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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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4 August No Glory in War Glasgow Silent Demo

The Scottish Peace Network held silent vigils in Glasgow yesterday during First World War commemorations, displaying a massive No Glory in War banner outside the Cathedral and in full view of the assembly at George Square while Prince Charles, David

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Remembering the Devastation of the First World War.

As the Scottish Peace Network prepares to demonstrate opposition to all wars tomorrow in Glasgow the Gareloch Horties, a women’s peace group affililated to Trident Ploughshares, a member of the Scottish Peace Network, stood in silent vigil by the centotaph in

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1914 – 2014: No More Wars

The Scottish Peace Network will have a vigil and hand out leaflets in Glasgow on 4 August while the government holds its official commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War in the Cathedral and in George Square. Some

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SPN Protests at UK Armed Forces Day in Stirling

  On June 28, 1914, a Serbian nationalist assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, triggering World War I. One outcome of this bloodbath was the cobbling together of the newly created state of Iraq, this to facilitate British control over

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1914 – 2014: No More Wars

Remembering the Devastation of the First World War Gather at the Donald Dewar Statue at 9:30am, 4th August at the Pedestrian Precinct, Buchanan St, Glasgow The Scottish Peace Network will gather in Glasgow to call for an end to all

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NO MORE WARS – UK Armed Forces Day Demonstration

Scottish Peace Network Demonstration at UK Armed Forces Day Event. Saturday 28 June, 11am – 1pm. Smith Museum, Dumbarton Road, Stirling. The 28th June is Armed Forces Day, a national ”to show support for the Armed Forces.” This year in

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