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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 […]

Peacemaking in Afghanistan: Report from Kabul

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Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre is hosting Peacemaking in Afghanistan: Report from Kabul, this Thursday July 6 at 7pm at Edinburgh University Library, Room 1.07, 30 George Square. Maya Evans has leads delegations to Afghanistan to stand in solidarity with Afghan peace activists, and be eyewitnesses to the ongoing conflicts. The Afghan Peace Volunteers are a small, intentional, multiethnic live-in community in Kabul. They are building alternative lifestyles and ways of relating which counter the socio-economic, environmental and military violence in Afghanistan and the world. Maya has travelled to Afghanistan six times in the past several years, leading several small […]