Bletchley Anti-Race Hate Assembly

24 September 2016, 11:13 | Updated: 24 September 2016, 11:18

An assembly and rally is taking place this lunchtime in Bletchley with the message: "Milton Keynes is proud to be a multi-ethnic/cultural city; all nationalities and faiths are welcome here."

It follows a suspected race-hate attack on a young woman outside a Co-Op in Bletchley recently which resulted in the victim on the ground and losing her pregnancy.

The Race Against Racism Event will be in Market Square, Queensway, MK2 2SA (12-2pm)

Speakers include:

  • A relative of victim of recent brutal attack
  • Abdul Hai, Chair, MK Bangladeshi Community Association
  • Mohammed Khan, Bletchley East city councillor
  • Subhan Shafiq, Chair, Pakistani and Kashmiri Muslim Welfare Association
  • Representatives from Stand up to Racism
  • MK People's Assembly Against Austerity
  • Polish community and others