An alliance of community, trade union, political and campaigning groups has announced plans to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the 'Battle of Cable Street' with a national march and rally in London’s East End later this year.
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On Holocaust Memorial Day we remember those who died as part of Hitler’s Final Solution – but we’d also do well to reflect on today’s creeping intolerance and spread of fascist politics, says Ben Chacko, editor of the Morning Star.
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Trade unionists, communists and religious groups joined millions around the world today to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the liberation of nazi death camp Auschwitz by Soviet troops writes John Millington, Morning Star reporter at the Imperial War Museum. Photos courtesy of Mina Boromand can be viewed here.
Now online, a photographic record of the 75th anniversary march and rally against fascism. Veterans of the Battle, including one who was 105 years old, led a call, echoed by union leaders and community groups for a new level of unity of action and purpose against the fascists.