House of Commons
Black Lives Matter protests in Wales
EDM #576
Tabled 08 June 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House congratulates Ysgol Glan y Môr student Sophia Machnik-Thomas of Pwllheli, Gwynedd for organising a stay at home protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement; stands in solidarity with those protesting against institutional racism, inequality and police brutality affecting black people across the world; notes with regret that institutional racism is not confined to the United States but an issue prevalent in the UK; condemns all forms of racism and supports initiatives to tackle this scourge; commends Black Lives Matter protests all across Wales for remaining peaceful and socially distanced; encourages people in Gwynedd and beyond to join Sophia in making a sign or poster supporting Black Lives Matter and to share pictures kneeling in solidarity with protesters at 12:00 on Tuesday 9 June; and calls on the UK and Welsh Governments to challenge racism in all its forms.

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