MARCH AGAINST RACISM
UN Anti-Racism Day
Saturday 19 March
Organised by Stand Up To Racism
Backed by the TUC
LONDON: Saturday 19 March – Assemble 12 Noon, BBC Portland Place W1A 1AA
GLASGOW: Saturday 19 March -Assemble 11am, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow
CARDIFF: Sunday 20 March – Details to be announced
Information from the organisers
A national planning meeting took place on Thursday 25 November with the TUC, bringing together Stand Up To Racism supporters and allies from across trade unions, faith groups, and campaigns to organise for the TUC backed national demonstration in London for UN Anti Racism Day, Saturday 19 March 2022. Similar meetings took place in Glasgow and Cardiff with plans to be announced shortly.
UN Anti Racism Day will see international protests taking place in cities around the world under the slogan ‘World Against Racism & Fascism’.
At a time when governments are intensifying hostile environments for refugees and migrants, when the #BlackLivesMatter movement is exposing the depths of institutional racism, and when the far right and fascist forces continue to pose a threat, the day of international demonstrations is extremely important.
Here in Britain we have a cabinet, led by Johnson and Patel, launching a racist offensive, with their Nationality and Borders Bill, Policing Bill, and Higher Education Bill representing a raft of intensified racist policy attacking refugees and migrants, Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities, and the #BlackLivesMatter and wider anti racist movement. They denied institutional racism in their CRED report, and attacked footballers who did #TakeTheKnee actions against racism.
We need to mobilise the anti racist majority in big numbers, and build the mass anti racist movement we need to challenge Johnson and Patel’s racist offensive.
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