Scottish Resistance demand Police Scotland arrest Tony Blair

A group of nationalist activists have called on Police Scotland to arrest the former prime minister for war crimes.

Resistance member Sean Clerkin wants to see Tony Blair arrested. Picture: John Devlin
Resistance member Sean Clerkin wants to see Tony Blair arrested. Picture: John Devlin

The self-styled Scottish resistance last week marched into Barrhead police station and demanded that Tony Blair be put behind bars for taking the UK into the Iraq War.

Outside the station, Resistance member James Scott said they were determined to see Mr Blair face war crime charges in The Hague.

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Speaking to The National he said: “See if some superior species was to come from another planet they would reckon that Tony Blair is just as bad as Hitler. Basically, he is a mass murderer.”

A declaration of Glasgow is read out by James Scott. Picture: John Devlin

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Fellow activist, Sean Clerkin said: “We’re reporting a war crime, we expect the police to investigate this, and we expect them take action in relation to Tony Blair and Jack Straw.”

Scott and Clerkin spoke to police for 15 minutes and were given a crime incident number.

The serial independence campaigners previously made headlines in January when a small number staged a protest outside the Tunnock’s confectionery factory in Uddingston, following accusation the iconic brand was severing its Scottish roots after the launch of its latest marketing campaign in England.

A declaration of Glasgow is read out by James Scott. Picture: John Devlin

In April this year the group issued the ‘Declaration of Glasgow’, where they vowed “never to give up the fight for Scottish freedom.”