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Edinburgh against the SDL

We met in the Grassmarket at noon. It was already hot. There were a lot of us. The news services without exception (that I saw) described this as

A march by the far-right Scottish Defence League (SDL) was opposed by a group called United Against Fascism (UAF).

Both marches approached St Andrew’s House by different routes.

Hundreds of officers were placed between the two groups. The SDL marchers were driven away by bus.

The anti-SDL rally in the Grassmarket
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Feminist Schools Day in Edinburgh

Yesterday in the Chrystal MacMillan building in George Square, Scottish Women’s Aid hosted a day school for feminists. First session started at 10:30, so as a direct result, I was heading up Castle Terrace towards the farmer’s market by 9:30.

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, morning
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Filed under About Food, of Edinburgh, Photographs, Scottish Politics, Women