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In April 2016, a witness bearing delegation from Scotland visited the infamous 'jungle' camp in Calais. The delegation formed part of a sustained series of high profile visits which has enabled the situation in Calais to become a matter of public con...
In April 2016, a witness bearing delegation from Scotland visited the infamous 'jungle' camp in Calais. The delegation formed part of a sustained series of high profile visits which has enabled the situation in Calais to become a matter of public concern after years of obscurity. Those who formed part of the recent delegation included SNP MPs from the Justice and Home Affairs Select Committee, academics, clinicians, campaigners and those who have long experience in working with refugees in Scotland. Please join members of the delegation share some what they witnessed during their four days at the camps and also reflect on the potential impacts there of the recent EU referendum result . "At times of chronic humanitarian crisis, an active approach is that of bearing witness. Bearing witness is uncomfortable and provoking. There is a need for us not to flinch from the acute discomfort, even anger and helplessness, of being witnesses to what, wittingly or unwittingly, our policies and voting habits, foreign and domestic, have done" (Alison Phipps).
Anne McLaughlin MP,Professor Alison Phipps,Dr Teresa Piacentini,Amal Azzudin,Pinar Aksu,Joe Brady,
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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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