Trigger warning: Graphic pictures of victims of violent attacks and stabbings.
While the world’s media counts the toll of those who died in the Savar tragedy (at time of writing it reached 940), the notion of freedom of speech has been severely under attack by Bangladesh’s Awami League led Government and others. Last month in April, Hefajat-e [...]
By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
In 1982, 12 young Asian men from Bradford took the stand in court on charges of making explosive devices with the intent to cause damage to property and persons, facing penalties of up to life imprisonment. The previous year they had devised makeshift petrol bombs out of milk bottles in preparation [...]
Today, 33 years after his death at the hands of the police during an anti-nazi demonstration in Southall, west London, we commemorate New-Zealand born teacher Clement Blair Peach.
Blair Peach, anti-racist activist and president of the East London NUT branch was struck by a police baton during a demonstration against the decision of the far-right National [...]
By Lance Goodey
I arrived around 11am and found my friends and a group of around 50+ Anti-Fa, including a sound system waiting. There was a heavy police presence, but no Section 60 in force, which surprised me.
There was a loose line of police cordoning off the bottom of St Enoch’s Square, but I just walked through [...]
On the 9th of February 2012 a janitor found the body of Nikita Kalin, a Russian anarchist and anti-fascist. Nikita was murdered by a group of Nazis, brutally stabbed 61 times, besides this his ribs were fractured multiple times and his head was also wounded. Currently only one suspect has been arrested, and was confirmed [...]Read more →
By Sacha Ismail
The workshop on discrimination and violence against Europe’s Roma communities which I attended on the afternoon of Unite Against Fascism conference (25 February) was excellent – informative, alarming and a call to action. No doubt there were other useful parts of and aspects to the event. But as a conference it was not [...]
While leaving home from work with the UAF dispute sadly still ongoing, I got a text from a fellow South Londoner and a call from a UAF activist confirming that British National Party members were leafleting Surbiton Rail Station, in South West London/Surrey.
When I got there, they were two men distributing BNP leaflets, one about [...]Read more →
From London Antifascists
This Saturday 25th February, we will be laying a wreath at the International Brigades Memorial, Jubilee Gardens SE1 at 1pm to commemorate
our fallen comrade. We encourage all antifascists and radicals to join us.
By Mhairi McAlpine / @mhairi_mcalpine
Unlike many other European countries, and indeed England at points in its history, Scotland has no significant history of fascist organisation. In the 20s and 30s, while it was in the ascendancy across Europe and a fascist presence was starting to be established in England under Mosley’s British Union of Fascists, Scotland [...]
by Glyn Harries
At the May 2010 Barking and Dagenham council elections, the British National Party lost all their 12 Councillors, all previously elected in 2006. And their national party leader Nick Griffin, who it was suggested would take the Parliamentary seat, only came 3rd, and petulantly walked away declaring Barking and London ‘finished’.
But away from [...]Read more →
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