For Immediate Release – World AIDS Day events launch year of civil disobedience for the HIV+ community

ACT UP London


For Immediate Release – World AIDS Day events launch year of civil disobedience for the HIV+ community.

A number high profile HIV+ and human rights advocates will launch a year of protest against the cuts to HIV services, absence of PREP provision, and NHS crackdown, which is leading to a resurgence of the HIV epidemic in the UK. World AIDS Day 2016, on Thursday 1 December, will be marked with a demonstration in Trafalgar Square to call for a long overdue AIDS memorial to be built in London.

Ash Kotak from the UK HIV/AIDS Memorial Project said:

ACT UP London is hosting a series of events and actions across London to mark Worlds AIDS Day 2016, remembering those who have been lost, whilst also speaking out that the crisis is far from over. Twenty-six major cities across the globe have AIDS memorials, including Moscow, Paris and Dublin, to name…

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