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Racist ideas fuel the BNP

16 June 2009
The election of two fascist BNP MEPs has led to predictably craven reactions from some quarters.

Why the Nazis hate democracy

16 June 2009
Thousands of anti-­fascists were cheered to see the British National Party’s (BNP) leader Nick Griffin driven from an attempted press conference by some well-aimed eggs last week.

Leeds rallies against Nazis

16 June 2009
A 600-strong rally against the Nazi British National Party took place in Leeds on Saturday of last week. Trade unionists, community representatives, LGBT and disabled groups and Unite Against Fascism all addressed the rally.

Post workers reject BNP: ‘I’m damned if I’m going to deliver their racist filth’

16 June 2009
Hundreds of thousands of leaflets for the fascist British National Party (BNP) went undelivered during the recent elections after many postal workers used a "conscience clause" agreement with Royal Mail and refused to handle them.

Anti-fascist diary

16 June 2009
Reporting the BNP Meeting for journalists at National Union of Journalists (NUJ) headquarters, 308 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8DPThursday 18 June, 6.30pm Events are also being organised outside London, for details email <a href="mailto:campaigns@nuj.org.uk">campaigns@nuj.org.uk</a>

‘The BNP’s answer to blame immigration is clearly no solution to the crisis’

09 June 2009
Sarah Hewitt, CWU rep Doncaster delivery office ‘Hearing that the BNP had won a big vote in Doncaster and an MEP in my region left me feeling shocked and betrayed.

Nazis make breakthroughs in Europe

09 June 2009
Several of the British National Party’s Nazi allies across Europe made a breakthrough in the elections.

Protests against the Nazi BNP

09 June 2009
Opposition to the Nazi British National Party (BNP) brought hundreds onto the streets on Monday evening – just hours after the news that the BNP had picked up European Parliament seats in the North West and in Yorkshire & the Humber.

Anti-fascist movement can push back the BNP after their Euro success

09 June 2009
Thousands of people reacted with anger and dismay when the news broke early Monday morning that the fascist British National Party (BNP) had made a major breakthrough into mainstream politics – picking up two seats in the European parliament.

Last push against BNP in European elections

03 June 2009
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) has produced an eve-of-poll leaflet for campaigners to use during the last hours of campaigning in the European elections.

BNP's ‘respectable’ veneer slips

02 June 2009
The BNP’s attempts to pose as "respectable" took another battering last week as the Nazi party was forced to warn its members to "take care" when posting on web forums.

Anti-fascist campaigners out on the streets

02 June 2009
Anti-fascist activists were out campaigning until the last minute to drive back the threat of the British National Party’s (BNP) in the European elections on Thursday this week.

Pictures of LMHR Stoke Festival, 30 May 2009

02 June 2009

Stoke festival rocks against the Nazi BNP

02 June 2009
More than 20,000 people crowded into the Britannia football stadium in Stoke-on-Trent last Saturday for the Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) Festival.

Black and white unite - Stop the Nazi BNP

26 May 2009
Life in Britain is hard for working class people. Unemployment has reached 2.2 million and continues to grow.

Postal workers refuse to deliver BNP leaflets

19 May 2009
A growing number of postal workers are taking a stand against the fascist threat by refusing to deliver election leaflets for the British National Party (BNP).

Uniting together to stop the Nazi BNP

19 May 2009
Anti-fascist activists have been out in force over the last few days campaigning to stop the British National Party (BNP) making gains in the European elections on 4 June.

Hungary: fascist menace emboldened by capitalism’s crisis

19 May 2009
‘Marching neo-Nazi paramilitary guards, openly racist members of parliament, ghetto walls erected around Roma Gypsy slums, laws slanted so that social welfare recipients from ethnic minorities are losing their benefits, fingerprinting and mass deportation of ‘guest workers’, judicial and bureaucratic bias against immigrants and unpunished race murders.

BNP’s Euro friends are thugs and bombers

19 May 2009
The British National Party’s (BNP’s) "friends" in Europe are an assortment of violent fascist organisations.

Europe 2009: The new fascist election threats and how they can be stopped

19 May 2009
Imagine a group of thugs, implicated in terrorism and racist attacks, becoming our representatives in Europe. In the days following Thursday 4 June, the date of elections to the European parliament, we could wake up to find that this is exactly what has happened.

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