Here are some key articles and resources. If you share them please use the hashtag #NotAMob to help us grow our community:
Firstly, an article by writer and academic Gerry Hassan, who used to live in Kenmure Street, and still lives in Pollokshields. Gerry was on-the-spot. He writes about the eight hour protest, the release of Lakhvir and Sumit, as well as the political aftermath. (18/05/21)
“The Glasgow Girls Guide to Stopping An Immigration Raid” by Roza Salih in the Guardian (19/05/21). Roza talks about what she did on the day of the protest and gives advice on what you can do to help in similar circumstances.
Dr Sharandeep Singh, a hospital doctor and Director of Sikhs in Scotland, writes in metro.co.uk about the day of the raid, the two “hard-working young guys” he knows through their work in the community, and why he was protesting. (18/05/21)
This is a flavour of what has been published. There is a lot more. Search the hashtags #KenmureStreet #Pollokshields #RefugeesWelcome and – of course – #NotAMob for a lot more content.
We will post more links once we get our website running properly.