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Anti-fascism around the country

31 March 2007
Anti-fascists around the country have started campaigning against the threat posed by the British National Party (BNP) at the elections on 3 May.

UAF conference calls for unity against BNP

24 February 2007
Some 600 delegates gathered at Unite Against Fascism’s annual conference in central London last Saturday to launch this year’s campaign against the British National Party (BNP).

BNP man pleads guilty to charge

17 February 2007
A former Nazi British National Party (BNP) candidate has admitted possessing explosive chemicals in anticipation of a civil war in Britain, Manchester Crown Court heard this week.

BNP candidate faces explosives trial

10 February 2007
What ought to be a high-profile trial concerning explosives and a massive haul of chemicals begins tomorrow (Monday). It will be interesting to see how the media handle it.

British government bans dissident Iraqi MP

13 January 2007
Tony Blair likes to pretend that his murderous war on Iraq has "brought democracy" to the country – so why is his government refusing a whistleblowing Iraqi MP entry into Britain?

Protest puts pressure on the BNP ballerina Simone Clarke

13 January 2007
Up to 100 protesters demonstrated outside the London Coliseum theatre this lunchtime against the first performance by Simone Clarke, principal dancer at the English National Ballet (ENB), since she was revealed as a card-carrying member of the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Unite organises against the BNP ballerina

13 January 2007
Musicians and workers at the English National Ballet (ENB) have reacted with outrage at the revelation that the company’s principal dancer, Simone Clarke, is a member of the fascist British National Party (BNP).

How Britain’s Nazis were smashed in the 1970s and 1990s

13 January 2007
One argument concerning contemporary fascist movements such as Jean-Marie Le Pen’s National Front in France claims that they cannot be fascist because they do not deploy stormtroopers against the left, blacks and Muslims.

Fascism is a reactionary force against the workers

06 January 2007
Fascism is not just another form of capitalist authoritarian rule, nor can it be reduced to a tool of big business or finance capital.

Anti-Nazis humiliate the BNP in Dagenham

16 December 2006
An attempt by the fascist British National Party (BNP) to hold a racist rally in Dagenham, east London, ended in its humiliation last Saturday.

BNP rally in Dagenham drowned out by anti-Nazi protests

09 December 2006
An attempt by the fascist British National Party (BNP) to hold a racist rally in Dagenham, east London, ended in humiliation for them on Saturday.

Demonstrate against the BNP’s racist rally

09 December 2006
Trade unionists, anti-racist campaigners and local community activists will be joining a demonstration in Dagenham, east London, this Saturday to protest against a racist rally organised by the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Success of Barrow Remember The Holocaust event

09 December 2006
Over 100 people came to the "Remember The Holocaust-Stop The Fascist BNP" event in Barrow on Wednesday of last week. The night featured a showing of the film Arek, which tells the story of Holocaust survivor Arek Hersh’s experiences.

BNP exploits climate of hate

25 November 2006
The fascists of the British National Party (BNP) are taking advantage of racism and Islamophobia to build support for their policies of race hatred, anti-fascist campaigners have warned.

Rage as Nick Griffin walks free

18 November 2006
Anti-fascist campaigners reacted with outrage on Friday of last week as Nick Griffin, leader of the British National Party (BNP), and his sidekick Mark Collett were cleared of charges of incitement to racial hatred.

A veteran’s homage to the Spanish revolt of 1936-9

18 November 2006
Howard Andrews, known as Andy, is Britain’s oldest surviving veteran of the Spanish Civil War of 1936-9. He spoke to Socialist Worker about his extraordinary life and a memorable visit to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the civil war

Nazi thugs reveal the violent reality of the BNP

11 November 2006
The true face of the British National Party (BNP) was revealed last Saturday in Morley, West Yorkshire, when anti-BNP campaigners were systematically assaulted by an organised gang of fascist thugs.

Anti-fascists protest at BNP leader Nick Griffin's court hearing

04 November 2006
Fascist BNP leader Nick Griffin and his sidekick Mark Collett appeared in Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday morning for re-trial on charges of race-hatred. The trial was adjourned until Friday when the prosecution will open their case.

Dudley unites against the fascist BNP

04 November 2006
Some 300 people joined a Unite Against Fascism (UAF) rally in Dudley last Sunday on the site of a proposed new Mosque. It was organised in response to a demonstration held by 30 BNP supporters two weeks earlier on the same site.

Protest outside court case of BNP leader Nick Griffin on Wednesday 1 November

28 October 2006
Join the anti fascist rally outside Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday 1 November.

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