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Bolton mosque attacked

19 March 2010
Racists have attacked a Bolton mosque on the eve of the mobilisation by the English Defence League in Bolton tomorrow.

All roads lead to Bolton

19 March 2010
The wave of opposition to the racist English Defence League’s march in Bolton this Saturday is growing as hundreds activists make their final push to build the Unite Against Fascism counter demonstration.

Dudley next stop against EDL on Saturday 3 April

16 March 2010
More than 200 trade unionists and members of different faith groups have signed a unity statement saying that the EDL is not welcome in Dudley.

Smash the racist EDL in Bolton

16 March 2010
On Saturday the racist and fascist supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) will try to march through Bolton city centre to spread violence and intimidation.

‘We won’t let Bolton be divided by racist thugs’

16 March 2010
Coachloads of anti-fascists will travel to Bolton this Saturday to join protests to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from marching.

What is the English Defence League?

16 March 2010
The English Defence League (EDL) is a group of racist thugs and football hooligans with links to the Nazi British National Party (BNP).

The rich and street thugs: a warning from Italian history

16 March 2010
The idea that the far right thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) might gain friends, allies and even adherents in the upper classes would be scoffed at in polite society.

English Defence League thugs convicted

10 March 2010
The leadership of the racist English Defence League continue to claim it is a "peaceful" organisation—but the arrest and conviction of key members paints a different picture.

The BNP Nazi at the heart of the EDL

09 March 2010
The man in this picture is Chris Renton. He was photographed on the racist English Defence League (EDL) march on parliament last Friday.

After EDL march in London: 'We’ll stop these racists next time'

09 March 2010
The state allowed 250 followers of the racist English Defence League (EDL) to march on parliament on Friday last week.

Racist attack in Stoke after English Defence League demonstration

07 March 2010
The partner of a man who was the victim of a racist attack blames the EDL for stoking up hatred.

Pictures of anti-EDL protest in London, Friday 5 March 2010

05 March 2010

Anti-fascists confront the English Defence League in London

05 March 2010
Around 250 supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) marched from the Tate Britain in London to parliament today. The police removed anti-fascist protesters from the road to allow the EDL through.

Students mobilising against the EDL

05 March 2010
Students are leafleting campuses across London this morning to build the protest against the racist English Defence League (EDL) who are marching on parliament today.

All roads lead to Bolton on 20 March protest against the EDL

02 March 2010
From Dover to Dundee, activists are mobilising to go to Bolton on Saturday 20 March to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from rioting.

Dudley is next stage in taking on the racists

02 March 2010
The EDL is also planning to protest in Dudley on Sunday 4 April against the construction of a new mosque. EDL supporters have threatened to burn it down.

Emergency protest against EDL rally outside parliament this Friday

02 March 2010
Geert Wilders is coming to London on Friday to speak in parliament and show his racist film Fitna. He has been invited by UKIP leader, and lifelong member of the House of Lords, Malcolm Everard MacLaren Pearson.

Activists condemn demobilisation of anti fascist protests

24 February 2010
Anti fascist supporters are angry at attempts by police and local councils to stop the Asian community and young people from joining protests against the racist English Defence League (EDL).

‘We won’t let these EDL racists riot again’

23 February 2010
The racist English Defence League (EDL) wants to riot against Muslims in Bolton on Saturday 20 March.

Bolton: Why we must stop this EDL demonstration

23 February 2010
The call by anti-fascists to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from marching in Bolton on 20 March and Dudley on 4 April is sparking a debate.

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