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- Show Racism the Red Card has resisted pressure to ditch campaigning film-maker Ken Loach as a judge for its annual School Competition.
- Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Mark Rylance, Miriam Margolyes OBE, Dame Marina Warner, Baroness Blackstone, Steve Coogan and many other leading figures have backed Loach.
- Eric Cantona: ‘Everybody knows Ken Loach is a warrior against injustice. Show Racism the Red Card is right to work with him.’
- Fellow filmmaker Mike Leigh: ‘The charity has unquestionably made the right moral decision.’