In Pictures: “Stand up to racism, celebrate diversity” march in Dublin
Below are some pictures from today’s “Stand up to racism, celebrate diversity” march in Dublin, held to commemorate UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The IPSC was proud to be one of many supporting organisations of the demo, which was organsied by Anti Racism Network Ireland.
It was great to see so many out today to saying ‘No to scapegoating of immigrants. No to racism. No to Islamophobia. No to anti-Semitism. And YES to diversity!’
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination day was established in 1966 by the UN to mark the 1960 Sharpville massacre in Apartheid South Africa, when 69 people were killed and many others injured as police shot down peaceful protesters against South Africa’s racist pass laws. Unfortunately, modern day pass laws still exist for Palestinians living under Israeli occupation. Racism still thrives under Israeli Apartheid.