Solidarity Rally with Muslim Community

5pm – 6pm Tuesday 19 March, Garema Place

Following the shocking massacre in Christchurch, the Refugee Action Campaign in Canberra has reached out to the Muslim and other communities in Canberra to organise an event which will serve both as a commemoration of the victims and as a protest against racism and Islamophobia.

Speakers:

Sheik Adam Konda
Imam of Canberra Islamic Centre

Mohammed Ali
Board Member, Companion House, Human Rights and Asylum Seeker Campaigner

Rabbi Shmueli Feldman
Chabad, ACT

Diana Abdel Rahman OAM
President of the Australian Muslim Voice, Deputy Chair of the Canberra Multicultural Community Forum

Amne Alrifai
Founding Director of the Unveiled Institute, a Canberra-based think-tank and a member of the Muslim community.

Bishop Pat Power
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Canberra and Goulburn.

Namadji Ngambri Elder Uncle Mingku

John Minns
Refugee Action Campaign

Please share the Facebook post which can be found here.

Please note that the time has been brought forward to 5pm from the original time posted on Facebook so as not to conflict with a 6pm vigil organised by the ANU New Zealand Club. RAC did suggest that the two events be merged, but this was not accepted.