National Day of mourning still needed
A National Day of mourning is still needed. One was held
following the Christchurch earthquake and today's terror
victims deserve at least.
Unite and sister unions will
campaign for it to be held next Friday.
possible, go to your local mosque to protect Friday prayers
from 11.30am. Wear black or a black armband.
Aotearoa Hate Racism
Unions- Protect the right to worship
Auckland Unite members will gather at
Morningside HQ at 6a Western Springs Rd, Morningside for
mahi until 11am,
We will then travel together to Masjid E
Umar, our local mosque in Stoddard Road. Wear black.
Kaha Aotearoa: Stand Against Racism
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