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International Day against racism: in Rome a "Spring Day Party" to say no to racism and anti-gitanism.

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Community of Sant’Egidio 

21 March - International Day against racism
Racism and Antigitanism:
a proposal from the Community of Sant'Egidio
on the occasion of the
International Day against racism
“Spring Day Party” 
  • Press conference and start-up of the Program "Right to School, Right to the Future" (for the rights of the Rom and Sinti children) Project financed by the Ministry of Labour, of Health and of Social Policies
  • Witnesses 
  • Dances, musics, craftsmanship and gastronomic specialities from all over the world
Saturday 21 March 2009
Largo Agosta
3.30 pm
In 1966 the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed every year's March 21st World Day against racism, to commemorate the 69 pacifists demonstrators killed on March 21st 1960, in the town of Shaperville, by the police of the segregationist regime of South Africa, because they were protesting against the acts issued by the the apartheid regime.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. To every individual are due all the rights and all the freedom stated in the Italian Constitution and in the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights, without any distinction of nationality, color of the skin, sex, language, religion, political opinion, origin, economical and social condition, birth or other.

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