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National - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

Public Rally in memory of Toyois Shitta-bey

category national | racism & migration related issues | event notice author Wednesday April 07, 2010 12:24author by Joe Higgins MEP - Toyosi Shitta-bey Memorial Committeeauthor email info at joehiggins dot euauthor phone 016795032 Report this post to the editors

15 year old boy Unlawfully Killed on Good Friday

Meet Saturday 10th April 2pm Garden of Remembrance. March to Dáil

For a society free of intolerence and racism!

author by Paul Kinsella - CPSU (Personal Capacity)publication date Wed Apr 07, 2010 22:14author email paulbkinsella at gmail dot comauthor address 53 Lorcan Grove, Santry, Dublin 9, Eireauthor phone 00353-85-1478100Report this post to the editors

This is a great inititive and well done to all concerned for organising it. Unfortunately it clashes with the National Public Setvice Alliance (NPSA) Rally Against the so-called 'pay' 'deal' And Against the cuts in Public Services proposed in that 'deal' taking place in the Mont Clare Hotel, Merrion Square from 12-4pm also on Saturday. It's s pity as both events will take numbers from other each other.

author by Kimberly Jacobpublication date Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:28author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Actually it's the conference on the pay deal that clashes with the rally in memory of Toyosi, seeing as the rally was called first. As the rally heads for the Dáil, it would be good if the conference could adjourn for half an hour and come round the corner to show support. After all, the public service includes some workers who would be potential targets for racist violence themselves, and it's in all our interests to stand up against those who want to divide us.

author by Barrypublication date Thu Apr 08, 2010 16:51author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Why not download, print and stick up in your workplace, local shop, etc, a few of these attached
A4 Posters for the Saturday 10th April notices for
the March & Rally for Tolerance and Against Racism and in Memory of Toyosi Shitta-bey.

Also, please email:
newsdesk@rte.ie; newsatone@rte.ie
they want "Tips & Story Ideas". The more of us that email we are going, the more likely they will cover it and publicise it.

Here's the Evening Herald newspaper's story on today's [Thur. 8th] funeral:
"Family and friends bid tearful final farewell to slain schoolboy Toyosi" at: http://www.herald.ie/national-news/family-and-friends-b....html
Fair play to them, they included: "A statement was issued by the Toyosi Memorial Committee announcing that a peaceful march and rally will take place in Dublin city centre on Saturday. ... The march will begin at the Garden of Remembrance at Parnell Square at 2pm and proceed to the Dail. "

A4 Poster for Sat 10th March & Rally for Tolerance Against Racism - in memory of Toyosi
A4 Poster for Sat 10th March & Rally for Tolerance Against Racism - in memory of Toyosi

Related Link: http://www.herald.ie/national-news/family-and-friends-bid-tearful-final-farewell-to-slain-schoolboy-toyosi-2129872.html
author by Peterpublication date Thu Apr 08, 2010 19:05author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi,
I notice this event has been organised by the Justice for Toyosi Group. Is there anyone commenting here who is part of this group or knows someone who is?
I would really appreciate if you could contact me through the Justice for Toyosi Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=111108955581096&r...ef=ts
Thanks

Related Link: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=111108955581096&ref=ts
author by Donal Ó Fallúinpublication date Thu Apr 08, 2010 23:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"" League of Ireland fans who fancy forming a bloc on the Toyosi march, meet at the front of the Ambassador at 1:45 this Saturday. Wear colours. Unite against racism! Please spread this far and wide. His coffin was draped with a Shelbourne F.C flag, and he was a part of the Shels Youths"

Doing the rounds online, please repost to LOI forums/message boards.

 
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