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George Square protesters demand action to oppose the increasing cost of living

27th February 2022

Hundreds of protesters rallied in the city centre to call on the government to “tax the rich”, as the rise in energy costs is expected to hit low-income families the hardest. A large group of demonstrators gathered in the rain at George Square on Saturday 12 February to protest against the cost of living crisis, ...

Protesters gathered on Kenmure Street for ‘Climate Justice = Migrant Justice’ march 

15th November 2021

The march from Kenmure Street to Glasgow’s Home Office shows solidarity with the city’s asylum seekers and refugees.  On Thursday morning grassroots immigrant support groups congregated on Kenmure Street, where crowds prevented an immigration raid earlier in the year, marching to the Home Office in protest of the UK’s racist immigration system.  1,000 activists turned ...

SRC and Glasgow University Amnesty International host ‘craftivism’ session for the Global Day of Activism

8th November 2021

Students gather to make posters for the upcoming protests in Glasgow regarding the climate crisis. Glasgow University Amnesty International (GUAmnesty) in cooperation with the Student Representative Council (SRC) hosted a craftivism session in preparation for protests surrounding COP26 and the Global Day of Climate Justice. Annika Kapp, Secretary of Glasgow University Amnesty International took Th...