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Demonstration in favour of refugee resettlement in Latvia to be held in Riga

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Saturday, 12 September, there will be a demonstration organized near the Laima Clock in Riga to support the resettlement of refugees in Latvia and cultivate solidarity among residents toward refugees hoping to enter Europe.

Participants of the demonstration hope to support their comrades in other European towns by holding a demonstration on the same day. Another objective is to show support for people fleeing war, violence and violations of human rights, as well as demonstrate that there are tolerant and open people living in Latvia.

One other objective is to add pressure on political parties to make decision-making processes in regard t refugees more active, positive and humane.

«All people are invited to take part in the demonstration. All people who care for their fellow man and form healthy relationships with others that are based on attempts to understand one another,» – say organizers of the demonstration.

«We want to prove the value of life does not depend on the land a person comes from. One man’s fortune does not necessarily mean another man’s misfortune. Europe is on the verge of change, and we want to accept the changes ahead, not deny them,» – organizers say.

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