Nae Nukes Rally, 22 Sep, Assemble 12 noon, Faslane Peace Camp

NAE NUKES takes over Faslane gateway

For a few hours on Saturday 22nd September the gate to Faslane, the Clyde estuary home of the UK’s Trident submarines, became a hostile environment for nuclear weapons. In putting together the NAE NUKES, ANYWHERE event Scottish CND planned something … Continue reading

MAKAR TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL DISARMERS TO FASLANE

Scottish Makar Jackie Kay will give the Scottish welcome to the international disarmament campaigners who will address the NAE NUKES ANYWHERE Rally at Faslane on Saturday, 22nd September, in a celebration of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear … Continue reading

Boost for Faslane NAE NUKES ANYWHERE Rally as California backs UN Nuke Ban Treaty

Disarmament campaigners looking forward to the NAE NUKES Rally at Faslane naval base on 22nd September are much encouraged by the news that California has voted to back the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). California, with … Continue reading

Internationals Converge on Faslane Nuclear Weapon Base for Nae Nukes March and Rally

Key international campaigners from at least six countries will be coming to Faslane to speak at the Nae Nukes Anywhere March and Rally on 22nd September in an expression of global solidarity for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of … Continue reading

Three Good Reasons to be at Faslane on 22nd September

First, there’s Scotland, with its popular and parliamentary rejection of nukes. And yet, while we are solidly for Bairns not Bombs, we still are not fully aware of our significance in the mix. The internationals who will be at Faslane … Continue reading

Scots Look Forward to Faslane International Rally as UN Nuke Ban Treaty Enters its Second Year

Today, Saturday 7th July the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will be a year old and Scottish campaigners are marking the occasion by gearing up for the international NAE NUKES ANYWHERE March and Rally at Faslane on 22nd September. The TPNW … Continue reading

Korean Border Peace Walker at Scottish Parliament Next Week

Next Tuesday (12th June) a special visitor to the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Nuclear Disarmament will be Dr Rebecca Johnson who took part in last month’s historic women’s walk into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates North and South … Continue reading

The big reason why we must never give up on independence: Trident

An excellent article by the musician and journalist Pat Kane. In particular he points out that a federal solution for Scotland would still leave us locked into the UK’s active deployment of nuclear weapons. Unlike so many ill-informed commentators he … Continue reading

First Week at the Non-Proliferation Prep Com

By Samantha KU     April 28th  The past week at the 2018 NPT Preparatory Committee (Prep Com) has been interesting, seeing the diplomatic process and meeting with campaigners from around the world. While at the Prep Com, several developments were … Continue reading

UN Scotland Intern on First Day at the NPT

The first day of the 2018 Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee was an exciting start to the two-week long event at the United Nations office in Geneva. I am the nuclear non-proliferation resident intern at UN House Scotland, a partner organisation … Continue reading