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Anti-fascism


Campaigners out to step up fight to stop the far right

24 June 2008
People came to Saturday’s demonstration from up and down the country.

UAF march: unions and young people rage against fascist BNP

24 June 2008
Thousands of people took to the streets of London last Saturday to join the national march against the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Martyn Paul Gilleard: the Nazi who had nail bombs

24 June 2008
The reality of the intentions of Britain’s Nazis was revealed last week. Martyn Paul Gilleard from Goole was on trial at Leeds Crown Court.

Protesters march in London against the fascist BNP

21 June 2008
Up to 10,000 people took to the streets of London today to join the national march against the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Anti-fascism revives in Italy

17 June 2008
Fascist violence has spread since the election of Italy’s new right wing government in April. However this has led to an impressive response from anti-fascists.

Dr Korczak’s Example: reality crashes into a utopian vision

17 June 2008
This play tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, children’s author, paediatrician and social experimenter, who was the director of a Jewish orphanage in 1930s Poland.

Building local groups against the BNP

17 June 2008
This Saturday’s anti-Nazi demonstration in London is only the start of the battle to stop the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Nazi threat to Reverend and the Makers

17 June 2008
Jon McClure from Reverend and the Makers is speaking out in the face of death threats by Nazis on the Stormfront internet bulletin board and other fascist websites.

How the BNP poses as a respectable party

17 June 2008
The British National Party (BNP) has made some worrying electoral breakthroughs in recent years, winning council seats in a number of areas across Britain and a seat on the London assembly in May.

Could fascism take power today?

17 June 2008
How big a threat is fascism today? For many, even on the left, it belongs to the first half of the 20th century, the "age of the dictators". It has nothing to do with the era of neoliberalism, globalisation, and the internet.

United we will smash the Nazi BNP

17 June 2008
The British National Party (BNP) has been picking up seats in elections recently, including their first place on the London assembly. What is fuelling this disturbing trend?

Support grows for 21 June national march against fascism

10 June 2008
Campaigners up and down the country are mobilising for the national demonstration in London on Saturday 21 June against the fascist British National Party (BNP).

Grassroots revolt that can stop the Nazi BNP in Rotherham

10 June 2008
Anti-Nazi activists are mobilising across the country against the British National Party (BNP) after its gains in recent elections.

How we stopped the fascists before

03 June 2008
Some people say we shouldn’t worry about the BNP because fascism "just isn’t part of the British character". But there is a long history of fascism in Britain. And the reason fascists have never triumphed is that they have been confronted, not ignored.

Stop the BNP!

03 June 2008
"I could never understand why all those people were calling the BNP fascists. Well, I do now." Those were the words of Maureen Stowe, who was elected as a British National Party (BNP) councillor in Burnley in 2003 – but left the party a few months later after discovering the ugly truth about it.

Fascists attack students in Rome after university occupation

28 May 2008
On Monday students at Rome's La Sapienza university occupied, and stopped Roberto Fiore, leader of the hard line fascist Forza Nuova from addressing a conference. Fiore spent much of the 1980s in Britain, having fled Italy after being sought for involvement in the 1980 bombing of Bologna station which killed 85 people.

Unions throw their weight behind anti-fascist march

27 May 2008
Firefighters in the FBU union are the latest group to get behind the national demonstration against the fascist British National Party (BNP) due to take place in London on Saturday 21 June.

What is fascism?

20 May 2008
Many people reading the mainstream media coverage of the British National Party (BNP) will have been struck by a curious coyness when it comes to describing the nature of the organisation.

Support grows for anti-Nazi demonstration

20 May 2008
The national march against fascism and racism called for Saturday 21 June in London is building momentum.

Who are the British National Party and what do they stand for?

20 May 2008
The roots of the British National Party (BNP) lie in the splinters of the National Front (NF), the main fascist organisation of the late 1970s.

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