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CABLE STREET COMMEMORATION: New brochure illustrates growth of support

Forty two organisations have now signed up to support the commemorative initiative of the Cable Street 75 Group. Ranging from local community groups to national trade unions and regional TUCs. The brochure is being distributed in the east end of London as the community step up pressure to have an EDL march, planned for early September, banned. 25,000 have so far signed a petition. You can now download to print off and circulate the new 6 page brochure. Read on to VIEW SUPPORTERS.

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The Cable Street Commemoration Steering Group is now gaining new strength as it organises the Sunday 2 October demonstration against racism and fascism.

UNISON London Region have signed up to support along with the NUT's East London Teachers' Association, joining UNITE, RMT and the Southern and Eastern Region of the TUC. A new campaign flyer and brochure is in preparation, with posters and press advertising to follow.


CABLE STREET '75 MEETS: events planned

Representatives from 15 trade union, community and political organisations met on Monday evening to discuss plans for a march and rally on October 2, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the 'Battle of Cable Street'.

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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY: Telling the 'Untold Stories'

Hundreds packed three rooms in the House of Commons on Monday evening to hear Sir Martin Gilbert present the Merlyn Rees lecture in preparation for Holocaust Memorial Day. The event, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust brought trade union and anti fascist activists, Conservative and Labour Lords and MPs together with Holocaust survivors and HET's young ambassadors. Sir Martin spoke about the "Untold Stories" of the Holocaust. Here Liz Payne tells another "Untold Story" of the 'politicals', many of them communists, forced into camps wearing red triangles where they were murdered.

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