Gareth Dale speaking in the first of three talks that took place at the EWJF Book Fair 2019.
Asad Rehman from War on Want was the first speaker at the conference Asad was followed by contributions from Niamh McNulty (XR Scotland) and Zarina Ahmad (Ethnic Minorities Environmental Network).
Eurig Scandrett speaking at the 2019 EWJF for Edinburgh Action for Palestine
Walden Bello speaking at the event organised by Global Justice Now
On the evening of 3rd of October 2017, Edinburgh World Justice Festival and Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan organised and event full of art, poems and stories. Artists from Scotland and Kurdistan came together to highlight the human rights issues in Kurdistan. An evening of readings, poetry, music and art along with the remarkable Kurdish food by Rojava Restaurant had just completed the evening. Participants of this exciting event were: writers Alan Cameron, James Kelman, Tom Hubbard, Harrison Hickman and Ray Evans. Speaker of the event from Dove Tales was Jean Rafferty, Roza Salih (Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan) and Stephen […]
By Caitlin Logan Kurdish community centre and homes raided by plain clothes police. THE Kurdish Community Centre and a number of Kurdish families in Edinburgh experienced raids by plain clothes police officers in the early hours of Wednesday (30 August) morning. Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan and the Kurdish Community Centre condemned the raids as “an open form of racism” and have said that they believe that pressure from the Turkish consulate is behind the raids. Police confirmed that searches were carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into possible support or fundraising for the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which is […]
Charities, community groups and individuals took part in a UK-wide festival of unity, including Edinburgh-based Hope not Hate. This weekend sees a major drive to cut across division and hatred in our communities – all in the name of murdered MP Jo Cox. Community groups, individuals and charities across Scotland and the UK are hosting The Great Get Together to mark the first anniversary of the Labour politician’s killing by a fascist terrorist. The 41-year-old was shot and stabbed in Birstall, in her Yorkshire constituency of Batley and Spen, on 16 June 2016. The Great Get Together, co-ordinated by the […]