With the Post Brexit mania combined with the media hype we seem to have seen the explosion of race crimes recently. Maybe there has been a rise in these crimes or… Read more “Tidying up in Tottenham”
Last weekend saw an amazing turn out with over 20,000 people coming out to show solidarity in London at the #M19 #refugeeswelcome demo for UN Anti-Racism Day.… Read more “That’s not how you capture a Banner”
Pegida UK, the British branch of the European Islamophobic PEGIDA movement recently attempted to hold a demonstration in Newcastle. They were outnumbered by thousands of antifascists. Now… Read more “Kick PEGIDA out of London!”
rs21 EDL kettle in Albert Square About 200 to 300 supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were bussed in to Manchester’s Albert Square today (Saturday). They held a rally… Read more “EDL outnumbered by anti-fascists in Manchester”
Originally posted on Red and Black Britain:
Since Tommy Robinson left the EDL the group is leaderless and has become fractured, leading to the emergence of numerous…
There is a protest being planned to take place in Stamford Hill on March 22nd. This protest has been dubbed by the organisers as ‘Liberate Stamford Hill’,… Read more “Stamford Hill doesn’t need liberating, Stamford Hill is already free.”
Today there were clashes between anti Islamic protesters and local anitfa as a large number of Anti-racist and Antifascist activists defended the Islamic Cultural Centre in… Read more “Dublin – Antifascists make their presence felt and defend Dublin’s largest Mosque”
Antifa diary from redandblackbritain, definitely dates for your diary.
Another great post from UK Aktion. Solidarity.
This past year has been a busy one for antifascists in the UK, seeing many successful counter-mobilisations against the far-right, resulting in swathe of victories for antifascists. The year began with a bang when Hungarian fascist party Jobbik attempted to hold a meeting in London in January. Kicking off the year, literally, with direct physical confrontation, multiple tube stations were blockaded whilst militant antifascists chased them around London. Well-aimed boots drove these fascists to retreat and cower in fear in an Indian restaurant, making them think twice about meeting in London again.
EDL in Slough, Feb 2014
At the beginning of February the EDL attempted to march through the diverse town of Slough. An impressive mobilisation of several hundred antifascists and locals easily outnumbered the EDL, blocking the high street in several places, forcing the local plod to clear the street violently with baton and horse charges. The ensuing scenes…
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Today Anti-fascists made sure the EDL had no choice but to be escorted along the outskirts of Luton, leaving the majority of the town to suffer only minor… Read more “Luton remains ANTI-FASCIST!”