“Decisions made at the G7 summit this weekend will set the agenda for the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November, so we want to make sure that the world leaders know that we are watching them closely, and they won’t get away with any more greenwashing.” – Extinction Rebellion
Thousands of asylum seekers have been left without money or access to food for 10 days, as the Home Office transferred to a new contract – many of the new prepaid debit cards either did not arrive, could not be activated, or were without money.
Living Rent are campaigning against the development of the old Tynecastle School in Gorgie/Dalry into purpose built student accommodation, as they argue affordable and social housing are much needed in the area.
Amnesty International are calling for journalist Raman Pratasevich, former editor-in-chief of the popular opposition Telegram channel NEXTA, to be released, as Belarusian Government forces a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk.
People using food banks are experiencing extreme poverty, with just £248 on average per month to spend, after housing costs. The Trussell Trust have released their ‘State of Hunger 2021’ report, showing they distributed 2.5 million food parcels in the last year.