Crowdfunding raises $100,000 for new Australia Day campaign with girls in hijabs

Campaign hit original $50,000 fundraising target in first seven hours, while a separate petition calls to reinstate the Australia Day billboard

A picture of two girls wearing hijabs was taken at a 2016 Australia Day event in Docklands. The photograph was used in a 2017 Australia Day billboard which included rolling images of people from different backgrounds. A picture of two girls wearing hijabs was taken at a 2016 Australia Day event in Docklands. The photograph was used in a 2017 Australia Day billboard which included rolling images of people from different backgrounds. The billboard was removed after threats. Photograph: GAZi Photography/www.australiaday.vic.gov.au

the next…

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/jan/18/crowdfunding-to-raise-50000-for-new-australia-day-campaign-with-girls-in-hijabs

Publicités