to Scottish schools – Edinburgh public meeting

A petition to the Scottish Parliament created by human rights organisation ForcesWatch, and Quakers in Scotland, which calls for greater scrutiny, guidance and consultation on armed forces visits to schools in Scotland, has received more than 500 signatures in just

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