Statement From Momentum Reading
Following recent reports in some media outlets Momentum Reading thought it important to put some facts straight:
Nada Al-Sanjari is not a member of Reading Momentum. She does not live in our area. To the best of our knowledge she is not a member of Momentum.
She is a well known and respected activist locally, who campaigns on many things particularly women’s and anti-fascist/anti-rascist issues, since, as a Muslim woman, she has been affected by them.
Helen Caney did not invite Glyn Secker to speak at the Momentum event last year. In her role as secretary of Momentum Reading she did ensure a venue was booked for the event.
Momentum Reading was not involved in any discussions about a protest of the Luciana Berger Event in Reading. To the best of our knowledge there was no protest.
We are shocked at the targetting of these two women.