Western Sahara’s National Day – Moreland flag idea fails to fly

Melbourne Weekly Times, March 4, 2013, 10:53 a.m.

A PUSH to celebrate cultural diversity by flying other nations’ flags within the Moreland City Council has been stymied.

Last month the council staged a small celebration to mark Western Sahara’s national day, but did not fly the flag outside Coburg Town Hall.
The gesture was a compromise, after a motion put forward by Moreland councillor Lita Gillies to fly the Western Saharan flag raised objections.

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