“This seems to be the season of storms, both meteorological and political.”
“it seems odd that Mr Carmichael, who claims to be serious about cracking down on arms exports to war zones like the Ukraine, would take handouts from a man who could well have links to any kind of arms trade.”
Scotland is to contribute £300,000 to help those suffering in conflicts in Syria, Yemen and South Sudan / northern Uganda.
Let’s see what else has been happening in the UK this past few days
“This is wonderful news, and the culmination of a couple of years of lobbying”
Orkney Arms Trade Divestment Meeting 11.30 am Saturday 25th November at the Lifestyle Centre, in the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.
Orkney Greens are continuing to campaign for OIC to stop investing in the arms trade
“Public money should not be used to support the design, manufacture and sale of arms.”
“I am a pacifist. So I am going to automatically be against these investments but I know that many other people won’t feel so strongly”
“Surely no-one with a conscience would wish to be investing directly or indirectly in this corrupt company and the weapons it manufactures”