Refugees welcome here – Leeds public meeting and rally

We are witnessing the biggest movement of people since World War Two. Already over 2,500 people have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as they try to reach safety. This is the reality of Fortress Europe.

But rather than provide a safe haven for the thousands fleeing war, poverty and persecution, David Cameron has offered little.

After the great national day of action on 12 September – which saw 500 people march through Leeds to say ‘Refugees and migrants welcome here’ – we need to keep up the political pressure and continue to build solidarity with refugees and migrants – especially urgent as winter is coming.

Leeds Stand Up to Racism Public Meeting – ‘Refugees are welcome here’

Supported by Leeds UNITE Community branch and Leeds NUT.

Tuesday 6 October – 7pm, Great Meeting Room, Ebor Court, Leeds, LS1 4ND.

Leeds Stand Up to Racism Rally – Refugees Are Welcome Here

To mark UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and Discrimination, and in solidarity with the national Stand Up to Racism convoy to Calais, we are holding a rally in Leeds.

Saturday 17 October, 3pm, assemble Leeds City Museum steps (Millennium Square), LS2 8BH.

For more info email sutrleeds@gmail.com @SUTRLeeds

https://standuptoracism.wordpress.com/2015/09/29/refugees-welcome-here-leeds-stand-up-to-racism-public-meeting-and-rally/

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