Bristol CND Peace matters April/May 2024

Posted: 9th April 2024

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View “Peace Matters”, April/May 2024

Please follow the link above or click here to read or download the latest edition of our local newsletter Peace Matters – information from Bristol, the UK and around the world about the campaign against nuclear weapons.

We are sending it to you and other local/national politicians and campaigning organisations in and around the Bristol area because we want to raise awareness of our campaigning activities and current key issues.

In this month’s edition there are articles including:
  • Ceasefire Now! – Bristolians demonstrate for peace in Palestine
  • As the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza continues, CND condemns all killing of civilians and calls for the upholding of the laws of war and international humanitarian law.
  • What next for Britain’s nuclear weapons? General Secretary Kate Hudson examines the government’s most recent announcement
    on Britain’s nuclear weapons system
  • Nuclear exploitation: how uranium mining harms communities
  • Ukraine is sitting on a nuclear powder keg that threatens the world
  • UK government to buy Wylfa site in £160m deal
...and many other topics.Please note the following events for your diary:
  • Thursday 11th April : Nuclear exploitation: how uranium mining harms communities, National CND webinar, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Thursday 11th April : Medical Aid for Palestine fundraiser “This Land is Your Land -The Woody Guthrie Story”. Video, spoken word and live music evoke impassioned times on the picket line, riding freight trains and facing hired thugs with that iconic 6 string Fascist-killing machine, the Thunderbolt, Totterdown, Bristol, BS4 3DE, 7.30 pm
  • Monday 15th April : Bristol CND Planning Meeting (Virtual), 7.00 pm
  • Tuesday 16th April : Defend the right to protest: Palestine, Islamaphobia and Civil Liberties. Bristol Stop the War Coalition public meeting, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, St Paul’s, Bristol BS1 3QY, 6:30 pm- 8.00 pm
  • Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April : 6th annual Bristol Radical History Festival,  at the M Shed on 20th and the Cube Microplex on 21st.
  • Friday 26th April : Chernobyl Day
  • Saturday 27th April : ‘Stop Arming Israel’ Stop the War National Demonstration. Bristol & Weston return coach tickets to London.
    Bristol pick up Anchor Rd 8.15 am & Weston front of train station 7.30 am
  • Sunday 28th April : Silent Vigil for Victims of War and for Peace, Bristol Centre, by the seats next to the Harbour, Broad Quay & Cascades, 1.30 pm-2.30 pm.
  • Saturday 11th May : Stop US Nukes Coming to Britain, Day of Action
  • Tuesdays every week : XR Bristol,Cotham Parish Church Hall (top of St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS6 6DR, vegan dinner from 6.30 pm, and meeting starts 7.00 pm.
Best wishes
Bill Braddick
Bristol CND “Peace Matters”
[email protected]

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