Unite Against Facism

Len McCluskey, leader of Britain’s biggest union, Unite, is among the latest to sign the petition opposing David Cameron’s atack on multiculturalism.

He is joined by MP John McDonnell, Aaron Porter president of the NUS, TSSA general secretary Gerry Doherty, Dilowar Khan, the executive director of East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre and London Assembly member Murad Qureshi, along with local councillors, campaigners, artists and thousands of others.

The petition was launched after Cameron’s attack on multiculturalism and Britain’s Muslims sparked outrage.

>> Add your name and pass on this link http://is.gd/multicultural

>> Download a print version to take round your friends and workmates

Help raise money for advert

The petition organisers want to raise £8,000 for a half-page advert in the Guardian to show Cameron the strength and breadth of opposition to his attack.

The advert will cost £8,000. Can you spare £5, £10, £50 – or even £500? Any donation big or small will help. Please use the PayPal button below – you can use it to donate with your debit or credit card if you don’t have a PayPal account. Thanks for your support!

Here is a selection of today’s signatories

Len McCluskey general secretary Unite the Union, Aaron Porter president NUS, John McDonnell MP, Cllr George Barratt London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Gerry Doherty general secretary TSSA, Dilowar Khan executive Director East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre, Saqib Deshmukh Justice for Paps campaign, Murad Qureshi London Assembly Member, Cllr Peter O’Neill Kirklees, John Griffiths Welsh Assembly Member, Helen Mary Jones Welsh Assembly Member and deputy leader Plaid Cymru, Cllr Obajimi Adefiranye London Borough of Lewisham, Cllr Michael Lavalette Preston City Council, John Boocock chair Kilmuir and Logie Easter Community Council, Cllr Adam Pogonowski Cambridge, Tony Harrison secretary Oldham NUT, Geoff Brown secretary Manchester Trades Union Council, Ismail Patel Viva Palestina Midlands Humanitarian Aid Convoy, Hugh Lanning deputy general secretary PCS, Terry Conway co-chair Greater London UNISON LGBT group, Brian Candeland chair Manchester Green Party, Stuart Jeffery chair Kent Green Party, Sarah Ensor manager Bookmarks socialist bookshop, Diana Neslen Redbridge and Epping Forest Together, Josh Hollands Love Music Hate Homophobia, Susie Bolchover founder Greater Manchester Black and Jewish Forum, Ali Ahmed chair Cardiff Bengali Association, Andy Richards Wales regional secretary Unite the Union, Patrick Ulysses TCAR (Tyneside community action against racism) Vicki Baars NUS NEC