Rally in support of nuclear weapon ban treaty planned for 'the site of our national shame'
International speakers announced the ‘Nae Nukes Anywhere’ rally at Faslane on 22 September
THE SCOTTISH CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT has announced that international campaigners against nuclear weapons from at least six countries will be speaking at the ‘Nae Nukes Anywhere’ march and rally at Faslane this September, in an “expression of global solidarity for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”.
Anti-Trident campaign condemns "absurd" charges as activists are found guilty
Three anti-nuclear weapons activists charged with breach of the peace
THREE ANTI-NUCLEAR WEAPON ACTIVISTS have been found guilty by a Scottish court on charges of breaching the peace, following their participation in the Trident Ploughshares camp at Peaton Wood on Loch Long.
Brian Quail of Glasgow, Angie Zelton of Knighton, Wales and Sam Donaldson of Hull, England were arrested on 11 July, during a blockade the took part in at the Coulport base, part of HMNB Clyde, where the UK’s nuclear arsenal is stored and its Trident submarines are armed.
Peace campaigners condemn "irresponsible" Trump over North Korea as Sturgeon calls for diplomatic solution
Scottish CND calls Trump “irresponsible” over North Korea while Nicola Sturgeon calls for diplomacy to “come to the fore”
SCOTTISH campaigners and politicians have warned of the serious dangers of combative rhetoric between the United State and North Korea, after increased tension between the two countries has raised the possibility of nuclear conflict.
Campaigners expect imminent United Nations breakthrough against nuclear weapons
World community expected to push Britain towards ‘rogue nation’ status over Trident weapons system
A LONG AWAITED BREAKTHROUGH against the nuclear armed states - including the UK - is expected tomorrow [Friday 7 July] by peace campaigners coordinating Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty efforts at the United Nations.
With the second round of Treaty negotiations underway between 130 states from across the planet, CND Scotland have said that agreement is imminent on the specifics of a ban treaty.
CND Scotland condemn pro-Israel group trying to recruit SNP members
CND Scotland says pro-Israel targeting SNP are defenders of “cruel and heartless” policies
CAMPAIGNERS for nuclear disarmament have distanced themselves from the pro-Israel group trying to form within the SNP after concerns were raised by its supporters.
CND Scotland members complained to its leadership after the group’s mascot was pictured at the pro-Israel stall at the recent SNP conference.
Scottish CND say Gibraltar accident shows “risks” of nuclear submarines
Safety concerns expressed after Royal Navy submarine collides with merchant ship off the coast of Gibraltar
ANTI-NUCLEAR activists have claimed that a recent incident off the coast of Gibraltar in which a nuclear-powered submarine made a “glancing collision” with a merchant vessel shows the “risks” of the technology.
Defence Secretary rejects whistle-blower's Trident safety concerns after MoD investigation
McNeilly outlined over 20 examples of technological defects, lapse security and safety breaches with Trident
MICHAEL FALLON, Secretary of Defence, has issued a statement saying the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has completed an investigation into whistle-blower William McNeilly's Trident safety fears and found that his concerns were "either factually incorrect or the result of mis- or partial understanding."
5 shocking things about Trident that whistle-blower William McNeilly has revealed
CommonSpace looks at five ways in which McNeilly's Trident revelations matter
WILLIAM MCNEILLY'S decision to blow the whistle on what he alleges are extremely serious safety and security breaches at the Trident nuclear weapons facility in Faslane, just a half an hour's drive from Glasgow, is starting to create ripples after a slow start.