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Unite Against Fascism


Standing up to racist EDL thugs in Leicester

28 September 2010
More than 200 anti‑racists packed into a Unite Against Fascism (UAF) meeting to oppose plans by the racist English Defence League (EDL) to march in Leicester on Saturday 9 October.

TUC delegates join Unite Against Fascism fringe meeting

14 September 2010
Some 60 people attended a lively and serious fringe meeting organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF) at the TUC on Monday night.

Martin Smith - 'I will appeal and clear my name'

09 September 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) national officer Martin Smith will appeal against his conviction by magistrates this week for assault on a police officer. He has issued a statement, thanking his supporters and confirming that he will challenge the verdict.

Movement's support for Martin

07 September 2010
"The National Union of Teachers sends its support to Martin Smith and has full confidence in the aims of UAF and Love Music Hate Racism and support their democratic right to demonstrate."

Join the protest at court to defend anti-fascist Martin Smith

05 September 2010
Support is growing for Unite Against Fascism (UAF) officer Martin Smith who is due to appear in court on Tuesday of this week.

Protest at court supports anti-fascist Martin Smith

04 September 2010
More than 200 people crowded onto the pavement outside the magistrates court in south west London on Tuesday morning to support Martin Smith. Martin, who is a national officer of Unite Against fascism (UAF) and also national coordinator of Love Music Hate Racism, was arrested on the protest outside the BBC when BNP leader Nick Griffin appeared on Question Time.

Movement on trial on 7 September

24 August 2010
Anti-fascist activists will gather outside a London court to show their support for Unite Against Fascism (UAF) national officer Martin Smith as he stands trial next month.

UAF backed protest in Bradford goes ahead despite EDL march ban

20 August 2010
The Home Office announced on Friday a ban on the racist English Defence League's (EDL) proposed march in Bradford on 28 August.

National demonstration called as fight against racism stepped up

27 July 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and the Muslim Association of Britain have called a national demonstration—"No to racism, No to Islamophobia"—on Saturday 6 November in central London.

Loving anti-racist music in Bristol

27 July 2010
Love Music Hate Racism and Unite Against Fascism (UAF) were invited to this year’s World Village Festival in Southmead, Bristol.

Support grows for next week’s protest to stop the EDL in Dudley

06 July 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) is organising counter-protests against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Dudley on Saturday 17 July and in Bradford on 28 August.

Anti-fascists drive racists out of Wales

08 June 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists in Swansea and Cardiff far outnumbered Welsh Defence League (WDL) thugs and forced them to retreat onto trains and coaches last Saturday.

Welsh Defence League forced to retreat in Swansea and Cardiff

05 June 2010
At 4pm on Saturday Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists were dispersing having successfully seen the Welsh Defence League (WDL) bundled off the streets of Cardiff.

Protesters outnumber the racist English Defence League in Newcastle

01 June 2010
More than 1,000 people joined a highly successful Unite Against Fascism (UAF) protest in Newcastle against the racist English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday.

Unite Against Fascism explains how the Nazi BNP was dealt a hammer blow in the election

14 May 2010
Weyman Bennett (Joint Secretary UAF)

The battle continues against the Nazi BNP

04 May 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists across the country were campaigning right up until polling stations closed on Thursday night to stop the fascist British National Party (BNP) from making a breakthrough.

Anti fascists get BNP removed from hustings in Kent

28 April 2010
St Mark’s Church in Gillingham, Kent, have withdrawn their hustings invitation to the British National Party (BNP) thanks to pressure from across the community organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists in the area.

Get the Nazis off our TV screens!

27 April 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) held a protest outside the BBC on Monday evening against the airing of the British National Party’s (BNP) election broadcast.

Stopping the BNP

27 April 2010
Merseyside Three local Labour councillors and four teachers were among 20 people on a UAF stall last Saturday. Activists sold tickets for the Barnsley Love Music Hate Racism carnival on 1 May and are going to be leafleting metro stations, holding stalls and canvassing next week.

Anti-fascist activist arrested

06 April 2010
Tom Sinden was arrested on the eve of the UAF protest against the EDL for allegedly spray painting anti Nazi slogans in Dudley town centre.

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