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Thousands march in memory of murdered French anti-fascist Clément Méric

11 June 2013
The killing of Clément Méric is a result of the toxic climate of racism and homophobia that gives fascists confidence, writes Dave Sewell

Racist EDL blocked in Sheffield for second week in a row

11 June 2013
All over Britain, anti-racists are challenging Islamophobia after the Woolwich attack. Annette Mackin reports from Sheffield where the racist EDL were blocked by a 2000-strong protest

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Breakthrough for Sean Rigg's family as report condemns earlier investigation

21 May 2013
Samantha Rigg-David talked to Judith Orr about how a new report has vindicated her family’s long campaign for justice over her brother Sean’s death

Abuse in Oxford - turning a scandal into a race scare

21 May 2013
The horrific child sexual abuse exposed in recent court cases has been labelled an Asian 'grooming' scandal. Judith Orr spoke to Ella Cockbain about how the issue is being exploited to further demonise Muslims

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