AN enchantment has been made for these wishing to attend the All Below One Banner static rally towards Trident at Faslane to guide their bus transport, particularly from Edinburgh and Glasgow, by way of the Now Scotland web site.
The rally will assemble at 1pm on Saturday, August 28, on the Important Gate at Faslane. It isn’t a straightforward place to get to – the closest mainline railway station is in Helensburgh.
AUOB stated: “Earlier this night we carried out a web site go to for #AUOBFaslane. We scoped out the positioning and now know precisely the place we’ll arrange the rally and the way the occasion will go. We had a great chat with native police who have been very useful. Quickly we’ll publish this data. Lets do that.”
A ultimate line up of audio system and collaborating organisations will likely be made public quickly, however the assist of Scottish CND and SNP CND for the rally ought to guarantee an honest turnout.
AUOB stated: “The rally will likely be addressed by quite a lot of audio system from throughout the motion together with independence campaigners, anti-war activists, representatives from commerce unions, environmental campaigners and anti-racist activists.
“Former Rear Admiral, John Gower has speculated that if Scotland turns into unbiased then Trident must be primarily based in France or the US. It’s because there are allegedly no different locations in the remainder of the UK to web site the nuclear submarines and warheads.
“Nuclear weapons are massively harmful and indiscriminate. They put us all in danger. The truth that they’re primarily based in Scotland, with out the settlement of the Scottish Authorities and with out the assist of the Scottish folks exemplifies the necessity for Scottish independence.
“An encouraging growth has been the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). It is a treaty which prohibits the event, testing, manufacturing, stockpiling, stationing, switch, use and risk of use of nuclear weapons in addition to offering help and encouragement to the prohibited actions.
“It got here into impact January 2021 with the assist of 122 nations internationally. The treaty has not been signed by any nation that itself has nuclear weapons or any state which is a member of Nato.
“This raises an issue for the Scottish Authorities. When Scotland turns into an unbiased nation the Authorities has indicated that Scotland would signal as much as TPNW. Nonetheless it’s additionally SNP coverage that Scotland stays a part of Nato. We can not have it each methods. Both Scotland removes nuclear weapons or stays a part of a nuclear alliance.
“This reinforces the necessity for all of us dedicated to independence and a nuclear free Scotland to proceed to marketing campaign and take to the streets.”