Author Archives: Hilery

Events we are supporting this session (to date!)

Future Events 7th Octo­ber: Edin­burgh Trades Coun­cil 1.30–2pm 11th Novem­ber Remem­brance Day 9th Decem­ber CAAT: Cam­paign Against the Arms Trade 

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Events we participated in over the past year

17th June:  Wom­en’s Inter­na­tion­al League for Peace and Free­dom  at the Mound 23–25th June : Street Choirs in Leices­ter 29th June: North Edin­burgh women singing at the City Cham­bers to protest ben­e­fit cuts 1st July: React Ceilidh to sup­port refugees 8th July: … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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March on Washington Solidarity Rally

Sat­ur­day 21st Jan­u­ary, 10.00 sharp, PIH ses­sion begins at QMH. At 11.00 we will leave for the Amer­i­can Con­sulate on Regent Ter­race, aim­ing to be there by 11.30 to sing at the ‘March on Wash­ing­ton’ Sol­i­dar­i­ty Ral­ly; resist­ing dis­crim­i­na­tion and defend­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bhopal commemoration

On 3rd Decem­ber 2016, peo­ple gath­ered in Edin­burgh to stand in sol­i­dar­i­ty with the peo­ple of Bhopal on the 32nd anniver­sary of the gas dis­as­ter. Wreaths and can­dles were placed beneath the Bhopal memo­r­i­al plaque in Greyfri­ar’s Kirk­yard. Songs were sung by … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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More street singing

Protest in Har­mo­ny singing ‘Refugees are Wel­come here’ at the Scot­tish Green Par­ty event out­side Par­lia­ment in June to show sup­port for stay­ing in EU just before the Par­lia­men­tary debate. Some of us were able to be at the vig­il … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Street Choirs Festival, Leicester, 2016

  What a won­der­ful time we had in Leices­ter for the week­end of the Street Choirs Fes­ti­val. 30 choirs, the vast major­i­ty being polit­i­cal­ly engaged, gath­ered for a fab­u­lous con­cert giv­en by local musi­cians and come­di­ans, a great massed sing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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International Workers Memorial Day 2016

28 April, Inter­na­tion­al Work­ers Memo­r­i­al Day, is a day to remem­ber those who have died through work to pledge our ongo­ing com­mit­ment to improv­ing work­ing con­di­tions around the world. As it does every year, Protest in Har­mo­ny played an impor­tant … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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May Day 2016

Mem­bers of Protest in Har­mo­ny added their voic­es to the 2016 Edin­burgh May Day march and ral­ly. 2016 May Day was cel­e­brat­ed on Sat­ur­day, 7 May and cel­e­brat­ed work­ers’ rights, human rights and the life of James Con­nol­ly. One of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Chair’s Report 2016

Chair’s Report 2015–2016 2015–2016 has been a suc­cess­ful year for Protest in Har­mo­ny. As you will hear there have been many events to sup­port and we con­tin­ue to attract new mem­bers. We are not rest­ing on our lau­rels and in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Conscientious Objectors Memorial Day, 15th May 2016

About 70 peo­ple joined the third annu­al Con­sci­en­tious Objec­tors Day vig­il on 15 May to remem­ber the 16,000 COs of the First World War and all those who have refused com­pul­so­ry mil­i­tary ser­vice around the world in the past and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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