Events

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign organises events and meetings as part of its political and solidarity work.  You can find information on our events here, as well as related events held by other organisations from London and across the country.

 

Saturday, 9 August, 12 Noon
NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION FOR GAZA

Stop the War Coalition
Venue: Portland Place, London
March to Hyde Park via US Embassy
Information on website

 

Sunday, 17 August, 17:00
Welcome Home Talha Summer Rally

OUTSIDE HOME OFFICE
2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF
Event covened by Talha’s brother Hamja Ahsan
A rally to celebrate the homecoming of Talha Ahsan and the resilience of his family-led campaign, the justice movement making Free Talha Ahsan campaign , a diverse, multi-faith community of solidarity and resistance uniting so many people from across Britian and Internationally.
US-UK EXTRADITION is ruining the lives of too many British citizens and guest – and must be reform urgently.
Poetry, comedy, music, nasheeds, a visual fest
SPEAKERS:
– Bruce Kent
– Artist Taxidriver Mark McGowan
– Marium Begg (daughter of Moazzam Begg)
– Sheila Coleman (Hillsborough Justice Campaign)
– AL Kennedy
– Father & mother of Talha Ahsan
& many more TBC
See facebook event for more details!

 

Wednesday, 13 August, 18:30
PUBLIC TALK: THE MEDIA IN THE AGE OF MASS SURVEILLANCE
Venue: The Center for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
Hosted by the Coalition for Media Pluralism
We are excited to host a discussion of the role of the media in the age of mass surveillance next Wednesday 13 August. Following the revelations through documents leaked by Edward Snowden in June 2013 of the unprecedented scale and scope of US and UK government domestic and foreign surveillance, and the subsequent moves by the UK government against the Guardian and those associated with the publication and reporting of the leaks, we will discuss the implications for the effective functioning of a free press and the ability of the media to hold those in power to account.

Speakers:
Sara Oglivie, Liberty
Christian Fuchs, University of Westminster
Richard Keeble, University of Lincoln
Tony Bunyan, Statewatch
Chair: Sally Broughton-Micova, LSE Media Policy Project
For more information click here, or click here to reserve a seat (they’re freee!)

 

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