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Unite Against Fascism


Letters

06 November 2012
How protest stopped the EDL Here in Walthamstow our local Unite Against Fascism (UAF) group has been meeting monthly since 2008. We knew that sooner or later the racist English Defence League (EDL) would want to come and stir up hatred in our community.

Two police officers to face charges over policing of Bolton UAF demo

31 August 2012
Two officers in the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are to face charges that they perverted the course of justice in the case of an anti-fascist arrested at a Bolton demo.

UAF activists vow to defend Roma

28 February 2012
A workshop on discrimination against Roma people in eastern Europe heard shocking reports.

Resistance to Nazi attacks in Glasgow

07 February 2012
Nearly 100 people attended a mass leafleting and rally in the centre of Glasgow on Saturday called by UAF Scotland.

Walthamstow meeting draws on past lessons to see how to fight fascism today

04 February 2012
Waltham Forest Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Amnesty International held a Holocaust Memorial Day public meeting at Harmony Hall in Walthamstow last Sunday.

Hundreds attend Islington UAF launch

01 February 2012
Nearly 200 people packed the Finsbury Park Mosque to attend a brilliant launch public meeting of Islington Unite Against Fascism (UAF) on Wednesday of last week.

Stop racist EDL protest in London

27 September 2011
Unite against Fascism (UAF) has called a counter‑protest at a planned English Defence League (EDL) demonstration at Downing Street on Saturday 8 October.

Keep the racist SDL out of Edinburgh

13 September 2011
The Scottish Defence League (SDL)—an offshoot of the racist EDL—was run out of Edinburgh last Saturday by a counter-protest of around 400 people organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF).

How we built a local UAF group in Leicester

06 September 2011
‘It started when we booked a minibus to join the protest outside the British National Party’s (BNP) fascist rally at Codnor in Derbyshire in 2009.

Unite Against Fascism statement on home secretary's march ban

26 August 2011
In response to the Theresa May's decision to ban all marches in five London boroughs for 30 days from the 2 September, Unite against Fascism (UAF) and United East End (UEE) have issued the joint statement below calling for the right to march against the racists.

Telford unites against 'banned' EDL protest

16 August 2011
Over 400 people joined the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) protest against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Telford last Saturday (left).

Racist EDL attack Brighton UAF meeting

12 April 2011
The racist English Defence League attacked a Brighton Unite Against Fascism (UAF) meeting of over 40 people on Tuesday of last week.

UAF holds regional conferences

29 March 2011
Liverpool conference on fighting fascism and Islamophobia. Called by Merseyside UAF and Merseyside LMHR in partnership with the Anthony Walker Foundation. With Max Levitas, veteran of the 1936 Battle of Cable Street.

Stoke campaign to remove remaining BNP councillors

12 March 2011
North Staffordshire Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (Norscarf) and UAF held a day of action against the BNP in Stoke-on-Trent last Sunday. The BNP has five councillors in Stoke and activists hope to reduce their number to zero after the May council elections.

Anti-fascist round-up

01 March 2011
Stoke takes on the BNP Supporters of Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and the North Staffs Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (Norscarf) in Stoke-on-Trent have launched their campaign to kick the remaining five BNP councillors out of the council.

Justice for Bolton: Police case collapses

18 January 2011
Paul Sutcliffe, a 45-year old Unite Against Fascism (UAF) supporter from Halifax, walked free from court on Thursday of last week after the prosecution case against him collapsed.

Join Luton protest against the racist EDL

04 January 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) is planning another racist rampage in Luton. But it will be met by a united, national protest organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF).

Anti-fascists angry at police handling of racist protest

25 November 2010
Anger is growing in Preston over the police’s handling of a planned march by the racist English Defence League (EDL) this Saturday. Preston Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and the Trades Council called a counter-protest and booked the Flag Market in the city centre as soon as the EDL announced their plans.

Round-up of anti-racist news

16 November 2010
•Charges dropped against UAF leaders

Police drop plan to charge anti-fascists for 'conspiracy' over Bolton demonstration

11 November 2010
The police have dropped their threat to charge leading Unite Against Fascism (UAF) members Weyman Bennett and Rhetta Moran, this week.

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