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Stand With Rajendra Resources

Please supporter the Stand with Rajendra campaign in the lead up to the Rotterdam Convention meeting in Geneva. This is an important opportunity to help stop the deadly trade in chrysotile asbestos once and for all.

Download graphics to share on social media and use the suggested copy below (or create your own!). Take a solidarity selfie and post with #StandWithRajendra.

If you need any further resources, please contact kcamarena[at]apheda.org.au

PETITION LINKS

Hashtags:         

  • Primary: #StandWithRajendra
  • Secondary: #RotterdamConvention #BanAsbestos

Example Tweets

Demand action on chrysotile asbestos now! #StandWithRajendra [attach image] http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]


Urgent action: Stand with Rajendra – demand a ban on chrysotile asbestos! #RotterdamConvention #StandWithRajendra http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]


Countdown is on to the #RotterdamConvention meeting. Take action to demand action on asbestos! #StandWithRajendra http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]


Rajendra will speak out on behalf of 100k+ people who die annually from asbestos-related disease! #StandWithRajendra http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]


It’s time to demand a ban on chrysotile asbestos! Take action and #StandWithRajendra. http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]


“I am Rajendra Pevekar and I suffer from an asbestos-related disease.” #StandWithRajendra; demand action on asbestos http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra [attach image]

Example Facebook Posts

Urgent Action: Stand With Rajendra – demand action on chrysotile asbestos now! Sign and share: http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra #StandWithRajendra


Stand With Rajendra – demand action on chrysotile asbestos now! Sign the petition to call on all 157 delegates at the upcoming Rotterdam Convention meeting to take two actions:

  1. Support the amendment to change the voting system.
  2. Support the listing of chrysotile (white) asbestos – an important step to restrict its trade.

 Sign and share: http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra #StandWithRajendra


In May, Rajendra will speak out on behalf of the 107,000 people who die annually from asbestos-related disease. I stand with Rajendra and all victims of asbestos-related disease. I want to see chrysotile asbestos listed on the Rotterdam Convention once and for all!

Take action now: http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra #StandWithRajendra


Urgent Action – Stand With Rajendra

Rajendra Pevekar is a victim of the deadly global asbestos industry. His father worked in an asbestos company. As a result, both he and his mother now suffer from asbestos-related disease from secondary exposure. In May, the meeting of the Rotterdam Convention will take place in Geneva. Rajendra will speak out on behalf of the 107,000 people who die annually from asbestos-related disease.

Sign and share: http://bit.ly/StandWithRajendra #StandWithRajendra

Example Instagram Posts

Urgent Action – Stand With Rajendra and demand action on chrysotile asbestos now! Rajendra Pevekar is a victim of the deadly global asbestos industry. His father worked in an asbestos company. As a result, both he and his mother now suffer from asbestos-related disease from secondary exposure.

Rajendra will speak out on behalf of the 107,000 people who die annually from asbestos-related disease at the upcoming Rotterdam Convention meeting in May. Go to www.labourstart.org/go/rajendra and share widely using #StandWithRajendra


For solidarity selfie:

I #StandWithRajendra and call on all 157 delegates of the upcoming Rotterdam Convention meeting to take two actions:

  1. Support the amendment to change the voting system.
  2. Support the listing of chrysotile (white) asbestos – an important step to restrict its trade.

Go to www.labourstart.org/go/rajendra and join me!

Additional Hashtags for Instagram:

Primary: #StandWithRajendra #RotterdamConvention

Secondary: #BanAsbestos #Asbestos #Chrysotile #ChrysotileAsbestos #StopAsbestos #toxic #health #safety #OHS #awareness #NotHereNotAnywhere #asbes #asbesto #amiante #amiăng #amianto  #石棉 #アスベスト #แรี่ใยหินชนิดหนึ่ง #석면

Tip:  Put the secondary hashtags in the first comment or hide further down original post using ‘Return’ and ‘.’ to generate vertical space.

Instructions for solidarity actions for photos/video:

  1. Download the solidarity sign (or create your own!).
  2. Take a photo of yourself or your comrades holding the solidarity sign.
  3. Share your action using #StandWithRajendra on social media.
  4. Email a copy of your image to office@apheda.org.au

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