Unite urges you to support UN anti-racism day

A day of action has been called for across Europe on 22 March to coincide with UN Anti-racism Day. Unite is urging its members to show support and stand up against racism and fascism.

In the build up to the European elections in May many parties accross Europe are allowing poliics and the media to be dominated by racism and xenophobia. We need to stand up against this politics of fear and hate.

Saturday 22 March, assemble 11am Parliament Square for procession to rally at Trafalgar Square.

Unite national officer equalities, Collette Cork-Hurst said:

“Unite is proud to support for this important event. We can never, not for a second, let down our guard against those who seek to divide us.

“So we urge our friends and family across Unite to come together on this day, to celebrate our diversity, to welcome newcomers to our shores and to send a message loud and clear that hatred has no place in our movement or nations.”

Speakers include: Diane Abbott MP, Natalie Bennett, leader the Green Party, Jerry Dammers, “Free Nelson Mandela” song writer, Farooq Murad, Secretary General, Muslim Council of Britain, Mohammad Taj, TUC President, Ava Vidal, Comedian.

For more information visit the Stand up to Racism website