Tuesday, 1 March 2011

BARAC at Rally in Defence of Multiculturalism

BARAC (Black Activists Rising Against Cuts) at Rally in Defence of Multiculturalism

UAF and One Society Many Cultures will host a rally with top speakers – including Zita Holbourne, joint chair of BARAC, Kanja Sesay (NUS Black Students’ Officer), Peter Hain MP, George Galloway, poet Michael Rosen and the New Statesman’s Mehdi Hasan – to oppose David Cameron’s attack on multiculturalism and Britain’s Muslims.  

The rally follows the launch of a petition opposing Cameron’s attacks, which now has thousands of signatories.
>> Sign the petition and pass on this link http://is.gd/multicultural

Rally is on Wednesday, March 9 · 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Friends Meeting House , Euston Rd, London (opposite Euston Station)

The full line-up of speakers for the event on Wednesday 9 March is:
Peter Hain MP,
Billy Hayes (CWU general secretary),
Mehdi Hasan (Journalist, pictured),
Edie Friedman (Jewish Council for Racial Equality),
George Galloway,
Dilowar Khan (Executive Director of East London Muslim Centre),
Zita Holbourne (TUC Race Relations Committee and BARAC),
Jerry Dammers (ex-Specials/ musician),
Weyman Bennett (UAF joint secretary),
Martin Smith (Love Music Hate Racism),
Kanja Sesay (NUS Black Students’ Officer),
Mike Rosen (broadcaster/poet),
Avaes Mohammad (spoken word poet).