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Birmingham drive out racist English Defence League after attack

15 June 2010
Fifteen members of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were forced to leave central Birmingham after attacking a Palestine Solidarity Campaign peace vigil last Saturday.

Stop the racist EDL in Tower Hamlets on 20 June

08 June 2010
The English Defence League (EDL) plans to whip up racism against one of Britain’s largest Muslim communities. It has announced plans to gather in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Sunday 20 June.

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.

A good day for anti-fascists in Newcastle

29 May 2010
A Unite Against Fascism demonstration halted plans by the racist English Defence League (EDL) to take over the centre of Newcastle today.

Post workers' conference opposes racist EDL

26 May 2010
Delegates to this week’s Communication Workers Union conference reinforced their strong stand against racism and fascism by passing policy against the English Defence League (EDL).

Racist EDL take back to the streets

18 May 2010
The racist English Defence League (EDL) is taking to the streets again in a bid to terrorise the Muslim community.

EDL to target Newcastle

11 May 2010
The racist English Defence League (EDL) have called their next national mobilisation against Muslims for Newcastle on Saturday 29 May.

United protest humiliates the racist EDL in Dudley

04 May 2010
Anti-racists and local Asian people humiliated supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) as they ran them out of Dudley on Monday.

EDL driven out of Dudley

03 May 2010
English Defence League (EDL) members have been humiliated and driven out of Dudley today. Anti-fascist activists and the local Asian community combined to halt the EDL seizure of an empty warehouse on the proposed site of a new mosque.

Protests as EDL occupy site of mosque in Dudley

03 May 2010
The racist English Defence League (EDL) have descended on Dudley again. They turned up on the proposed site for the new Dudley mosque and occupied an empty warehouse on Sunday afternoon.

Aylesbury says no to the English Defence League

01 May 2010
The English Defence League’s attempted invasion of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire failed today.

EDL apes French Nazis by attacking halal KFC

20 April 2010
The English Defence League (EDL) has taken to copying the tactics of Le Pen’s Front National (FN) in France.

Vibrant and defiant protest against EDL in Dudley

06 April 2010
Around 1,500 black, white and Asian people came together in Dudley last Saturday to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from rampaging through the town centre.

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.

Union with a proud anti-racist tradition

06 April 2010
Around 300 delegates packed into a anti‑fascist fringe meeting on Saturday—just hours after the mobilisation against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Dudley.

Anger at police attack on Bolton demo

30 March 2010
Bolton residents came together on Thursday of last week to express their anger at the police’s handling of the recent protest by the English Defence League (EDL).


30 March 2010

Activists' diary

30 March 2010
Saturday 3 AprilProtest against the racist English Defence League in DudleyCalled by Unite Against FascismGo to <a href="">» </a>Saturday 10 AprilDefending the welfare state and public services march and rally

All on board with anti-Nazi bus drivers

30 March 2010
Speakers from Unite Against Fascism (UAF) have been touring union branches in the aftermath of the English Defence League (EDL) protest in Bolton last month.

Stop the EDL thugs rioting in Dudley

30 March 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Dudley trades council have called a counter-protest against the planned English Defence League (EDL) march in Dudley this Saturday, 3 April.

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