1,000 march in Swansea
anti racist marched and rallied in Swansea today to protest at the
racist killing of Kalan Kawa Karim an Iraqi Kurdish refugee who was
killed in the city five weeks ago .
The march was
backed by a large number of campaigning groups and organisations
including the Wales TUC and the Transport and General Workers Union.
Local anti racist groups formed "Swansea Against Racism" to organise
the march and rally which as addressed by Weyman Bennett ,the joint
secretary of Unite Against Fascism, Leanne Woods the chair of The Stop
The War Campaign in Wales and Chris Holley the leader of the Swansea
council among others. Osman from the Kurdish community in Swansea
spoke of his thanks for the support shown to family and friends of
Kalan by anti racists who had demonstrated their concern and anger at
his killing .
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