The rally, which lasted for three hours heard from many British speakers, including human rights activists and campaigners; representatives from different faiths; representatives from humanist and secular societies; philosophers,writers, poets and singers; andpoliticians.
FOUR speakers in particular were very inspiring:
MARYAM NAMAZIE, who organised the day's event and is spokesperson for One Law For All. She said:
"Sharia law is becoming a key battleground, particularly because it is an extension and representation of the rising threat of Islamism.
Sharia matters to people everywhere because it adversely affects the rights, lives and freedoms of countless human beings across the world. Opposing Sharia law is a crucial step in defending universal and equal rights and secularism and showing real solidarity with people living under and resisting it everywhere."
MURIEL SELTMAN an Activist, who said radicalism (in ANY FAITH!!) was very dangerous.
PETER TATCHELL, Human Rights Campaigner, who is the only man in the UK every to be prosecuted in recent memory under an ancient law, and yet one that still to this day remains on Britain's statute book!! He and others had interrupted the Archbishop of Canterbury during a sermon to protest at the Church of England's policy of homosexual relationships.
Peter was the only person prosecuted, probably because he was the only one with a high profile! This man works tirelessly for the human rights of everyone, and can often be found outside the Iranian Embassy in London, protesting against the inhumanity of the I.R.I. http://www.petertatchell.net/
Liberal Democrat British Member of Parliament EVAN HARRIS, said that freedom of expression does NOT give anyone the freedom to incite hatred against anyone else or to ABUSE peoples human rights. He was not against Islam or any religion, but he did not think Sharia law should be allowed to be used to abuse women and he would shout this from the rooftops!
What he was against was RADICAL Islam, just as he was against RADICAL Christianity and RADICAL forms of any other religion, both in the UK and around the World.