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Tuesday, 22 November 2011


23 November: 5 – 7.00pm

Buchanan Street / Gordon Street (outside old Borders Bookshop)

facebook event

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Stand in solidarity with the struggle of hundreds of thousands of people in Egypt for democracy. The death toll is rising as people demand the fall of an unaccountable military.

Called by the Egyptian community in Scotland and Glasgow Stop the War Coalition.

from Tahrir Square, "The world is on fire here tonight. The police have been killing people and parts of Tahrir Square are in flames. There were around 100,000 people in the square this afternoon, and tens of thousands protesting in Alexandria, Suez, Aswan, Damietta and other cities across Egypt. People were killed today in Tahrir, and certainly there are more across Egypt now, and there are a thousand injured. We are drowning in tear gas. It burns the skin and the police have been shooting the tear gas canisters straight at people's faces. They are using rubber bullets and many people have lost their sight. And they are attacking us with water cannon. A few hours ago it looked as if there would be a bloodbath, but then the police suddenly withdrew from the square.

Sunday, 18 September 2011

http://www.antiwarassembly.org/



JOIN THE MASS ANTI-WAR ASSEMBLY
8 OCTOBER 2011

The true cost of the war in Afghanistan
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Monday, 13 June 2011

Recently a Stop the War Coalition delegation from accross Scotland
went to Egypt to attend the Cairo Conference.

Come listen to their accounts in words and pictures

Cairo to Glasgow
Saturday 18 June
2:00pm
STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow

Followed by:

Stop the War Coalition
Scotland
Steering Group Meeting
OPEN TO ALL - BRING YOUR IDEAS

Agenda to include:
  1. National Demo in support of Arab Revolutions
  2. National 1 Day conference on the Arab Revolutions
  3. Afghanistan - 10 years of war & occupation event
  4. Local reports
  5. Fundraising and Finance
  6. Any other business

Thursday, 26 May 2011



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Solidarity
with the
People of Syria

Sunday 29 May
George Sq, 2.00pm

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Tuesday, 17 May 2011


A delegation from Glasgow Stop the War Coalition will travel to Cairo, Egypt to take part in the Cairo Conference.

Report back meeting will be held on their return

Please consider making a donation to help fund the delegation.

Click here and donate online

The conference will discuss a number of key issues including: dilemmas and achievements of the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions, the future and contradictions of the current wave of Arab revolutions, the relation between the Arab revolution and imperialism and Zionism, Arab revolutions in the general framework of democratic struggles historically and internationally, Arab revolution and the struggle against neo-liberalism and capitalist globalization.

Why should you support our delegation

Caroline Lucas MP
This is a vital moment in the development of the Arab Spring. Our solidarity with those fighting for freedom is more important than ever. This the first international solidarity conference that has taken place and it is happening in the heart of the Arab revolution. I urge all who can be there to attend this important conference.

Jeremy Corbyn MP
Uprisings across the whole region show a thirst for accountable Government and real independence. The West think they can co-opt the process and at the same time protect the oligarchies in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, and continue to allow Israel to continue its illegal occupation of the West Bank.The Cairo Conference gives a huge opportunity for the voices of unity and determination to achieve liberation.

Please consider making a donation to help fund the delegation.

Click here and donate online


Wednesday, 11 May 2011

End the Siege on Gaza

Free Palestine

Join us to commemorate the Nakba and to demand

the government act to end the siege on Gaza.

Sunday 12 May 2011

2.30pm

George Square, Glasgow

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In response to the call of the Palestinian people for a popular uprising on May 15th, we will gather in George Square on the same day, to demand that the Israeli ambassador is expelled from the UK, in light of Israel's continued disregard for international law.

Supported by Glasgow University Palestine Society, Scottish Friends of Palestine, Scottish Palestine Forum and Glasgow Stop the War Coalition, Glasgow Human Rights Campaign.

Please invite all your friends to this event. Stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and send the message that our government does not represent us and that we fully support them in their struggle for freedom.

Friday, 25 March 2011

If you would like to attend the march on Saturday 26 March there still are FREE bus places available traveling from Glasgow at 11pm tonight (friday) and returning from london on saturday evening at around 7pm back to glasgow. Please Call 07791608578
CUT WARFARE NOT WELFARE
ANTI-WAR / PEACE CONTINGENT
STOP THE WAR, CND & BMI
ON THETUC ANTI-CUTS DEMONSTRATION
SATURDAY 26 MARCH:
ASSEMBLE 11AMHMS PRESIDENT, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT
(Near Blackfriars Bridge. MAP HERE: http://bit.ly/e0NFYr)
The TUC anti-cuts march on 26 March could be the largest inBritain since the two million strong Stop the War march againstthe Iraq war in 2003.Stop the War, CND and BMI will have a combined anti-war / peacecontingent on the march. Our slogans will be Cut warfare NotWelfare and Scrap Trident and we will be calling for thewithdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and an end to theintervention in Libya.We will also be highlighting the cost of wars in Afghanistan andLibya in the context of draconian cuts in public services. Wecalculate that, if you combine the spending over the next fouryears on the Afghanistan war with the cost of maintaining theTrident missile system, you get a total of £30 billion -- whichis one third of the total cuts the government is making in publicservices (for more details on the cost of war, including Libya,go to: http://bit.ly/h7Brvc )
The anti-war / peace contingent meets at Embankment by HMSPresident (near Blackfriars bridge) at 11 am. Please join us ifyou can and bring your banners.

Monday, 21 March 2011

EMERGENCY PROTEST
HANDS OFF LIBYA: GADAFFI MUST GO
NO WESTERN INTERVENTION
STOP THE BOMBING NOW
TUESDAY 22 MARCH 5.30PM
GEORGE SQUARE, GLASGOW
Britain and the USA have bombed Libya with more than one hundred Tomahawkcruise missiles. These are not precision guided weapons but weapons of massdestruction that will create many civilian casualties in Libya. The United Nations resolution authorising a no-fly zone begins as it willcontinue, with a full-scale military attack on the country.
Stop the War condemns this barbarous attack which will result, not inprotecting the people of Libya, but in enslaving them under the domination ofthe West. We know only too well the death and destruction that imperialism hasbrought to the peoples of the region.

A leaflet putting the case for non-intervention and a petition, initiated byTony Benn, John Pilger and others, are both available to download for printing,here:
PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/6z9lk2x

George Galloway on Wests Libya Intervention:
http://stopwar.org.uk/content/view/2309/1/

10 Reasons to say no to western intervention in Libya
By Andrew Murray, National Chair, Stop the War Coalition, 14 March 2011

Monday, 28 February 2011



Annual Conference
Leaflet side one
Leaflet side two















March for an Alternative







to war







Lets bring the spirit of the







Middle East to London







on March 26 2011








The TUC is organising a national march and rally on 26 March 2011, in Central London in response to the government’s programme of fast and deep public spending cuts. The STUC and numerous trade unions are organising free transport to enable you to attend the demonstration.







We say cut the war and fund our services - Join us.
BOOK TRANSPORT NOW
Email: glasgowstopwar@gmail.com if you would like a seat on the bus.







We will collect the names & contact details of those wishing to go and help arrange transport.
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Stop the War Coalition















statement on















Middle East revolutions


















There must be no US or British intervention in Libya: the future of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain, Yemen must be determined by the people of those countries alone.
The uprisings sweeping the Middle East deserve the support of all progressive people. They are directed against autocracies which have denied their people basic rights and the possibility of a decent life.
These autocracies have also, for the most part, depended on the self-interested support of the big powers, the USA and Britain first of all. Western governments have prioritised cheap oil, arms sales and support for Israel’s oppression of the Palestinians above the rights of the Arab peoples.
The response of the British government to the events of the last month exemplifies this hypocrisy. David Cameron has prioritised arms sales to the region. And the clamour to intervene in Libya has more to do with control of that country’s oil resources than with support for Libya’s people.
The Conservative-Liberal Coalition has followed Tony Blair’s lead in seeing the Middle East entirely through the prism of the interests of BP and British Aerospace. Any British intervention in the region would be directed to furthering those interests, not the freedom or democracy which can only present a challenge to western domination of the region.
Stop the War Coalition is clear that there must be no US or British intervention in Libya or anywhere else in the Middle East under any pretext whatsoever. Such interference over the last century is the root of the region’s troubles, and its continuation will solve none of the difficulties there.
The future of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain, Yemen and all the other states facing popular uprisings must be determined by the people of those countries alone. Solidarity with those fighting for their democratic and national freedom is our obligation.
We can best discharge it by demanding that the government at long last takes its hands off the Middle East and its people, leaving them to settle accounts with their own rulers.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Tuesday 22 February 2011
George Square, Glasgow
5.30pm - 7.00pm

Movement for democracy spreads across Middle East region
Inspired by the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, uprisings for democracy hasve spread across the region.
LINKS TO ALL ABOVE ARTICLES AT:

Sunday, 6 February 2011


PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FOR BOTH MEETINGS BELOW



PUBLIC MEETING


SOLIDARITY

WITH THE

EGYPTIAN UPRISING


TUES 8 FEBRUARY - 7.00PM
Renfield St Stephens, Bath Street, Glasgow

SPEAKERS
George Galloway

Mohammed al Shafi
Egyptian Activist

Judith Orr
Eyewitness Account from Ciaro & Stop the War Coalition National Officer & Editor of Socialist Worker newspaper

John Rees
Eyewitness Account from Ciaro & Stop the War Coalition National Officer
Pauline McNeil
MSP
Sandra White
MSP


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HIDDEN HISTORIES: RECLAIMING TRUTHS
CHANGE OF VENUE & TIME TO:
RENFIELD ST STEPHENS, BATH STREET, GLASGOW
6.00PM

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Thursday, 3 February 2011

Events in Egypt are at a turning point.
The movement has forced Mubarak toannounce his departure, but demonstrators are demanding he goes now.
Pro-Mubarak thugs - many of them clearly plain clothes police - are trying tocreate a strategy of tension, violently attacking protesters in Tahrir square.The next few days are crucial to what happens next. We are therefore calling a demonstration in solidarity with the Egyptian uprising this Sunday.
FOR MORE NEWS GO TO
http://www.stopwar.org.uk/

ALL SCOTLAND DEMONSTRATION

Solidarity with the Egyptian people
Freedom for the Middle East

Sunday 6th February
2.00pm
Assemble @ The Mount, Princess Street, Edinburgh

A5 FLYER - http://alturl.com/8rzkb

Please support all the demonstrations and meetings

taking place accross the country where you can.

Saturday 5 February

Edinburgh Demonstration

2.00pm, Foot of The Mound, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Organised by the
Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Sunday 6 February
Glasgow Demonstration

2.00pm - George Square

HIDDEN HISTORIES

– PALESTINE AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN –

SCOTTISH SPEAKING TOUR

PROFESSOR BASEM RA’AD

Tuesday 8th February – 7.00pm
Room W118, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian Uni, G4 0BA

Hidden Histories info:
http://alturl.com/6zg3s
Leaflet/Meeting details: http://alturl.com/rwud3
Facebook event page:
http://www.facebook.com/update_security_info.php?wizard=1#!/event.php?eid=185831154784610
Meeting supported by Scottish Palestinian Forum & Scottish Friends of Palestine. We urge everyone to make efforts to attend this meeting.

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Glasgow George Square
Tuesday 1st February
Some speakers at the Rally
'FROM THE NILE TO THE SEA,
EGYPT EGYPT WILL BE FREE'
Speaker from Egypt ( unknown name - will update)
Aamer Anwar
Mike Prysner
Graham Campbell

PICTURES FROM THE RALLY
IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER MEDIA PLEASE
EMAIL glasgowstopwar@gmail.com and we will update the list above.
Scottish Parliament Motion
- Support for the Egyptian People -
Contact your MSP to support his motion
FIND YOUR MSP HERE
S3M-07870 Bill Kidd (Glasgow) (Scottish National Party): Support for the Egyptian People— That the Parliament wishes to express its full support for the demonstrations by the Egyptian people by stating its unequivocal belief that all peoples have the right to live in a free and democratic society unshackled by dictatorial oppression and the fear of arrest, detention and torture by a private army disguised as a police force, as it considers is the case of the 30-year rule of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak, and calls on President Mubarak to halt what it sees as the thuggish behaviour of his supporters and to step aside now, rather than holding off until September, in order to avert further bloodshed of innocent Egyptians and allow a peaceful transition to democracy.

Supported by: Mike Pringle, Sandra White, Hugh O'Donnell, Gil Paterson, Stuart McMillan, Linda Fabiani, Kenneth Gibson, Rob Gibson, Christine Grahame, Patrick Harvie, Bob Doris, Joe FitzPatrick, Dr Bill WilsonLodged on Thursday, February 03, 2011; Current
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Sunday, 30 January 2011

SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF EGYPT
RALLY IN GEORGE SQUARE, GLASGOW
TUESDAY 1ST FEBUARY - 5PM

Download A5 FLYER: http://alturl.com/x5o7s
Download A3 POSTER: http://alturl.com/g4ju6
You will have been witnessing the momentous events in Egypt. Stop the War hasalways been involved in solidarity work with the Middle East, as part of ouropposition to the "war on terror". We have held many meetings and protests onPalestine, Lebanon and Yemen.
Clearly if Hosni Mubarak falls from power, it will have huge implications forthe whole region, and even further afield, including the major theatres of warin Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq.

Egypt has been a cornerstone of the US "war on terror" and America's strategyfor dominating the Middle East. Not for nothing is Egypt second only to Israelin the amount of US aid it receives, including $1.3 billion a year for thesecurity forces alone--the same forces who have killed dozens of protesters inthe last few days and injured hundreds more.

President Mubarak has made Egypt a US client state for decades. If his tyrannyis overthrown the implications are momentous.

As one commentator noted, "Every Egyptian knows today that the United Statesgovernment is not a friend of Egypt, it is a friend and ally of the Mubarakregime — a regime that does not represent the Egyptian people. Democracy isnot the United State's gift to the world and it will not be acquired underAmerican tutelage.
Real democrats don't bankroll dictatorships." (SEE:http://bit.ly/ghsnxI)

As well as expressing solidarity with the uprising for democracy in Egypt, Stopthe War's gathering in George Square will also be an opportunity to discuss the implicationsfor the anti-war movement.
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OTHER EVENTS

UAF is calling on antiracists and antifascists across the country to mobilise against the English Defence League in Luton on Saturday 5 February.
The EDL, a violent racist organisation with links to the British National Party and other fascist groups, has called a ‘protest’ on that day – they describe it as going ‘back where it all began’. http://uaf.org.uk/2011/01/all-antiracists-and-antifascists-should-be-in-luton-on-sat-5-feb/

Glasgow Stop the War Coalition calls on all its supporters to attend this national demonstration if they are able to. A bus will travel from Glasgow to Luton for this demonstration. Please contact uafscotland@gmail.com if you would like to book your seat. £20 return.