Dignity Day with the Islamic Human Rights Commission

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SHAFAQNA – Join us outside 10 Downing Street as we come together in unity. The event intends to bring various communities to together at a time of deep social crisis to demand that our dignity, so long crushed by social and political structures, is respected.

This rally will protest increasing racism, militarisation, austerity and the constant onslaught on our sense of shared humanity.

This event is co-sponsored by Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC). DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE POSTER BELOW

WHEN: 1 November from 2 – 4pm

WHERE: 10 Downing St, London SW1A 2AA

Speakers:

  • Rob Ferguson
  • Malia Bouattia
  • Harry Leslie Smith
  • Massoud Shadjareh

Supporting Organisations:

  • AhlulBayt Islamic Mission
  • An-nisa Society
  • CAGE UK
  • Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
  • Joint Enterprise Not Guilty by Association
  • Lewisham Islamic Centre
  • The Muslim Directory
  • NUS Black Students’ Campaign
  • United Families and Friends Campaign

Dignity Day March is taking place on 31 October in Paris See the Facebook page for further details. Join Parti Des Indigénes de la République to demand our dignity back!

“Dignity really means that I deserve the best treatment I can receive” – Maya Angelou

“We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe” – Frantz Fanon

“Our lives begin to end the day we stay silent about things that matter” – Martin Luther King Jr

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” – Martin Luther King Jr

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any” – Alice Walker

“Similar to the prophets, the enlightened souls also neither belongs to the community or scientists nor to the camp of unaware and stagnant masses. They are aware and responsible individuals whose most important objective and responsibility is to bestow the great God-given gift of “self- awareness” (khod-agahi) to the general public” – Ali Shariati

“Resistance means everything. Beginning with the word “no” and ending with holding arms. And in between there are many ways, [including] a political struggle, a popular struggle.” – Leila Khaled

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