Like in the USA, mass marches by immigrants in Britain for their rights


This video is called Immigrants’ rights demonstration – London October 2006.

From British daily News Line:

Tuesday, 8 May 2007

AMNESTY! –We are all citizens says march of over 25,000 migrants and refugees

Demonstrators in central London yesterday showed their support for the Strangers into Citizens campaign and condemned the government’s draconian anti-immigration and asylum laws

OVER 25,000 people took to the streets to demand citizenship for migrant workers and refugees fleeing persecution to seek asylum in Britain, in a march through central London yesterday.

The rain did not dampen their spirits, as they waved placards, sang songs and shouted out ‘We are not criminals!’ along the route from Westminster Cathedral, past parliament to a rally in Trafalgar Square.

Demonstrators were told ‘Welcome’ from the platform in different languages – French, Tamil, Hindi, Somali, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Romanian and many more.

One of the first speakers, announced: ‘This is a wonderful show of support for the campaign for turning Strangers Into Citizens.

At the same time there is an event taking place in Birmingham.

See also here.

Migrants in Manchester march: here.

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