Wellington Against Racism & Fascism

Press Release – WARF

Wellington Against Racism & Fascism

We are marching through Wellington on Saturday 18 May in response to the Christchurch terrorist attack.

Organised by Wellington Against Racism and Fascism (WARF) this is one of a number of events built as part of a National Day of Action. Similar events are being held in Christchurch, Dunedin and Auckland.

The Wellington Day of Action will begin at Civic Square at 1.00 pm with a few speeches followed by a march through Wellington.

Speakers include :

Tahir Nawaz, president of the International Muslim Association of New Zealand and Imam of Kilbernie Mosque;

Sam Huggard, Secretary of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions;

Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Migrants and Refugee Rights Campaign;

Ibrahim Omer, from ChangeMakers refugee forum;

Guled Mire of Third Culture Minds;

Dolly Larkins, of the Public Service Association;

Sister Ruth Coleman, Ecology Justice and Peace Commission of the a Wellington Archdiocese;

Dan-Benson Guiu of the TEU.

WARF is a coalition joining together under the kaupapa to oppose fascism, racism, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism & to remove barriers for refugees and migrants.

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