(19-20/03/2016 – Edinburgh) Anti-repression forum

A new anti-repression conference organised by Edinburgh in Protest, in collaboration with Spanish Workers in Edinburgh, is taking place on the 19th and 20th of March in Edinburgh. The weekend’s programme includes documentaries, talks, debates and concerts. The aim of this event is to create a space for reflection and an open discussion on institutional and police violence.

The event will shed some light on recent cases of institutional violence that have occurred in Spain and Scotland. These crimes, according to the conference organisers, are often brushed under the carpet or overlooked. all the events in the conference are free, except for the concert. Part of the money raised at the concert will be sent to the family of Sheku Bayoh, a recent victim of institutional repression in Scotland.

For more information about the event,  read this article by Pau Llosa.

Event: Anti-repression Forum
Where: : Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh
When: Saturday, 19 March / 12:00 – 17:00

Event: Solidarity Gig
Where: Bannermans Bar – 212 Cowgate, Edinburgh
When: Sunday, 20 March @ 7pm Juantxo Skalari (unplugged) / 8pm The Matatunes / 9pm New Urban Frontier/ 10pm Zalu (las puertas se abren a las 18 horas)
Tickets: £6 (advanced tickets in Bannermans) / £8 (door)

Autor: Noelia Martinez

Periodista con especialidad en estudios africanos y gran experiencia en interculturalidad (Escocia, Filipinas, estudios africanos, España). Emprendedora autónoma, fundadora de Not Just Words, empresa proveedora de servicios de traducción (ING>ESP), comunicación y redacción de contenido. Twitter @peli_1982 o Linkedin.

Specialised journalist in African Studies with great experience in intercultural issues (Scotland, Philippines, African Studies, Spain). Self-employed entrepreneur trading as Not Just Words providing translation (EN>SP) communication and content writing services. Twitter @peli_1982 or Linkedin.

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