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This is what EDL stands for

11 June 2013
The initials of the English Defence League were daubed on the wall of a Muslim community centre burned to the ground in north London. 

Socialists stand with the oppressed

11 June 2013
A group of Muslim men who planned to bomb the EDL cannot be regarded as equivalent to the racists that they oppose

New anti-migrant rules attacked

11 June 2013
New immigration rules are tearing families apart

After attacks on mosques and schools, British Muslims say, 'We're stronger together'

11 June 2013
The British state has used the recent killing of a soldier in London to whip up racism against Muslims. Racists have seized on the story to try and mount a campaign of terror against all Muslims.

BNP's Nazi Nick pines for Apartheid

11 June 2013
Leader of the British National Party has posted abusive tweets about Nelson Mandela

Hundreds join vigil after mosque burned down in north London

07 June 2013
More than 250 people attended a vigil last night, Thursday, by the Bravanese Community Centre which was destroyed in an apparent racist arson attack.

Exclusive - protester's leg is broken on London anti-fascist march

04 June 2013
Amy Jowett joined the Unite Against Fascism protest in central London against the British National Party.

Desperate Cameron targets Muslims

04 June 2013
David Cameron sank into the gutter this week telling parliament that he was going to deal with “violent extremists” and “drain the swamp which they inhabit”. He chose the period after Woolwich to use language that would give confidence to racists everywhere.

Racists shamed in Sheffield

04 June 2013
Up to 700 anti-racists marched against the fascists in Sheffield last Saturday.

After Woolwich - beating back the racist backlash

04 June 2013
Attacks on Muslims are on the rise in the wake of the murder of a soldier in Woolwich last month. Politicians may be quick to urge calm but it’s their policies that are the main drivers of racism, says Yuri Prasad

Protests reduce EDL to a 'shambles'

04 June 2013
The English Defence League (EDL) was humiliated in towns and cities across Britain last Saturday.

Weyman Bennett from Unite Against Fascism: 'Our tactics can beat the racists'

04 June 2013
We’ve pushed back the racist thugs in the past couple of years, but now they’re mobilising in numbers not seen since 2011.

Together we can challenge the bigots

28 May 2013
The hypocrisy of the ruling class knows no bounds—especially when it comes to justifying violence.

Workers in Woolwich refuse to be divided by racist EDL

28 May 2013
Trade unionists, socialists, and anti-racists were out campaigning against racism in Woolwich, south east London, last Saturday. 

Islamophobic attacks rocket as racists seize on soldier’s murder

28 May 2013
English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson and a group of his henchmen went to Woolwich within hours of the killing to try and whip up race hatred.

Family of murdered Muslim man angry with police investigation

28 May 2013
The killing of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich received widespread media coverage. Not all killings are treated this way.

Young people in Sweden revolt against austerity and racism

28 May 2013
Åsa Hjalmers reports on the riots that have shaken Sweden’s capital Stockholm over the past week

SWP statement: Don’t let racists divide us after Woolwich attack

23 May 2013
Racists and right wingers are trying to use yesterday’s horrific killing in south London to divide working people and whip up hatred of Muslims.

Dutch far right reaches out to Nazis

22 May 2013
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch racist populist Party for Freedom is seeking an alliance with France's Front National.

New film needs support to expose injustice

21 May 2013
In 2012 director Ken Fero and Migrant Media made a film about the fight for justice for Sean Rigg.

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