By South London Anti-Fascists Group / @SouthLondonAF
South London Anti-Fascists Group was formed in 2008 in the response to the British National Party getting elected to the Greater London Authority. We are refugees, migrants, trade unionists and anti-fascists from various traditions.
We are calling all South London based anti-fascists to help form community defence groups to stop [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Why I’m standing for Unite Against Fascism Assistant Secretary
As a dedicated anti-fascist and socialist, I’ve worked with many people to fight against hatred and ideologies that divides communities and can lead to genocide. In 2008, after the British National Party got elected to the Greater London Authority, Croydon Trade Union Council and Battersea & Wandsworth [...]
The callout came late on Thursday night, I received a text message forwarded from a friend stating Steve Hedley from the RMT has called for a counter-demo to oppose the English Defence League in Barking.
UAF made a similar callout on Friday, I was surprised that staunch anti-fascists were apparently either caught unaware until short [...]
Wednesday 25th January 2012, 7pm – 9pm
The Bread and Roses Pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 6DZ
From The Commune
Last month the English Defence League announced plans to march in Tower Hamlets, East London, in protest at an Islamist conference planned for June 20th at the Troxy centre. The conference was planned by groups tied to Islamic Forum Europe, among the major Islamist groups in the area.
Anti-racists planned to demonstrate against the [...]Read more →
Abdul Omer Mohsin, Unite convenor for London Sovereign, lost his appeal against dismissal on Tuesday. The Unite official who represented Omer at his appeal took the company’s case apart. Its obvious that Abdul Omer has been sacked for being an effective union convenor.
Drivers at Sovereign had the worst pay and conditions in London. That has changed, [...]
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