The Stobswell Community of Dundee is about to take a stand against the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Residents will gather outside the Morgan Academy on Wednesday night to call for peace and stand up against the horrific war.
Starting at 6 p.m., the distinctive blue and yellow Ukrainian national flag will be flown over the school building to keep awareness around the conflict where citizens are being bombarded in their homes, workplaces and schools.
A spokesperson for the Stobswell Forum said they believed that in 2022 “children should not be forced to deal with this type of trauma anywhere in the world”.
And they added: “With this act of solidarity with the people of Ukraine, we remind everyone at Morgan Academy and the Stobswell community that we are not helpless.
“Our communities can change things for the better.”
Everyone is invited to the green in front of the academy between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. tomorrow.
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The organizers hope that with modern communications and social media, even if only a small number of people can see this act in Dundee, Scotland and Ukraine, it will be worth it.
The Stobswell Forum spokesperson thanked the Morgan Academy, AudioWAVE and the DISC Target Project for hosting the vigil.
– Morgan Academy is currently fundraising for the International Red Cross relief efforts in Ukraine.
Donations can be made in the evening or online here.
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