“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
‘I Have A Dream’ #OnThisDay
On 28 August 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in the nation’s capital.
Orkney Protests Against UK’s Transportation of People to Rwanda
On Saturday morning, 23rd of April 2022, a small group of people gathered together on the Kirk Green, St Magnus Cathedral, to protest against the illegal transportation of people to Rwanda.
Orkney Stands With #Ukraine
The largest demonstration Orkney has possibly seen in decades took place today, 26th of February when ordinary Orcadians came out to show their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
Climate Change Rally in Stronsay #COP26
“We may be a small island but we have a big heart for what matters. “
Climate Activists Highlight Orkney’s Rising Sea Levels #COP26
A small but dedicated group of Orcadian climate activists held a short demonstration today, 30th October at the sea defences in Kirkwall.
Orkney Demo to Highlight Rising Sea Levels #COP26
The event will start at 12noon on Saturday 30th October with participants gathering in Ayre Mills Car Park, before spreading out in a human chain towards the town centre along the cycle path and sea flood defences by Ayre Road
Letters: Inverness Independence Supporters Planned March
“The Highland capital welcomes independence supporters from all over the country on Saturday the 25th January 2020”
Extinction Rebellion Held in Orkney
Environmental activists in Orkney held an Extinction Rebellion demo on Saturday, 4th of May in Kirkwall.
Orkney Holds Revoke Article 50 Demo
Some pictures from the Demo on Saturday 23rd of March – protestors took to the steps of the St Magnus Cathedral.