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Tibet Support Group Grampian was formed in 1993 and is affiliated to the national Free Tibet campaign (formerly Tibet Support Group UK), which had originally been founded in 1987. The group campaigns for a free Tibet with an end to China’s occupation and champions human rights issues. In addition the group promotes the culture of the region.

The Grampian group has close connections with the University of Aberdeen and in 1993 welcomed the Dalai Lama to Aberdeen when he was granted an Honorary Degree.

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Aberdeen Independence Movement is a non-aligned Scottish nationalist group formed in 2018. The aim of the group is to develop resources to educate and inform the general public about the cause of independence. The group also organises training and workshops for activists.

It is part of the umbrella cross-party campaigning organisation, Scottish Independence Convention (SIC).

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Aye Aberdeen is a Scottish nationalist campaigning group formed in May 2019 (yet is the successor to previous groups that existed from the time of the 2014 Scottish independence referendum: Yes2Aberdeen, and, YesAberdeen).

There are similar groups in Aberdeenshire as well. The Aberdeen group is part of the wider North-East Independence Group which is part of the umbrella cross-party campaigning organisation, Scottish Independence Convention (SIC).

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A direct action group dedicated to saving wildlife from blood sports. The local group is connected to the UK Hunt Saboteurs’ Association which was formed in 1963/1964.

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A group that campaigned peacefully against all aspects of animal abuse. The group also advocated veganism.

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A group that began in the Highlands in 2015 and has a base in Aberdeen. The group exists to educate people to make the connection between their lifestyle choices and the exploitation of other species, the devastation of the planet, and the damage to their health.

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The Friends of the Earth organisation was founded in America in 1969, before coming to the UK in 1970/1971. There were local branches in Scotland by 1972 (Edinburgh) and a separate Scottish organisation was formed in 1978.

A branch in Aberdeen was founded in 1977.

Related entries: University of Aberdeen Friends of the Earth Society

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