Walthamstow Unite Against Fascism will hold a meeting in Truro Road next Tuesday

Unite Against Fascism members rallying against the British National Party. File image.

Unite Against Fascism members rallying against the British National Party. File image.

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An Anti-racism group is meeting next week ahead of a demonstration in central London.

Unite Against Fascism (UAF) have organised the event at Harmony Hall, in Truro Road, Walthamstow, on Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Waltham Forest UAF chair Ulrike Schmidt said: “We hope people from all backgrounds will come along to the meeting to discuss how we can oppose racism and fascism.”

Speakers include Green Party MEP Jean Lambert and Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy has given her support to the event.

An anti-racism rally is due to take place in Trafalgar Square on March 22.

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3:57pm Tue 4 Mar 14

AWESOMESTOWE says...

Last summer local residents at Walthamstow Central station were forced to endure discriminatory and distressing stop and search procedures by immigration officers of the UK Border Agency.
http://www.theguardi
an.com/uk-news/2013/
aug/03/illegal-immig
ration-issue-unaccep
table-walthamstow
Such divisive and politically-motivate
d actions serve only to undermine our tolerant and diverse community.
The aim of the Stand up to Racism campaign is to celebrate the diversity of Waltham Forest and make clear that far from scapegoating immigrants, our borough strives to make welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond.
Last summer local residents at Walthamstow Central station were forced to endure discriminatory and distressing stop and search procedures by immigration officers of the UK Border Agency. http://www.theguardi an.com/uk-news/2013/ aug/03/illegal-immig ration-issue-unaccep table-walthamstow Such divisive and politically-motivate d actions serve only to undermine our tolerant and diverse community. The aim of the Stand up to Racism campaign is to celebrate the diversity of Waltham Forest and make clear that far from scapegoating immigrants, our borough strives to make welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond. AWESOMESTOWE
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5:27pm Tue 4 Mar 14

westside_o says...

Whilst we "welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond" isn't it prudent to weed out who shouldn't be here ?
Whilst we "welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond" isn't it prudent to weed out who shouldn't be here ? westside_o
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5:28pm Tue 4 Mar 14

westside_o says...

westside_o wrote:
Whilst we "welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond" isn't it prudent to weed out who shouldn't be here ?
PS. I wouldn't be distressed if stopped.
[quote][p][bold]westside_o[/bold] wrote: Whilst we "welcome our newly settled migrant populations from Poland, Lithuania and Pakistan and beyond" isn't it prudent to weed out who shouldn't be here ?[/p][/quote]PS. I wouldn't be distressed if stopped. westside_o
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