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Showing of the life of Sophie Scholl and the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi GErmany. Followed by discussion.Organised by: Pax Christi Liverpool Member: Organiser is an NFP member Venue: Sacred Heart Chrch, Low Hill, Liverpool 7
This free one-day conference on the theme of sustainable procurement is aimed at policy makers and practitioners at all levels. If tendering is a feature of your day to day role or you simply have an interest in current welsh-based and European legislation , and what’s on the horizon then this series of Q&As and workshops will allow you to be updated, inspired and networked.
Funded by the EU, Wales for Africa Department , Welsh Government and supported by the Fairtrade Foundation and Fair Trade Wales.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Wales Millennium Centre Contact: email@example.com
All Wales Anti-Drones Conference.
To discuss what drone warfare is & how we build the anti-drones movement in Wales.
Speakers include - Rafeef Ziadah Palestinian Spoken Word Artist & Activist
Senior Campaigns Officer with War on Want
Chris Cole - Secretary of the Drones Campaigns Network & Founder of Drones Wars UK blog;
Harry Rogers - Bro Emlyn for Peace and Justice; Haya Al-Farra - Palestinian from Gaza; Arfon Rhys - Secretary, Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales / Cymdeithas y Cymod; Jill Evans MEP - Former Chair CND Cymru and peace campaigner.
As part of the call to action for a weekend (17-19 May) by groups in the US and UK to raise awareness and in solidarity with the hunger strikers and those who have been cleared for release at Guantanamo.
Lindis Percy of CAMPAIGN FOR THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF AMERICAN BASES (CAAB) will be doing a 24 hour fast at the American base at NSA Menwith Hill on Saturday 18 May starting at 7am. She will be dressed in the iconic orange suit and black hood associated with the detainees at Guantanamo.
Presentation by: Dr Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director, SGR.
For over fifty years Cuba has been following the battle-cry of the revolution: Patria o Muerte, which translates as Motherland or Death. Veteran Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky centres on the generation born before the revolution. They are devoted to their motherland with heart and soul, yet curse the circumstances in which they are forced to live. £10. 7pm. Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ.External URL: http://www.frontlineclub.com/club/events/ Organised by: Frontline Club Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Price: £10 Venue: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ. Contact: +44 (0)20 7479 8940 firstname.lastname@example.org Wheelchair Accessibility: no
The surveillance culture in Russia is well documented. In the digital age as we see more protests on the streets of Moscow and elsewhere the FSB (the successor to the KGB) are developing new surveillance technologies. We will be joined by those involved in a new project called Russia’s Surveillance State and other experts to discuss the surveillance practices in Russia and how they are developing.External URL: http://www.frontlineclub.com/club/events/ Organised by: Frontline Club Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Price: £12.50 Venue: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ. Contact: +44 (0)20 7479 8940 email@example.com
In February this year Private First Class Bradley Manning pleaded guilty to sending restricted documents to Wikileaks in violation of military regulations, making him the source of the largest intelligence leak in US history. Ahead of his trial in June we will be examining the charges he faces and the implications if he is found guilty.
An evening of short documentaries, from different parts of the world, covering a wide range of topics. Shorts at the Frontline Club showcases moving, striking and funny films, exploring the different faces of documentary. http://www.frontlineclub.com/shorts-at-the-frontline-club/Organised by: Frontline Club Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ. Contact: +44 (0)20 7479 8940 firstname.lastname@example.org
Come join Frack Off London for a film evening to learn more about fracking and other forms of unconventional gas extraction coming to the UK. Many of the companies bringing these destructive processes are based right here in London. Together we can stop fracking and other forms of extreme energy coming to the UK and tell these companies to "Frack Off!"
2013 Huddersfield Quaker Peace Lecture.
We are very pleased to announce that this year's lecture is to be given by Philip Austin, an engaging speaker with a wealth of experience in Quaker peace work in the north of Britain and beyond. It is particularly appropriate that we welcome Philip in 2013 as this year marks the centenary of NFPB (Northern Friends Peace Board), the organisation he works for.External URL: http://www.huddersfieldquakers.org.uk/ Organised by: Huddersfield Quakers Member: Organiser is an NFP member Price: FREE Venue: Huddersfield Quaker Meeting House, Church Street, Paddock HD1 4TR
Public Memorial Lecture in honour of Sheila Schaffer (see http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2010/mar/18/sheila-schaffer-obituary )
Author and journalist Victoria Brittain presents a disturbing account of how incarceration under cover of the War on Terror affects women and children in the UK.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Brighthelm Church & Community Centre, North Road, Brighton.
Bruce Kent, former Chair and General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) throughout the 1980s, and formerly Chair of War on Want, wants to make the connection between the Government’s £100bn splurge on new nuclear weapons and the “savage cuts” which “hit the poorest hardest.”Organised by: Norwich CND Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Friends' Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich NR2 1EWR Contact: For more information, please contact Jean Davis, 01603-453530 Wheelchair Accessibility: yes
With PN co-editor Milan Rai, drawing on his peace delegation to Iran in February.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Leeds Metropolitan University. Contact: Info: 07980 748 555; email@example.com
Iran talk by Peace News co-editors Milan Rai and Emily Johns, drawing on their recent peace delegation to Iran. Plus exhibition.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Methodist Church Hall, Garfield Rd, Ryde.
Prospects for Peace with Iran’. With Peace News co-editors Milan Rai & Emily Johns, recently returned from a peace delegation to Iran. 7pm: Peace and Justice Centre AGM.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: St Johns Church Hall, west end of Princes Street. Contact: Info: 0131 229 0993; www.peaceandjustice.org.uk
BAE's on the run! Help us to stage a protest against its Annual Meeting this 8th May at Farnborough!
BAE Systems is on the run but we're hot on its heels.
Arms company BAE Systems would rather its shareholders weren't reminded where their profits actually come from. It is so keen to whitewash its image, that it has moved its Annual General Meeting from a prestigious venue in Westminster back to home turf in Farnborough.
They want to hide. So it's up to us to make sure they can't.Organised by: Anne Marie O'Reilly Member: Organiser is an NFP member Price: Free Venue: 5 Events
The meeting itself will take place over two days, culminating in a public event in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 18 April featuring Dr. Tad Akiba, Chairman Middle Powers Initiative, former Mayor of Hiroshima, Karipbek Kuyukov, Honorary Ambassador, ATOM Project and more. On Friday, 19 April, there is an opportunity to visit the Faslane naval base, home to Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system.
Register at http://www.abolition2000.org/?p=2855#more-2855
Sounds from Eastern Mediterranea, Anatolia and Middle East.External URL: http://www.stethelburgas.org/ Organised by: St Ethelburga's Member: Organiser is an NFP member Price: £10 Advance Admission £12 door Venue: St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London. Contact: 020 7496 1610. Bookings: http://tinyurl.com/d4yhpah Phone: 07776136609 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Wheelchair Accessibility: yes