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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.

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.

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.

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).

Letters

30 March 2010
Letters

Activists' diary

30 March 2010
Saturday 3 AprilProtest against the racist English Defence League in DudleyCalled by Unite Against FascismGo to <a href="http://www.uaf.org.uk">» www.uaf.org.uk </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.

Video of Bolton UAF demonstration against EDL, 20 March 2010

29 March 2010
Footage from throughout the day showing how police confronted Unite Against Fascism's demonstration against the racist English Defence League in Bolton

In their own words

23 March 2010
"We felt that the police handled the protest exceptionally well. We were happy with the conduct of the officers and whoever was in charge needs to be commended."English Defence League north west organiser on the policing of last week’s protest in Bolton

Kid gloves as police make friends with the EDL racists

23 March 2010
While the police battered anti-fascist protesters, Socialist Worker journalists witnessed the police getting matey with the racists of the EDL.

Activist's diary

23 March 2010
Thursday 25 MarchTrade Unionist and Socialist Coalition election rally, with Bob Crow, Dave Nellist, Karen Reissmann and Brian Caton, 7,30pm, Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London. Go to <a href="http://www.tusc.org.uk">» www.tusc.org.uk</a>Saturday 27 MarchAfghanistan day of action, with campaigning across the country.<a href="http://www.stopwar.org.uk">» www.stopwar.org.uk</a>Saturday 3 AprilProtest against the racist English Defence League in DudleyCalled by Unite Against FascismGo to <

Now let’s stop the EDL in Dudley on 3 April

23 March 2010
The English Defence League’s next stop on its racist rampage is Dudley on Saturday 3 April. UAF is organising to stop it.

After Bolton: Where next for anti-fascism?

23 March 2010
The English Defence League (EDL) hoped that last Saturday in Bolton they could repeat their racist rampage in Stoke and the strutting arrogance of their march to parliament.

EDL racists are forced to back off in Bolton

23 March 2010
Defiant protests by 3,000 anti-fascists blocked the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Bolton last Saturday.

Bolton man 'stabbed by EDL supporters'

23 March 2010
The Bolton News is reporting that a man was stabbed in the shoulder with a "cut-throat" blade after trying to stop his friend being attacked by alleged supporters of the English Defence League who had earlier been protesting in Bolton.

Video of racist EDL arriving in Bolton

20 March 2010
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Saturday's protest against racist EDL in Bolton - rolling update

20 March 2010
6.49pm: From BoltonNearly all anti-fascist protesters who were arrested in Bolton during the demonstrations have now been released. Most have not been charged or have been fined £80.

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