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Migrant/refugee rights group to hold Election Forum

Press Release – Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC
The Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign will hold an election forum at6pm on Saturday the 26th of August at 19 Tory St in Wellington.

In an international context of rising xenophobic politics, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign places the demand for dignity at the centre of the 2017 New Zealand General Election. With this forum we challenge Wellington Central candidates on this issue.

Nicola Willis (National Party)
James Shaw (Green Party)
Gayaal Iddamalgoda (Independent/Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign)
Geoff Simmons (The Opportunities Party)
Grant Robertson is unable to attend, however Iain Lees-Galloway, the Labour Immigration Spokesman, will speak instead.

Emceed by Murdoch Stephens (Doing Our Bit – Double The Quota).

Catered by Pomegranate Kitchen, catering funded by the Tertiary Education Union. Free to all.

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