MINELRES: UNITED: November 9 Campaign - Send in your activities!
Tue Sep 8 08:32:02 2009
Original sender: UNITED <email@example.com>
UNITED E-NEWS 28-08-09
9 November 2009 - INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST FASCISM AND ANTISEMITISM
Send in your activities and order free campaign material - see forms
Hatred Kills! Protect your environment from right-wing extremism!
Hatred is a dangerous disease, which destroys societies. It spreads like
cancer and it has to be confronted at an early stage. Otherwise it can
be too late for cure... HATRED IS TOXIC, there is nothing 'natural'
about it... And it kills.
For any questions about risks and side effects please read the
poster-leaflet or contact UNITED - in any way GET ACTIVE!
Around 9 November anti-fascist and anti-racist organisations throughout
Europe commemorate the victims of the 'Kristallnacht' pogrom and
Hitler's fatal policy of mass murder. They protest against contemporary
forms of racism and intolerance.
9th November 1938 was the day of the so-called 'Kristallnacht' pogrom.
Today it is seen as the symbolic beginning of the Holocaust. Hundreds of
Jewish temples, shops and homes were attacked and burnt. Numerous Jews
were beaten by nazi strong-arm squads. At least 91 people were killed
and many more were injured. 267 synagogues were burnt or destroyed. Many
of them were soon demolished completely. The nazi propaganda called the
event the Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) referring to the broken
glass from the shop windows.
In the wake of pogrom many Jews were arrested and transported to nazi
concentration camps. About 30,000 people were transported to Buchenwald,
Dachau and Sachsenhausen. Many of them died, some were released after
they decided to emigrate from Germany losing all their property, which
was taken over by 'Aryans'.
**LET'S CAMPAIGN TOGETHER!**
UNITED links various activities and highlights the issues of fascism and
antisemitism on a European level. It publicises and supports initiatives
of local groups.
UNITED for Intercultural Action is the largest pan-European network
against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and
refugees and connects over 560 organisations from 49 European countries.
It co-ordinates the European campaign on the International Day Against
Fascism and Antisemitism.
For more campaign information:
Below you can find an e-mail form to inform UNITED about your activities
on 9 November and to order free campaign material such as posters and
**EUROPEAN LIST OF ACTIVITIES**
To make sure your activity is included in the UNITED List of Activities
on-line, send any available information to UNITED, either by fax
(+31-20-6834582), e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or just
call in the office (+31-20-6834778) as soon as possible.
*************E-MAIL REACTION FORM *************
(Return this form to: email@example.com)
OUR ACTIVITY IS:
Type of activity:
ORDER FORM FOR CAMPAIGN MATERIAL
FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST FASCISM AND ANTISEMITISM
UNITED can send up to 2 kilos campaign material free of charge, please
calculate how many copies you want. For more than 2 kilos we ask for a
contribution towards the mailing costs but if you need more free
material for special purposes don't hesitate to contact us.
........ (max. 100) 'Hatred Kills! Protect your environment from
right-wing extremism!' (new poster for 2009 Campaign)
Backside: Call to join forces to protect our social environment from
right-wing extremism & background information on the 'Kristallnacht
......... (max. 10) 'UNITED we are Strong - Get active against Right -
Backside: campaign information 2008 & call to join forces and act
against intolerance and right-wing extremism
......... (max. 10) 'Act Against Intolerance'
Backside: campaign information 2007: how to act against hate speech and
......... (max. 10) 'Resistance - Who if Not Us? When if Not Now? Where
if Not Here?'
Backside: guidelines on how to organise your campaign activities and
background information on the 'Kristallnacht pogrom'
......... (max. 10) RUSSIAN Edition 'Resistance - Who if Not Us? When
if Not Now? Where if Not Here?'
Backside: guidelines in Russian on how to organise your campaign
activities and background information on the 'Kristallnacht pogrom'
......... (max. 10) 'Blow Fascism Away - Join the Movement'
Backside: general information on 9th November campaign
(* please tick)
[ ] Yes we want to receive campaign postcards *
Quantity (26 gram/copy)
........ (max. 10) 'Campaign Report 2008'
Collection of good practices organised all over Europe during the
'Kristallnacht' pogrom commemorations. Useful inspiration and motivation
tool for those who want to organise low or no budget activities to act
YOUR ADDRESS DETAILS:
We depend on YOUR help in 2009!
UNITED is not rich and has no stable income !
Though far most of the work at the UNITED secretariat is done voluntary
- still money is needed to keep the network functioning in 2009 and to
secure the cooperation and information flow throughout Europe.
Your donation is most welcome:
- in cash to UNITED Postbus 413 NL-1000 AK Amsterdam
- by bank (preferable) to:
UNITED, Postbus 413 NL-1000 AK Amsterdam
IBAN: NL28 INGB 0002343715, BIC: INGBNL2A - Bank: ING Bank Amsterdam,
Postbus 1800, NL-1000 BV Amsterdam
(>From NL: ING Bank 2343715)
UNITED is the pan-European network against nationalism, racism, fascism
and in support of migrants and refugees, supported by over 560
organisations in 46 European countries.
How to join the network: see www.unitedagainstracism.org 'joining the
UNITED E-NEWS is an irregular email service to over 9000 organisations
and contact persons active in the working fields: anti-racism, refugee
support, anti-fascism, against antisemitism, migration, minority issues,
intercultural youth work, against nationalism etc.
Regular postal mailings, containing publications such as Addressbook
Against Racism, Calendar of Internationalism, Campaign reports, Posters
etc. are sent to over 2400 European organisations. If you also would
like to receive this mailing: see www.unitedagainstracism.org 'joining
UNITED for Intercultural Action
European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of
migrants and refugees
Postbus 413 - NL 1000 AK Amsterdam - phone +31-20-6834778 - fax
+31-20-6834582 - firstname.lastname@example.org -
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