Stand Up To Racism Local Rallies

Monday 15 February – Sheffield Stand Up to Racism and Fascism public meeting: “Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” 7pm Pennine LT, Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University S1 1WB

  • Moazzam Begg – Ex-Guantanamo Detainee
  • Abtisam Mohamed – Prospective Labour councillor for Firth Park
  • Janet Alder – Sister of Christopher Alder
  • Weyman Bennett – Stand Up to Racism Joint National Sec
  • Hassun El Zafar – Sheffield Hallam SU education officer

Tuesday 23 February – West London Stand Up To Racism – Rally Against Racism 7.30pm St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Rd, Ealing, W5 5RH

  • Christine Blower – National Union of Teachers General Secretary
  • Rupa Huq MP Ealing Central and Acton
  • Aaron Kiely – Unite Against Fascism Student Officer
  • Chris Nineham – Stop the War Coalition
  • Dave Wetzel – Green Party Activist
  • Zak Cochrane – Stand Up To Racism
  • Chair: Nusrat Bukhari – Ealing Unison activist

Wednesday 24 February – Hackney Stand Up to Racism and Fascism Public Meeting: “Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” 7.30 pm, The Round Chapel, 1 Powerscroft Road, London, E5 0PU

  • Diane Abbott MP Hackney North and Stoke Newington
  • Ifhat Shaheen Education campaigner
  • Weyman Bennett – Stand Up to Racism Joint National Sec
  • Chair: Hackney NUT representative

Tuesday 1 March – Manchester Stand Up To Racism public meeting: “Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” 7pm, Friends Meeting House, Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS

  • Jahangir Mohammed Director of Centre for Muslim Affairs,
  • Syrian Refugee speaker
  • Shelly Asquith NUS VP Welfare
  • Weyman Bennett – Stand Up to Racism Joint National Sec

Tuesday 1 March – South-east London LARAG/Stand Up To Racism meeting: Refugees welcome – Stand up to Racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism – Black Lives Matter 7–9pm Goldsmiths College, Richard Hoggart Building (main building), Room 137a, near New Cross/New Cross Gate stations

  • Imam Shakeel Begg Lewisham Islamic Centre
  • Vicky Foxcroft MP Lewisham Deptford
  • Maya Goodfellow Journalist (Independent & Labourlist)
  • Laurie Heselden Southern and Eastern Regional TUC
  • Shakira Martin NUS Further Education Vice President
  • Marcia Rigg Sean Rigg Justice and Change Campaign co-chair United Family & Friends
  • Rabbi Sylvia Rothschild Tzelem – the Rabbinic Voice for Social and Economic Justice
  • Chair: Denis Fernando Stand Up To Racism

Tuesday 1 March – Cambridge Stand Up To Racism rally “Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” 7pm Keynes Hall, Kings College, Cambridge CB2 1ST

Thursday 3 March – Tower Hamlets Stand Up To Racism Rally 6.15– 7.45pm London Muslim Centre, Next to East London Mosque, Whitechapel E1 1JQ

  • Rushanara Ali MP Bethnal Green and Bow
  • Dilowar Khan Executive Director East London Mosque Trust
  • Rev. Alan Green St John on Bethnal Green
  • Cllr Rabina Khan
  • Roger McKenzie Deputy General Secretary UNISON
  • Shakira Martin NUS VP Further Education
  • Rabbi Lee Wax
  • Weyman Bennett & Sabby Dhalu – Joint National Secs of Stand Up To Racism

Thursday 3 March – Haringey Stand Up To Racism public meeting: “Refugees Welcome Here: No to racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism” 7.30 West Indian Cultural Centre, 8 Clarendon Rd, London, N8

  • Gary Younge Journalist The Guardian
  • Catherine West MP Hornsey and Wood Green
  • Kurdish refugee speaker
  • Ajmal Masroor – Imam, Wightman Road Mosque
  • Weyman Bennett & Sabby Dhalu – Joint National Secs of Stand Up To Racism

Thursday 3rd March – Refugees Welcome – No to Islamophobia and racism, yes to diversity 7pm Friends Meeting House, Clarendon Street, Nottingham, NG1 5JD

  • Moazzam Begg – Ex-Guantanamo Detainee
  • Azad Ali – Head of Community Development – Mend
  • Hazel Allister – Nottingham Trades Council
  • Zak Cochrane – Stand up to Racism

  • Source:- http://www.standuptoracism.org.uk/