Black Lives Matter: Justice for Slaves, 20 June

Scottish Activist Legal Project is providing Legal Observers and a Back Office for the Black Lives Matter: Justice for Slaves demonstration in Edinburgh, 20 June. The legal phone number is also available for people participating in the ‘Glasgow Says No To Racism’, rally on Saturday morning. Our aim, as always, is to combat police abuse…

Black Lives Matter in Scotland, 7 June 2020

We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests across the World. Scottish Activist Legal Project are providing Legal Observers, guidance, and back office support for the protests in Glasgow and Edinburgh on Sunday 7 June 2020. The poster below has the key info to help you protect yourself and others at these rallies,…

How will the UN climate talks in Scotland be policed?

The COP26 blue zone will not be international territory under international law, it will remain under the jurisdiction of Scots law but it will be controlled by UN security guards and treated as private space by Police Scotland. In case of criminal activity Police Scotland are likely to be invited in by the UN and…