Monday, 11 May 2009

Wales against fascism - the fight continues

Just an update to remind you that we have just 6 more days to go before we show the BNP that Wales doesnt and wont tolerate fascism and racism.

 We are of course talking about something quite special  It is our second Hope not Hate Day on Sunday 17th May 2009.

Our theme will be “Remembering those who fought fascism. Their fight continues today”.

On Sunday we will pay homage to the many thousands of men and women in Wales who gave their lives so that we could live a life free from the threat of fascism. They were indeed special people.

And in 2009 we will not let their memory fade under a canopy of indifference, intolerance and apathy. 

Sunday 17th May is our special day in Wales where we will remember their sacrifice and resolve to defy the real threat of the British National Party to our way of life. 

Come and join us for a solemn yet uplifting reminder that the triumph of hope over hate is both a huge legacy from the past, but one which is being sorely tested to this day.

Hope not Hate Day will also give community and political leader’s space to outline their visions of a safe and diverse Wales free from race hate.

To be held simultaneously at the main Cenotaph in Swansea (Seafront), the Wales National War Memorial (Cathays Park, Cardiff) and the Flint War Memorial, Flintshire.

10.30am Assemble at the Cenotaph/War Memorials

10.40am         Reading of 100 local names of those who fell in World War 2

10.55am         Laying of wreathes

      “Remembering those who fought fascism. Their fight continues today”.

11.00am         Two minutes silence

11.05am         A short number of speeches

11.30am         Finish

The commemoration will be repeated an hour later at the Cardiff Spanish Civil War International Brigades Memorial, Cardiff.


Flint co-ordinator: Darron Dupre 07971 688459

Swansea co-ordinator: Ian Titherington: 07970 057821

Cardiff co-ordinator: Rob Griffiths 07790 884137

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