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Documents reveal Mary Queen of Scots paved way for Geneva Convention

AS Britain rediscovers its fascination with Mary Queen of Scots, the world’s oldest surgical college has released documents proving that she paved the way for the Geneva Convention 300 years before it came into...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Global Justice in a New Scotland: an Open Space discussion. This is an opportunity to get together - regardless of how or whether you voted in the Referendum - to explore how Scotland can...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2014Dance and Cafe Culture: a new exhibition of work by Andrew Fitzpatrick, Norma Maclean, Peter Nardini, Chris Taylor, Nichola Martin and Maggie Vance. 11am-5pm Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm Saturdays, closed Sundays, The...

Edinburgh University hosting talk by human rights defender today

  Dr Binayak Sen, human rights defender and former political prisoner, will today speak at an event hosted by Edinburgh University on how his attempts to speak out on behalf of the poor led to...

Campaigners mark UN Human Rights Day

A group of human rights campaigners in Edinburgh joined other members of Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) in commemorating United Nations Human Rights Day, 10 December, with its third annual “International Walk for...

Supreme Court judgement could mean change in Scots law needed

A decision handed down by The Supreme Court today may mean that a change in Scots Law is needed - and it could also mean a little more work for Scottish criminal solicitors. The case...


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