Equality News Update: Stand up to racism unity event at Parliament this weekend

A ‘Stand up to Racism ‘No to Racism, No to Islamophobia—Football for All’ unity event will be held in Edinburgh this weekend.

Organised by Stand Up to Racism and supported by SACC, Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC), Show Racism the Red Card Scotland, Unite the Union Scotland, Unite Against Fascism, the demonstration will take place at the Scottish Parliament between 10.00 and 12.30pm on Saturday 25th November.

Speakers will include Ian Murray MP (Edinburgh South, Labour), Tommy Sheppard MP (Edinburgh East, SNP), Cllr Gordon Munro (Leith, Labour), Robina Qureshi (Positive Action in Housing) and many other organisations and individuals.

The demonstration was arranged in response to news that The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) are intending to visit Edinburgh that day on a recruitment march.
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Read more at:

http://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2017/11/stand-up-to-racism-unity-event-at-parliament-this-weekend/

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lewisbainbridge

Information and Communications Assistant at Fife Centre for Equalities