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Interfaith Scotland is the national interfaith organisation for Scotland.

We work to help ensure good relations between the diverse religion and belief communities of Scotland and also to share good practice in interfaith dialogue, education, engagement and training nationally and internationally.

Interfaith Scotland is a charity and we appreciate all donations, big or small.



Information and Events

Information and upcoming events appear below.

Covid19: During the Covid19 crisis Interfaith Scotland has been working with faith communities and local interfaith groups across Scotland to assist them in their work of supporting communities at the grassroots level.  For up to date information on the current crisis please go to the Scottish Government website.

Hate Crime & Public Order (Scotland) Bill: for information on the Bill please go to Scottish Government Website.

Interfaith Scotland in partnership with Remembering Srebrenica Scotland online engagement event
25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide
Guest speaker, survivor and acclaimed author, Hasan Hasanovic
8 July 2020: 4 pm
 

Hasan was 19 when the town of Srebrenica fell to Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995. He endured a 100 kilometre march through hostile terrain to escape the massacre that took the lives of around 8000 Muslim men and boys, including his brother and father.
‘I want to speak to people, and share my story because my heart speaks.  And now, finally someone is listening’
This event is over. If you would like to see the event highlights from our recordings, please click the link to visit the YouTube playlist.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPFgG6omCalQTOj1-3Xjo09pba5rAWRZo

29th June, 10.30 – 11.30am

Meeting with Faith Communities and Local Interfaith Groups

Interfaith Scotland is hosting a meeting for faith communities and local interfaith groups on 29 June. This is an opportunity for participants to share updates from their faith communities and local interfaith groups and to start a conversation about ways we might learn from the experience of lockdown in order to improve society and ‘build back better‘.  Please email jamie@interfaithscotland.org if you are able to attend the meeting and he will send you the zoom link.

8th – 15th November

Scottish Interfaith Week 2020 

Scottish Interfaith Week provides an opportunity for individuals, local interfaith groups, faith communities, organisations and educational establishments across the country to plan events that bring local people together to promote dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland’s diverse faith and belief communities. Find out more on the Scottish Interfaith Week website

 

Interfaith Scotland – Black Lives Matter

 

The Director of Interfaith Scotland talks about racism and Interfaith Scotland’s support towards the Black Lives Matter movement.

Free one on one support during COVID-19

Interfaith Scotland offers free one on one coaching sessions by Jamie Spurway and spiritual accompaniment by Frances Hume to those interested via zoom, phone or other platforms, in this time of social distancing. Please email them to set up the meetings.

Coaching sessions: jamie@interfaithscotland.org

Spiritual accompaniment : frances@interfaithscotland.org

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6 days ago
An honour to hear Hasan share his personal and powerful story at our joint event with Srebrenica Scotland 25 years this week since the genocide @srebrenicahasan @RemSrebScot https://t.co/C4hsGYh3vg
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Lorna Hood @revlornascot
Excellent zoom meeting with @srebrenicahasan @ClydesdAileen @InterfaithScot & @RemSrebScot talking about the genocide & what we can do in Scotland to tackle hatred & discrimination. We ended with minute silence in memory of the victims. https://t.co/CxDeJxzTzT
6 days ago
Interfaith Scotland with @RemSrebScot is hosting an online event with survivor and author Hasan Hasanovic on 8 July at 4pm, for the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Sign up with admin @interfaithscotland.org or fill in the google form - https://t.co/FBKkGQHXAR… https://t.co/RsGwe1m7uy InterfaithScot photo
1 week ago
Interfaith Scotland with @RemSrebScot is hosting an online event with survivor and author Hasan Hasanovic on 8 July at 4pm, for the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Sign up with admin @interfaithscotland.org or fill in the google form - https://t.co/FBKkGQHXAR… https://t.co/buBnIXesnM InterfaithScot photo
1 week ago
Interfaith Scotland with @RemSrebScot is hosting an online event with survivor and author Hasan Hasanovic on 8 July at 4pm, for the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Sign up with admin @interfaithscotland.org or fill in the google form - https://t.co/ajvdRpNHVr… https://t.co/WuM2901yWH InterfaithScot photo
2 weeks ago
One of our former volunteers, Charandeep Singh has been recognised in the ‘UK Heroes in a Crisis' List by The Independent for setting up a Sikh Food Bank feeding 50,000 people during Covid-19. #SikhFoodBank #HappyList2020 https://t.co/rsWlkWqvZP
3 weeks ago
Marie James, award winning producer talking about her first experience of #racism. #BlackLivesMatter #GreatGetTogether https://t.co/vUUu7m5zAN

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Interfaith Scotland4 days ago
Below is a link to the powerful testimony of Hasan Hasanovic, survivor of the Srebrenica Genocide delivered at a recent dialogue event hosted by Interfaith Scotland and Remembering Srebrenica Scotland.

The 11th July 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the most recent genocide on European soil. Please take the time to listen and share - it is important that we all learn from the past and build a better and hate free future.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cq2vRujWeM&list=PLPFgG6omCalQTOj1-3Xjo09pba5rAWRZo
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Hasan Hasanovic narrates his personal story during the Srebrenica genocide
Guest speaker, survivor and acclaimed author, Hasan Hasanovic speaks about his escape from the massacre that took the lives of around 8000 Muslim men and boy...
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Interfaith Scotland6 days ago
Honoured to have Hasan Hasanovic, survivor of the Srebrenica Genocide as our keynote speaker today. Around 60 guests from across Scotland, UK and Europe joined us to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide. The Very Rev. Dr Lorna Hood from Remembering Srebrenica Scotland co-hosted the meeting with us and Ms Aileen Campbell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government also spoke about how Scotland is committed to tackling hate and discrimination in all its guises. #srebrenica

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Interfaith Scotland6 days ago
Interfaith Scotland in partnership with Remembering Srebrenica - Scotland warmly invites you to an online engagement with survivor and acclaimed author Hasan Hasanović this Wednesday 8th July at 4pm, for the 25th Anniversary Commemoration of the massacre of over 8000 Muslim men and boys.
To register email admin@interfaithscotland.org or fill in this google form - https://forms.gle/KFwZkt8LTPSr7orx6