May Day greetings to workers throughout the world! Let’s “remake our society, after Covid, as a fair society – with equality and social justice for all” (London May Day Organising Committee).

May Day

In this article Aratrust details some events people can join on May Day (1 May 2021) and gives a brief history of the trade union movement. May Day events The London May Day Organising Committee: “This year we are celebrating on-line again and will have messages from trade unionists from here and around the world; […]

Aratrust commemorates the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 13th April 1919 when up to 1,000 unarmed Baisakhi celebrants, visitors and protesters were gunned down in a cold-blooded atrocity and reflects upon its contemporary significance

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on 13th April 1919 was an inhumane act of the British Government’s colonial rule through the barbaric mass murder in cold blood against hundreds of innocent Indians (some put the figure at over 1,000). The exact number of people killed, including women, children and at least one baby, is not known […]

What the Sharpeville Massacre and Apartheid mean to 4 young people growing up ………

Remember Sharpville

The Sharpeville Massacre 21st March 1960 The Sharpeville massacre occurred when a crowd of between 5,000–7,000 black people protested at the police station in the Black township of Sharpeville, near Vereeniging, South Africa on March 21, 1960 against racist ‘pass laws’ which restricted their ability to move around freely in their own country. The Apartheid […]

Aratrust Young Activists and Young Explorers learning about the Holocaust

Young Activists and some of our older Young Explorers spent one of their weekly sessions looking at the Holocaust Memorial Day website  and discussing what they read.  They learnt about the rise of Hitler and the racist Nazi Aryan ideology and anti-semitism, Kristallnachte, how the Nazis eliminated their opponents one group at a time, […]

1st May 2020 – May Day

The Anti-Racist Alliance Trust (aratrust) GREETS workers in the UK and throughout the world! We stand side by side with you, working to eradicate racism, poverty, inequalities in health, employment, housing and education, and to safeguard our environment. We particularly salute those workers from across the world who have made great sacrifices to come and work […]

28th April 2020 – International Workers Memorial Day

The Anti-Racist Alliance Trust (aratrust) commemorates all workers who have died at work because of poor Health & Safety conditions, and all front-line workers who have died in the current Covid 19 pandemic. We salute all organisations and individuals challenging unsafe working conditions, which all too often lead to injury and loss of life. We stand four square with […]