By Pamela Nathan
Today is Harmony Day, or, more correctly, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
To mark this important event, the United Nations human rights chief reminded Governments around the world that they have a legal obligation to stop hate speech and hate crimes, and called on people everywhere to “stand up for someone’s rights.” (http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56379#.WNCaYjt97b1 )
Meanwhile, Australia’s federal government chose to announce reforms to WEAKEN Section 18c. (http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/turnbull-locks-in-racehate-law-reform/news-story/7a09e03b84c24585fcaf76c196225e0c)
Happy Harmony Day!
It has been a BIG year for us all! COVID-19 catapulted us all a crisis curveball and thrust Black Lives Matter into centre stage. In 2020 CASSE has been on the rollercoaster ride but stood strong. Read all about our achievements in our latest newsletter: mailchi.mp/bf4f0f86e12b/c…