Monday, August 01, 2005

Growing Support for the African Community

There is an over-whelming public support for the African community in Australia in the fight against racism. As the city of Sydney rallies behind African refugees, a Federal Government Minister has visited the racial hotspot in Toowoomba in a bid to defuse simmering racial tension in the city.

The visit follows the circulation of racist material in the city, which is home to 750 Sudanese. And Toowoomba’s leaders are furious that the actions of a few racist elements have tarnished the city’s proud record in successful refugee resettlement.
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