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Pictures of Tower Hamlets anti-EDL demo on 3 September 2011

06 September 2011

EDL ‘big one’ is a big flop

06 September 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) was humiliated last Saturday. Thousands of anti-fascist protesters kept some 600 racist thugs out of Tower Hamlets.

We stopped racist EDL ...and we’ll do it again!

06 September 2011
There are days when our side wins an outright victory. Tower Hamlets on 3 September 2011 was one such day.

Video: Victory march through Tower Hamlets after EDL humiliated

03 September 2011
Anti-racist protesters defy the Tories' ban on marches in the streets of Whitechapel after stopping the EDL getting into Tower Hamlets. Taken 4.20pm, Saturday 3 September 2011

More speeches from the Tower Hamlets protest

03 September 2011
Weyman Bennett of Unite Against Fascism told the crowd that the EDL said they'd come to Tower Hamlets—but the movement stopped them meeting at Sainsbury's and the RMT union stopped them gathering at a station. "And if they ever manage to get here, there are thousands here to stop them," he said.

Support for anti-EDL protest from people attending prayers at East London Mosque

02 September 2011
Anti-fascist campaigners are today making a final push to build tomorrow’s protest against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Tower Hamlets, east London.

Why we must protest against EDL in Tower Hamlets on 3 September

30 August 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) has declared that it will still demonstrate in east London this Saturday 3 September—despite a ban on its planned march.

Make a stand against the EDL racists

30 August 2011
The racist English Defence League (EDL) plans to parade in the streets of Tower Hamlets, east London, on Saturday. This is despite a ban on all marches by home secretary Theresa May.

Why you should protest in Tower Hamlets on Saturday 3 September

29 August 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) has declared that it will still demonstrate in east London this Saturday 3 September—despite a ban on their planned march.

Trade unionists in east London win great support for march against EDL thugs

24 August 2011
Council workers in Tower Hamlets were going all out on Tuesday to build for the 3 September demonstration against the racist English Defence League (EDL).

Hundreds meet to oppose the EDL in Tower Hamlets

30 July 2011
Some 600 people crammed into the London Muslim Centre in east London last night for a rally against the English Defence League's (EDL) plans to march in the area on 3 September. 

Stop the racists on 3 September in Tower Hamlets

26 July 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) is calling every racist thug in Britain to Tower Hamlets, east London, on Saturday 3 September.

Activists prepare to stop racist EDL in east London

19 July 2011
Activists across Britain are building for the national protest against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Tower Hamlets on Saturday 3 September.

3 September: all out to stop racist EDL

28 June 2011
The racist English Defence League (EDL) will try to march through Tower Hamlets on Saturday 3 September.

National protest planned in Tower Hamlets against racist EDL

07 June 2011
Anti-fascists are planning a national demonstration as the racist English Defence League (EDL) threatens to march in east London.

School by school, the organising is going on

24 May 2011
Conversations are happening across Tower Hamlets to organise 30 June strikes. "I’ll phone these two schools and visit this one."

United strikes rock Tower Hamlets and Camden

30 March 2011
Tower Hamlets Teachers and council workers struck across Tower Hamlets, east London, today, Wednesday. They are fighting 500 job cuts that will hit everything from social services to schools and youth workers.

Tower Hamlets and Camden council workers and teachers unite to fight

29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.

All aboard for Tower Hamlets strike

25 March 2011
A bus full of activists toured Tower Hamlets, east London, today (Friday) to raise support for the council workers’ and teachers’ strikes there next Wednesday.

Victory for unity as an EDL-backed ‘East End Gay Pride’ march is cancelled

22 March 2011
Activists last week delivered a significant victory against attempts to divide the Muslim and LGBT communities in Tower Hamlets, east London.

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