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(From L to R) Jeremy Hardy, Juliet Stevenson & Douglas Booth. <br />
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London, 17/09/2016. Today, an estimated 20,000 people gathered in Park Lane to attend the "Refugees Welcome Here March" organised by "Solidarity with Refugees". The peacefull demonstration ended with a rally in Parliament Square. From the organiser press release: << Last September, the image of 3 year old Aylan Kurdi’s body on a Turkish beach horrified the world. 100,000 of us marched in London in response to tell our government that we want to welcome refugees in the UK, and to stop the drowning. Since then, thousands more terrified and desperate refugees, including hundreds of children, have lost their lives trying to reach safety in Europe. This September, world leaders will meet to discuss the refugee crisis at two crucial summits. This is the biggest opportunity of 2016 to show our government and the world that Britain is ready to welcome more refugees. Many British people have responded to the tragedy they see unfolding on their doorstep with extraordinary displays of humanity and generosity. They've been moved to act after seeing many thousands trapped in camps in Greece without running water or baby formula; thousands of people drowning in the Mediterranean as refugees seek increasingly dangerous routes to safety since the closing of borders and the sea route from Turkey; the continuing misery of the camp in Calais; the injustices and inefficiencies of Britain's own asylum system. 80% of Britons want our government to do more to help. Polls now show that 1 in 4 of us would welcome a refugee in our own home. We want to tell the government that we are waiting to help. The UK should be leading the way and working with other states to give refugees safe, legal routes to asylum, ending the trade in people smuggling […]>>.<br />
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For more information please click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1563121147327378/ & http://swruk.org/
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(From L to R) Jeremy Hardy, Juliet Stevenson & Douglas Booth.

London, 17/09/2016. Today, an estimated 20,000 people gathered in Park Lane to attend the "Refugees Welcome Here March" organised by "Solidarity with Refugees". The peacefull demonstration ended with a rally in Parliament Square. From the organiser press release: << Last September, the image of 3 year old Aylan Kurdi’s body on a Turkish beach horrified the world. 100,000 of us...
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