Weeks of action „Zusammen gegen Rassismus Wedding & Moabit“
During the nationwide weeks of action starting March 12, the second edition of the campaign „Zusammen gegen Rassismus Wedding & Moabit“ will kick-off with an event on March 10 at our partner’s location Fabrik Osloer Straße. A program of speeches, music, and discussion will take place, and the theatre play “Die NSU-Monologe” will be staged by Bühne für Menschenrechte.
The weeks of action are organized in cooperation by a committee consisting of numerous organizations and initiatives with events taking place at several locations, tackling the issue of how to eliminate racial discrimination. Round table discussions, workshops, family events, and theater plays will be offered, as well as film screenings hosted by our new partner in the network, Filmrauschpalast at Kulturfabrik Moabit. Further information can be found at our partner’s website Demokratie in der Mitte.
Events on occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Rudow
On March 21, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a broad coalition of initiatives in the district of Neukölln in cooperation with Britzer Initiative Hufeisern gegen Rechts calls to join their demonstration taking place yet again at Rudower Spinne (corner of Neuköllner Straße and Großziethener Chaussee) at 17:00, to set a signal against racism under the slogan „Rassismus jeglicher Art offensiv entgegentreten!“.
Speakers at the demonstration include:
- Vincent Bababoutilabo, member of the managing board of Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland (ISD Bund e.V.)
- Ayşe Demir, spokesperson of Türkischen Bundes in Berlin-Brandenburg (TBB)
- Georg Weise, member of the neighborhood initiative Anwohner_inneninitiative Hufeisern gegen Rechts
- Roland Tremper, deputy district manager of ver.di, Berlin-Brandenburg.
Berlin gegen Nazis’ Instagram action campaign „Kein Platz für Rassismus“
Where is no space for Racism? You are now able to demarcate it with the new sticker collection of Berlin gegen Nazis, developed in cooperation with our network partner Super an der Spree, a Berlin-based communication agency. Stickers can be ordered via email stating your postal address at firstname.lastname@example.org, while supplies last. We are looking forward to take a look at your best shots showing the stickers on Instagram using the hash tags #keinplatzfürrassismus and #berlingegennazis, as Berlin gegen Nazis is now on Instagram, too: www.instagram.com/berlingegennazis.
Further events on occasion of the International Weeks against Racism
Further events can be found via our calendar, Berlin gegen Nazis – Terminkalender, which also include events by our partner organizations GesichtZeigen!, Filmrauschpalast and Ver.di Berlin-Brandenburg.
All events and campaigns are listed on the website of the foundation for the International Weeks against Racism. Use the filter options to find your town or city and set it to “Berlin” to display all events taking place in Berlin.
Background information on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
In 1966, March 21 was declared “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” by the United Nations. In 1979, this commemorative day was enhanced by the invitation of the United Nations to its member states to organize weeks of action and solidarity with the opponents and victims of racial discrimination.
In Germany, the weeks of action have been hosted and coordinated by Interkultureller Rat until 2014, when a non-profit foundation was inaugurated specifically for the task. Further background information on the weeks of action and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination can be found on the foundation’s website.
We us the following hash tags on twitter for breaking news on the weeks of action: #noracism, #IWgR, #ITgR.