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Rallies for Refugees and Peace

Hello everyone

Hope you can come along and join The Cloudland Collective at both these rallies – Stop the War on Refugees 12/4 and Palm Sunday Peace Rally 13/4/2014.

Kind regards

Greg

for The Cloudland Collective

Stop the War on Refugees – Rally & March

There is a military aspect to the Abbott government’s attack on asylum seekers who come by boat. It is indeed a kind of war. Some of us want this war to cease. The April rally has been organised by a diverse group of organisations and individuals who agree about this. They include Amnesty International, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, the Refugee Action Collective, Labor for Refugees, The Greens, and representatives of the Hazara and Tamil communities. We have also co-operated with Rally for Peace & Nuclear Disarmament.

Come along and make it clear to both government and opposition that their oppressive policies are completely unacceptable.

Time & Place:

1pm, Saturday, 12th April, at King George Square, Brisbane.

Our MC: Well-regarded Brisbane refugee advocate, Frederika Steen.

Speakers include:

The Very Reverend Dr Peter Catt, Anglican Dean of Brisbane
Benedict Coyne, Qld convenor, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.

Mark Isaacs, author of “The Undesirables”, an account from inside the Nauru detention camp.

For further info:

Paul, 3392 3843, paul@rac –qld.org .

Palm Sunday Peace Rally

100 years since World War I: What have we learnt since then?

Please note that although the refugee rights event is the day before Palm Sunday, the usual Palm Sunday peace rally will take place on the Sunday as usual.

Time & place:

2pm, Sunday 13th April, at Brisbane Square, top of Queen St Mall, Brisbane.

Further info:

John Kelly, 0424 765 181.

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