Nuclear protesters imprisonment condemned

A resolution adopted at the AGM of the Celtic League this weekend (held on the Isle of Man) condemned the imprisonment of two protesters is Scotland on charges related to disrupting the movement and storage of nuclear warheads at the Faslane Nuclear base. The protesters have since been released.

Scottish branch Secretary, Iain Ramsay, provide background on the issue and the transit and storage of nuclear weapons at Loch Long which is opposed by many in Scotland

Implementation of the resolutions will be pursued by the Alba branch of the Celtic League.

Image: A protest in 2016 over nuclear warhead transports.

The full text of resolutions and a report on the meeting will feature in the next issue of CARN – the magazine published by the League

The Celtic League has National branches in Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall and Brittany. It also an International branch and additional branches in England, Nova Scotia and Patagonia. The Celtic League is also a fully accredited NGO (non-governmental organisation) of the United Nations.

BERNARD MOFFATT
pp Celtic League

31/07/17

 

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