Stop The Racist NT Intervention! National Day Of Protest

Protest March: Saturday 13 February, 2pm @ MAYSAR 184 Gertrude St Fitzroy. Supporters of Aboriginal rights will mark the second anniversary of Kevin Rudd's apology to the Stolen Generations by marching from the MAYSAR gym (Melbourne Aboriginal Youth, Sport and Recreation) on Gertrude St, Fitzroy to Parliament House.

The protesters will demand an end to the Northern Territory Intervention, which was introduced by the Howard Government almost three years ago. More information: Sharon Firebrace, 0401 414 967; Sue Leigh, 0466 480 331; Joe Lorback, 0434 127 661.

Followed by Fundraising Gig: Liberation Bound: Live hip-hop, reggae, roots. Featuring: Payback Records artists, Combat Wombat, El Moth and the Turbo, Rads, Zeek from Mammal, Pataphysics. $15 (at the door). From 8pm. Bella Union Trades Hall, Cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton. All funds raised go towards building of a protest house at Ampilatwatja Walk Off camp and to organising June 20 protest to mark the third anniversary of the racist NT intervention.
For more info ph 0413 597 315.


Sunday 14 February: International Justice For TJDay - Memorial & Speak Out

On the 6th anniversary of the day TJ Hickey was impaled on a fence while being chased by Redfern Police. You are invited to honour his memory, continue the struggle to stop all deaths in custody and demand an end to the practice where police misconduct is investigated internally by police. Support Gail Hickey who will lodge a complaint with UN Human Rights Committee seeking findings that Australia is in breach of its human rights obligations in failing to independently investigate TJ Hickey's death.

Assemble on the steps of the Fitzroy Town Hall, Napier Street, Fitzroy, 10:15 am. Then march on the Fitzroy Police station. Wear red, yellow & black if possible. Bring flags, banners & placards. Organised by Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne. For more information call Solidarity Salon on 9388-0062 or Cheryl on 0401 806 331 or Sean on 0428 160 661.