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Victory as Unite Against Fascism stops BNP from marching in London

01 June 2013
Anti-racists scored a crucial victory over the British National Party (BNP) last Saturday, as they first outnumbered and then blocked a planned march by the fascist party in central London.

Newcastle united against the racists and Nazis

26 May 2013
Over 1,000 trade unionists, socialists and anti-racists marched through Newcastle yesterday, Saturday, against the racist English Defence League (EDL).

Activists stand up to racism after Woolwich attack

24 May 2013
Racists have attacked two mosques in Bolton, north west England, since a soldier was killed in Woolwich, south east London, last Wednesday.

Unite against Fascism regional conferences

23 April 2013
Wales | West Midlands

Counter protests stand up to Nazis

05 April 2013
Around 100 anti-fascists protested in Sunderland on Saturday of last week, in response to a demonstration of racists and fascists including the English Defence League (EDL).

Councils make evictions pledges as tenants' movement deepens

28 March 2013
Islington council in north London last week became the first Labour-run local authority to take a stand against evictions.

Unite Against Fascism debates experience of fighting racism

05 March 2013
More than 400 activists attended Unite Against Fascism’s (UAF) annual national conference last Saturday.

Ivan Hibbert (1965-2012)

11 December 2012
I, like several others, have had the pleasure of knowing Ivan from his time in the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) office. We are all shocked by the news of his sudden death.

Time's up for Nazi MEPs

04 December 2012
Over 70 people attended the North West Unite Against Fascism (UAF) regional conference in Liverpool last Sunday, supported by many of the region’s trade unions.


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).

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