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 Aviva Stahl
Disclaimer: I’m not a queer or LGBT Muslim, so I am certain there are lived complexities and ambiguities to this particular controversy that I cannot understand. If the folks who are most immediately affected by this issue object, critique or respond to what I’ve written here, I will do whatever I can to ensure [...]
Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan have been held in British prisons, without charge, for 7 and 6 years respectfully. They are accused by the American authorities, who want to extradite them to America to stand trial, of participating in terrorist-related activities. Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan are fighting the extradition warrant as they believe [...]Read more →
By Assed Baig
Demonstrations have spread around the world after an anti-Islam video, made by someone named Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, insulting the most revered figure of the Muslim world, the Prophet Muhammed was posted on youtube.
Why is it that this short video, apparently the work of one insignificant individual, can instigate such outrage? While the filmmaker [...]
By Koos Couvée
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte looks set for a return to office after his pro-EU austerity VVD party became the biggest winner in this week’s general election, closely followed by the Labour Party. With the Socialist Party coming third at some distance, the elections turned out to be a two-horse race. The most [...]
By Kerem Nisancioglu
First he thanked God. Then he thanked Allah. Next came out the cigar and the open top bus ride through the (largely empty) city streets of Bradford where George Galloway had dramatically won a by-election. With the borderline-cringey chutzpah he has become famous for, Galloway was able to marginalise all other headlines in [...]
By Koos Couvée
In the autumn of last year I sat in a jam-packed room at the independent Bookmarks bookshop in Holborn, where Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley launched their new book, titled The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age.
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 →
News breaks in Britain this morning that the Great Bustard is once again beginning to thrive in the UK. Meanwhile mainland Europe demonstrates once again how remarkable it is for Britain not to have a strong far-right party in its parliament. In the recent Dutch 2010 general elections, The [...]Read more →
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