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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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

‘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.

Victories against BNP and EDL - now let’s stop racists in Dudley

09 February 2010
Anti-fascists are celebrating after planned racist events in Durham and Bolton were called off last week.

Bolton will defy EDL's racist thugs

02 February 2010
"I cannot rule out violence," these are the ominous words of English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson. He was talking about the EDL’s planned demonstration in Bolton on Saturday 6 March.

EDL Stoke rampage must never happen again

26 January 2010
More than 1,200 supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) went on a violent rampage through Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent, last Saturday.

Multiracial demonstration opposes EDL in Stoke

26 January 2010
The EDL did not go unchallenged. A counter protest of around 500 students, trade unionists and local people – black, white and Asian – turned out to counter the EDL.

Mass action and class fight can beat the Nazis

26 January 2010
Supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) and the British National Party (BNP) laid siege to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, last Saturday.

Stoke moves to stop the EDL and the BNP

19 January 2010
Activists in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire are organising to block a two pronged assault from the forces of fascism.

Nazis targeting Stoke-on-Trent

12 January 2010
Anti-fascists are gearing up for a protest in Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 23 January to oppose a march by the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL).

Fighting the racist EDL in Nottingham and Harrow

08 December 2009
Seven hundred anti-racists and anti-fascists stopped the Nazi thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) from marching through Nottingham city centre last Saturday.

Stop racist EDL marches in Nottingham and Harrow

01 December 2009
Anti-fascist campaigners in Nottingham and Harrow are preparing to counter two demonstrations by the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL).

Leeds Marches on against Nazis

03 November 2009
More than 1,000 anti-fascist protesters opposed the invasion of Leeds by several hundred supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday.

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