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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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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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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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Scottish Peace Network Counter-Centenary Calendar

This calendar highlights some of the key battles of the First World War and some of the crucial moments marking the growing resistance to the war. August 4, 1914– start of war December 24, 1914– Christmas Truce; to be commemorated

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YES or NO: Trident Has Got to Go – Demo & Picnic at Faslane

North Gate of Faslane Naval Base Saturday 20 September 12 noon.After the historic Referendum Vote this is an opportunity to do something practical and symbolic. Whether we are celebrating or commiserating with each other – one thing remains clear. The campaign

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