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Amnesty International UK @AmnestyUK leadership is racist:

The article below reflects the seriousness of the situation at AIUK. The problems with the org and its leadership are a risk to POC staff, activists, volunteers. 1/14

#Racism #RaceReport #CharitySoWhite #NotJustNCVO
I worked at AIUK for 3 year, 2015-18. Since 2016 the problems of racism have been raised and discussed at length. 5 years of countless hours of meetings, emails, discussions, conversations at the Senior Management and Board Level. Nothing has changed. 5 years. 2/14
In response to the 2016 EU referendum, AIUK leadership launched #AgainstHate to tackle hate crimes. They had never done anything on race or religious hate crimes before. They had no connections to POC led orgs. They didn't talk to any POC leaders 3/14
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Hi everyone thank you for all your support and empathy in the past few days.
To minimize further injuries, the original voicemail with the intended subject's name has been removed, but I am reposting here with name obscured: soundcloud.com/user-251012259… (thanks for tech help!)
I am also reposting my entire Twitter message regarding this incident, with other important ideas I forgot to include:
four days ago my work phone got a rambling but confrontational 3.5 min voicemail from someone questioning my legitimacy to teach based on my presumed #citizenship and #ethnic identity. You can hear the actual message here: soundcloud.com/user-251012259…
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