World Refugee Day rally 2012
About 500 turned out at Sydney Town hall to hear from speakers including Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Afghan Hazara Abdul Hekmat, the MUA’s Warren Smith, Robin de Crespigny author of The People Smuggler and RAC’s Ian Rintoul. It followed another rally the day before organised by Welcome to Australia.
Watch the SBS world news report on the rally here
There is a great slideshow of photos on Flickr here
Or see some Youtube footage from the rally by clicking “Read more”
Rally endorsments included: Labor for Refugees, Chilout, NSW Greens, Refugee Action Coalition, MUA Sydney branch, Friends of the Earth Sydney, National Tertiary Education Union (University of Sydney Branch), NSW Teachers Federation, Bahraini Australian Youth Movement