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Nazis driven out of Codnor

25 August 2009
Anti-fascists celebrated a victory this week when the British National Party (BNP) admitted that it would not be returning to the Derbyshire village of Codnor to hold its Red, White and Blue summer "festival".

Racist English Defence League thugs plan protests

25 August 2009
Racists in the English Defence League (EDL), who were chased out of Birmingham by hundreds of anti-fascists earlier this month, are planning a series of protests around the country.

What next for the movement?

18 August 2009
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) has been at the centre of building resistance to the Nazi BNP. It called the national mobilisation and blockades that took place at Codnor.

Voices of unity from people on the anti-Nazi protest

18 August 2009
Yasmin Rassool, student at the University of Brighton‘I think what we’ve done here today is amazing. We did what we set out to do – stopped the BNP from getting to the festival and put our message across.

BNP thugs cower behind police lines

18 August 2009
Hundreds of police officers, many on horses or with dogs, protected the Red, White and Blue event.

Red, White and Blue: racist games, T-shirts and a fascist bomber

18 August 2009
The pressure of the protests on Saturday forced the Nazis to show their true colours.

Pictures of the anti-Nazi protest at the BNP's Red, White & Blue 'festival'

18 August 2009

Local people don’t want the Nazis in their area

18 August 2009
Residents of Codnor and Denby Village in Derbyshire’s Amber Valley have had to put up with the Nazis’ festival coming to town for three years now.

Map of Codnor protest

18 August 2009

Blockade wrecks BNP’s Codnor hate-fest

18 August 2009
Anti-fascists scored a huge victory last Saturday when more than 2,000 people protested against the British National Party (BNP) Red, White and Blue "festival" in the village of Codnor, Derbyshire.

A humiliating defeat for the Nazis in Brum

11 August 2009
Birmingham’s modern shopping centre, the Bull Ring, reflects a diverse and multicultural British city. On Saturday 8 August it was full of tourists and locals.

Fighting fascism in Hungary

11 August 2009
Veroce is a typical Hungarian village – streets of wooden and stone houses built around a few shops and a huge church.

Mosley’s fascists

11 August 2009
There is a long-standing current of opinion in Britain that fascism could never take hold here—that it is an "un-British" phenomenon that the establishment would never allow.

Brummies to take on racists

04 August 2009
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) supporters in the West Midlands are to join forces with local Muslims in Birmingham city centre on Saturday of this week to protest against racist thugs who are planning to hold an "anti-Muslim demonstration" on that day.

BNP hate fuels racist attacks

04 August 2009
A series of racist attacks in areas where the fascist British National Party (BNP) has a presence has underlined how the BNP gives confidence to racist thugs—and leads to violent assaults.

Nazi thugs' threats won't stop protest at BNP hate-fest

04 August 2009
"We won’t be intimidated by Nazi thugs—we will step up our campaign to build a mass movement to drive back the fascists."

Pressure intensifies on the Nazis

28 July 2009
Members of the Nazi BNP and its supporters have been drawing a lot of attention to themselves in recent weeks.

Close down the BNP's festival of hate

28 July 2009
The anti-fascist campaign to halt a Nazi festival of hate in a Derbyshire village is gathering momentum.

Demonstrate to stop the Nazi BNP’s festival of hate

21 July 2009
The leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP), Nick Griffin, thinks that Islam is a "cancer" that must be removed by "chemotherapy".

Hundreds rally against fascists at UAF conference

21 July 2009
More than 400 anti-fascist activists from around Britain gathered in Manchester last weekend for a conference organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF).

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