Racism is an issue that German society is confronted with on a daily basis. On June 18 and 19, the nationwide campaign/action „Hand in hand against racism – for human rights and diversity“ seeks to take a stand against xenophobia while emphasising humanity, diversity and open-mindedness.
Nationwide campaign: Human chain against racism
Bochum’s clear statement against racism: Over 8.500 people took part in the nationwide campaign “Hand in hand against rascism” and formed a 3.4 kilometre long human chain. Between Bochum Central station, „Kirmesplatz“ and city hall, the participants created a peaceful and friendly atmosphere as part of the national migration day.
The closing event took place at Dr.-Ruer-Platz with several speeches and musical entertainment.
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