#NoXiNoTrump: join solidarity actions from UK to New Zealand & online on 1 Oct

Against Beijing & Washington
For international workers’ solidarity!

1 October marks 71 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China – and one year since Hong Kong police began using live ammunition on democracy protesters. Our call to action with our friends in Labour Movement Solidarity with Hong Kong (UK) has brought together internationalists both in the UK and abroad, including politicians, trade unionists, human rights campaigners, and many, many ordinary supporters. Now it’s time to take action!

Here we’ve collected protest activities that you can join on Thursday 1 October, organised by supporters of the call to action – both online and in the streets. Get involved, and please remember to take all appropriate precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, including wearing face coverings and following guidance from protest organisers*.

Share photos and messages online using the internationalist hashtag #NoXiNoTrump – though please ask before taking photos in which protesters’ faces are visible, in case they or their families are at risk from state repression.

London, UK

Protest: Solidarity with Chinese workers & minorities! Free Uyghurs, Hong Kong & Tibet!
18:00 outside the Apple Store, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 8HB

Nottingham, UK

Protest: Free Hong Kong Revolution Now
18:00 at the Brian Clough Statue, King St, Nottingham NG1 2AS

Birmingham, UK

Campaign stall: End Slave Labour in China! Stop the Genocide in East Turkistan!
14:00 outside the Apple Store, 128 New Street, Birmingham B2 4DB

Sheffield, UK

Protest: End Uyghur Forced Labour! Solidarity with Chinese workers & minorities!
14:30 outside JD Sports, The Moor, Sheffield City Centre S1 4PA

Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Vigil Protest: International Day of Action. Against Beijing & Washington, for International Workers’ Solidarity
12:30-18:00 in Aotea Square, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand


Whether or not you can attend a physical protest, please show your support by making a solidarity sign, taking a selfie and posting it on social media on 1 October with the hashtag #NoXiNoTrump. You can make your own sign, or print this one:

Sign reading:
[logos for Labour Movement Solidarity with HK and the Uyghur Solidarity Campaign]
Download a PDF to print

* N.B. These protests have been organised by different groups. The Uyghur Solidarity Campaign UK cannot take responsibility for the safety measures employed by other protest organisers.

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