11.00am Wed 2 May 2018
Sheku Bayoh Death in Police Custody
Press Conference with the family of Sheku Bayoh on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at the Royal Faculty in Procurators of Glasgow at 11.15am. Present will be: Collette Bell (partner of Mr Bayoh); Kadi Johnson (sister of Mr Bayoh); and Aamer Anwar, Solicitor for the Bayoh family. Aamer Anwar stated: â€œOn May 3rd it will be the three years since Sheku Bayoh was restrained by up to nine police officers and lost his life. Since then Shekuâ€™s loved ones have waited for clarity as to the circumstances in which their beloved son, brother and partner died. Despite the passage of time, their pain remains raw and their grief made worse by the failure of the authorities to provide them with the answers they are entitled to. Now they have decided enough is enough and on Wednesday Shekuâ€™s family will reveal the full details of the civil action, as well as the new demands they will now place on the Scottish Government and Crown Office. Also on Wednesday INQUESTâ€™s Director, Deborah Coles will raise the unacceptable delay in uncovering the truth and establishing accountability with Tendayi Achiume, the UN Special Rapporteur on racism. The family allege that Police Scotlandâ€™s officers failed in their duty of reasonable care to protect the life of Sheku Bayoh. No amount of money will bring Sheku Bayoh back â€“ this, for the family, is about justice.â€
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11.00am Sat 24 Oct
Beyond Nuclear - Helensburgh CND & SCND Conference CND Conference Glasgow
All day coverage from the Conference in Glasgow. Morning Session: No to Nuclear Power 11:00-12:00 Linking Nuclear Power to Nuclear Weapons: Professor Lynn Jamieson (Chair, SCND); CND Campaign - No to Nuclear Power: Rae Street (CNDUK) Chair: Arthur West 12:00-13:00 Hunterston: Dr Ian Fairlie (Independent Radiation Consultant); Lack of Readiness for a Nuclear Incident: Cllr Audrey Doig (Nuclear Free Local Authorities) Chair: Lynn Jamieson 13:00-13:30 Morning Panel Q&A Chair: Arthur West 13:30-14:30: Lunch break Afternoon Session: Renewables 14:30-15:30 Scottish Renewables – an Overview: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University); Scotland’s Renewable Energy Capability: Dr David Toke (Aberdeen University) Chair: Ian Fairlie 15:30-16:30 Just Transition: Pete Roche (No2 Nuclear); Renewables and Climate Change: Mark Ruskell MSP (Green Spokesperson, Climate and Energy) Chair: Mike Danson 16:30-17:00 Afternoon Panel Q&A Chair: Lynn Jamieson Tickets: £12/£8 including lunch https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beyond-nuclear-tickets-93937709217 Livestream production by Independence Live https://www.independencelive.net https://www.facebook.com/ScottishIndependenceLiveEvents https://twitter.com/liveIndyScot https://www.youtube.com/independencelive 1000+ livestreams since 2013 DON'T HATE THE MEDIA, BECOME THE MEDIA!
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