“As power over disability benefits come to this parliament we will make sure we build a social security system that treats people, particularly our disabled people, with dignity and the respect that they deserve.” Nicola Sturgeon – First Minister of Scotland

        DEMAND THE EUROPEAN UNION TAKES A STAND AGAINST SLAVERY IN MAURITANIA 11 November marked the one-year anniversary of the imprisonment of Mauritania’s leading anti-slavery activist, Biram Dah Abeid. He was imprisoned for standing up against slavery in Mauritania, the country with the highest prevalence of slavery in the world. Through its …

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The government is in favour of replacing Trident at a cost of around £100 billion. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair, one of the biggest supporters of replacing Trident in 2007, has admitted that the only purpose of maintaining the nuclear weapons system is to give Britain status.

  The UK government is welcoming 30,000 people to London. They include arms dealers from the biggest weapons manufacturers in the world and buyers from repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan. The DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) arms fair takes place as thousands of refugees fleeing wars and repression are seeking sanctuary …

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