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23 March 2018Birmingham communities stand together as FLA march through city centre As thousands marched through Birmingham today chanting Islamophobic slogans and hearing from far-right speakers, community groups, trade unions and anti-racists held a unity event in the city centre to show the community stands together against attempts to stir up hatred and division. … Read the rest
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PRESS RELEASE: More Birmingham MPs call for unity against racism, Islamophobia & the far-right ahead of FLA march on Saturday
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23 March 2018More Birmingham MPs call for unity against racism, Islamophobia & the far-right ahead of FLA march on Saturday MPs Shabana Mahmood (Birmingham Ladywood) Preet Kaur Gill (Birmingham Edgbaston) and Liam Byrne (Birmingham Hodge Hill) have added their voices to those expressing deep concern and opposition to the FLA march in Birmingham tomorrow (Saturday). … Read the rest
23 March 2018 Birmingham MP condemns Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march & backs Stand Up To Racism Campaign Birmingham Hall Green MP Roger Godsiff has condemned Saturdays Football Lads Alliance protest and voiced support for the ‘Birmingham United’ unity event organised by Stand Up To Racism. … Read the rest
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PRESS RELEASE: National figures & local MP join anti-racists in raising alarm ahead of FLA Birmingham march
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20 March 2018National figures & local MP join anti-racists in raising alarm ahead of FLA Birmingham march Stand up to Racism campaigners have expressed serious concerns about the police allowing Football Lads Alliance demonstrations to take place through the heart of Birmingham this Saturday 24 March. … Read the rest
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) say they are marching in Birmingham against extremism next Saturday.
But as the Observer newspaper has now exposed the groups secret Facebook page has exposed threats to the lives of London mayor Sadia Khan and to Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott. … Read the rest
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PRESS RELEASE: Thousands brave the snow to show unity against “Punish A Muslim day” and the rise in hate crime.
‘March Against Racism’ March & Rally – Sat 17th March, Glasgow. Organised by the Stand up to Racism Scotland Campaign
Freezing conditions and snow couldn’t stop anti-racism protesters today in Glasgow. Over 1,500 people from all walks of life joined the Stand Up To Racism march today, Saturday.… Read the rest
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• Diane Abbott MP on the anti-racist alternative to the Tories’ damaging approach to migrants & refugees
• Gary Younge on Trump and the rise of the racist right
• Emma Dent Coad MP for Kensington, on why #Grenfell survivors need housing and justice now
• Claude Moraes MEP on the serious threat of the far-right in Europe
• Sally Hunt, Trades Union Congress (TUC) President, on trade unions challenging racism
• Kevin Courtney NEU Joint Gen Sec, on the vital role migrants play in the education system
• Roger McKenzie – UNISON Ass Gen Sec on defending the rights of migrant workers in public services
• Myriam Kane, NUS NEC on the role of students in the struggle against racism
• RAY BLK, Singer & Songwriter
• David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group on the need for unity against racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism & the far right
• Talha Ahmad, Muslim Council of Britain on the shocking rise of Islamophobic hate crime
• Mohammed Kozbar, Muslim Association of Britain & General Secretay of Finsbury Park Mosque
• Heena Khaled, AVOW on tackling Islamophobia against Muslim women
• Janet Alder on black deaths in police custody & the struggle for justice
• Shahrar Ali, Green Party Home Affairs Spokesperson
• Moyra Samuels, #Justice4Grenfell
• Aaron Kiely, Friends of the Earth on Climate refugees & taking on Trump’s climate change denial
• Maz Saleem, Stand Up To Trump
• Phien O’Reachtigan, Chair of the Gypsy and Travellers’ Council
• Geoff Bell, Irish historian on the history of racism against the Irish community in Britain
• Natalia Rymaszewska , Care4Calais on the desperate situation facing refugees in northern France & our govt’s inaction
• Steven Saxby, chair UnitetheUnion faith & CEO of London Churches
• Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition on Trump and the rise of Islamophobia
• Gerry Gable, Searchlight Magazine on the threat of fascism
• Sabby Dhalu & Weyman Bennett, Co-Convenors, Stand Up To Racism on building a powerful movement against racism
We are facing a massive rise in racism in Britain and across the globe. … Read the rest
Saturday 17 March, 11am Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NJ
Rally George Square, Glasgow.
On Saturday, March 17th, anti-racists will take to the streets of cities throughout Europe and elsewhere to challenge the alarming rise of racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and scapegoating of refugees and migrants. … Read the rest
SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018
ASSEMBLY POINT: BBC PORTLAND PLACE W1A 1AA / FORM NORTH UP PORTLAND PLACE TO MARCH SOUTH
NEAREST TUBE: OXFORD CIRCUS
COACH DROP-OFF: MARYLEBONE ROAD TO JOIN BACK OF MARCH ON PORTLAND PLACE
1PM: MARCH TO WHITEHALLSHORT MARCH If disabled people do not wish to go on the full march, but wish to participate in the Short March, The Short March will be assembling at 1pm at CHARING CROSS BUS STOP B
4.30PM COACH PICK-UP, MILLBANK
View route on google maps: bit.ly/m17route
The notorious, “anti Islam” ex UKIP leadership contender, Anne Marie Waters, is to speak at the Football Lads Alliance march in Birmingham, next month.
She will be reunited with Toni Bugle, a former candidate for the far right English Democrats for police commissioner, and someone who was “dropped for PR reasons” by the FLA, after anti racists raised concerns about her last year. … Read the rest
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by Sabby Dhalu, Stand Up To Racism Co-Convenor
The recent outburst of Victor Orban, President of Hungary claimimg Hungary was “the last bastion against the Islamisation of Europe,” is yet another example of rising Islamophobia in Europe. Furthermore nothing could be further from the truth. … Read the rest
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