Rally & Candle light Vigil
Address: Union Square Park (Mahatma Gandhi Statue), 14th St. New York, NY
Subway: N, Q, R, L, 4, 5, 6 to Union Square.
Parking Garage: 110 East 16th Street (Between Park Ave South & Irving)
||Starting February 27th, 2002, the Indian state of Gujarat witnessed the systematic murder and displacements of thousands of people in horrific sectarian violence that engulfed the entire state. The viciousness and barbarism that marked the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 including the burning alive of hundreds of people, and brutal sexual violence against women, make the Gujarat riots among the worst human rights violations in Asia since the partition of India in 1947.|
There will be a Candle Light Vigil to observe the 10th anniversary of the anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat, India and to highlight the continued sufferings of the 2002 worst riot victims Coalition Against Genocide (CAG) is made up of a spectrum of organizations individuals in the United States and Canada that have come together in response to the Gujarat genocide to demand accountability and Justice. Leaders from various communities will address the gathering and demand the culprits be brought to justice. For more information please visit CAG website at http://coalitionagainstgenocide.org/
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