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Events we are supporting this session (to date!)

Future Events 7th Octo­ber: Edin­burgh Trades Coun­cil 1.30–2pm 11th Novem­ber Remem­brance Day 9/12 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 … 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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We Speak Earth

Mem­bers of Protest in Har­mo­ny joined singers from the Open Com­mu­ni­ty Singing Group, Por­to­bel­lo Com­mu­ni­ty Choir and Wild­fire to sing a Sami Yoik, We Speak Earth, in sup­port of the Sami com­mu­ni­ty which will be dev­as­tat­ed by the increas­ing effects … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bhopal Commemoration 2015

20 peo­ple braved the rain and wind last night to gath­er at Greyfri­ar’s Kirk­yard to com­mem­o­rate the 31st anniver­sary of the Bhopal Gas Dis­as­ter. With songs, poet­ry and state­ments of sol­i­dar­i­ty, we remem­bered all those who have died and been … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Leave the oil in the ground, sing out now, sing out now’

Protest in Har­mo­ny sang with the ‘hun­dreds of peo­ple who joined hands along the Forth Road Bridge yes­ter­day to take a stand against new gas-drilling tac­tics in Scot­land. Join­ing hands from one side of the two-and-a-half kilo­me­tre bridge to the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Vigil for Conscientious Objectors, past and present

Protest in Har­mo­ny joined friends from the Peace and Jus­tice Cen­tre for a vig­il com­mem­o­rat­ing Con­sci­en­tious Objec­tors today, 15th May 2015.  We paused after each verse of ‘Tell me the Names of the Unsung Heroes’ while names of some of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Body Bags on Portobello Beach

About 15 singers joined Amnesty cam­paign­ers as they launched the “Don’t Let Them Drown” cam­paign on Sun­day 26th April. Vol­un­teers zipped them­selves into body bags on Por­to­bel­lo beach to high­light “the UK’s shame­ful response to the rapid­ly esca­lat­ing migrant cri­sis … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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International Workers’ Memorial Day

Inter­na­tion­al Work­ers’ Memo­r­i­al Day 28th April 2015 Protest in Har­mo­ny is proud to be part of this mov­ing cer­e­mo­ny which is held annu­al­ly at the Work­ers’ Memo­r­i­al Day Tree in Princes Street Gar­dens. We join with politi­cians, trade union­ists, work­ers … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Singing in parliament as New Zealand legalises same-sex marriage

New Zealand passed a bill allow­ing legal same-sex mar­riage Wednes­day, prompt­ing a jubi­lant cel­e­bra­tion in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. The bill passed with 77 in favour and 44 against, mak­ing New Zealand the first coun­try in the Asia-Pacif­ic region to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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