Mixed views over anti-racism rally in Derry

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews Mixed views over anti-racism rally in Derry Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook By News Highland – June 8, 2020 Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleInvestigation continuing into vandalism at local orange hallNext articleElite Cricketers return to Bready for training News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApp Google+center_img Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp There are mixed views over an anti-racism rally in Derry at the weekend. The protest was held on Saturday and in response to the death of African-American George Floyd in US police custody.It’s understood that police issued a significant number of fines given the dangers of crowds in the pandemic.Speaking on today’s Nine Till Noon Show Cllr David Ramsey believes that the rally effectively put the lives of the people of Derry at risk:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Defending the protest, Cllr Shaun Harkin says organisers made sure social distancing was adhered to:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile, a peaceful walk in support of Black Lives Matter is taking place in Donegal later this week.The walk is getting underway on Thursday at 7pm at the Back Strand beach in Falcarragh.Participants are being asked to wear face coverings and are also being encouraged to practice social distancing. Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA last_img

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