Scrap Trident Demo 30th November

December 8, 2014 by Hilery

On Sun­day Novem­ber 30th 2014, three bus­es packed with enthu­si­as­tic pro­test­ers set off from Edin­burgh to Faslane. We were going to link up there with peo­ple from all over Scot­land for the Scrap Tri­dent Demon­stra­tion. We had a good jour­ney and arrived at the Gare Loch, near Helens­burgh, at around … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Bhopal commemoration

December 5, 2014 by Hilery

’ Two of our num­ber in Bhopal. ‘Nev­er give up, oh nev­er give up,’ we sang in the dark Decem­ber evening. ‘Nev­er, nev­er, nev­er, nev­er, nev­er give up’ to the peo­ple still cam­paign­ing for jus­tice and com­pen­sa­tion for the dis­as­trous effects of the Bhopal chem­i­cal leak 30 years ago. Around … Con­tin­ue read­ing

TTIP Flashmob 11th October 2014

October 20, 2014 by Hilery

Straight after our reg­u­lar rehearsal some 15–20 of us made our way down to The Mound for this event. While the TTIP robots were get­ting into their cos­tumes we were invit­ed onto the plinth to per­form our songs, some of which we’d only learned that morn­ing! Hav­ing start­ed with Don’t … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Workers’ Memorial Day

May 2, 2014 by Hilery

Over 60 peo­ple gath­ered at Edinburgh’s Work­ers Memo­r­i­al Day Tree in Princes Street Gar­dens to com­mem­o­rate Inter­na­tion­al Work­ers’ Memo­r­i­al Day on 28 April 2014. The gath­er­ing mourned all those who have died through work, but in par­tic­u­lar remem­bered the 30th anniver­sary of Bhopal, the 10th anniver­sary of Stock­line, the first … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Peace March and Rally

April 5, 2014 by Hilery

5th April 2014. A damp and dis­mal Sat­ur­day morn­ing, but it did not deter about 40 singers turn­ing up to sup­port the walk­ers on the Spring Walk for Peace at George Square in Glas­gow. Reg­u­lars at Protest in Har­mo­ny were joined by some of the singers from the Glas­gow group; … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Spring Walk for Peace

April 1, 2014 by Hilery

1st April 2014 Send Off for the Spring Walk For Peace organ­ised by Scot­tish CND At least 30 plucky singers turned up out­side the Scot­tish Par­lia­ment to give the Spring Peace Walk a rous­ing send-off. The weath­er was play­ing an April Fool where Spring was con­cerned, it was very wet … Con­tin­ue read­ing

April 5th. March and Rally

March 31, 2014 by Hilery

No ses­sion in Edin­burgh on 5th April 2014, but a trip through to Glas­gow to the Scot­tish CND March and Ral­ly sup­port­ing the Spring Walk for Peace. Please note that there will now not be a ses­sion before­hand due to the tim­ings of the event hav­ing been changed. We will … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Spring News

February 4, 2014 by Hilery

On 5th April there is to be a Peace Walk and Ral­ly in Glas­gow, with a 11.30 start. This clash­es with the April ses­sion and AGM, so we will can­cel the April ses­sion and move the AGM to 10th May. More details of the ral­ly when we have them.

Not Afraid to Look: Solidarity with the people of Gaza

January 27, 2014 by Hilery

On Sat­ur­day 18th Jan­u­ary about 40 mem­bers of PIH sang as part of an inter­na­tion­al link in sol­i­dar­i­ty with the peo­ple of Gaza. An excel­lent pho­to­graph­ic exhi­bi­tion; ‘Not Afraid to Look’, was host­ed by Out of the Blue in Lei­th. This dis­played some of the pho­to­graph­ic work of the late … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Celebration: we’re a decade old!

October 28, 2013 by Hilery

Protest in Har­mo­ny is hav­ing a 10th Birth­day par­ty. Where? St John’s Church Hall. When? 23rd. Novem­ber from 7 — 10pm. Bring: your own drinks and fin­ger foods for shar­ing. All wel­come. Buy your tick­ets at the next ses­sion or con­tact the com­mit­tee. It will be a good night!