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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.

The EDL are thugs and fascists

27 October 2009
The British National Party (BNP) and the English Defence League (EDL) are flip sides of the same Nazi coin.

Racist EDL forced off streets of Swansea

20 October 2009
People in Swansea were shocked and disgusted by racist thugs taking to their city’s streets too last Saturday.

How do we stop these Nazis?

13 October 2009
The English Defence League is not welcome anywhere.

Anti-racists stand up to EDL thugs in Manchester

13 October 2009
More than 2,000 anti‑racists gathered in Manchester city centre on Saturday of last week to face down one of the biggest Nazi protests in central Manchester since Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirts in the 1930s.

EDL beaten at al-Quds march

15 September 2009
The EDL thugs tried to threaten the al-Quds pro-Palestine march in London’s Trafalgar Square last Sunday – but they failed.

EDL: Fascism’s street fighting wing

15 September 2009
The EDL has been touted as the street fighting wing of the BNP. Although both the EDL and the BNP deny such links, several of the EDL’s leading organisers are listed as BNP members.

Bus workers join the anti-EDL protest

15 September 2009
There were groups of bus workers on the Harrow demonstration from at least four local garages.

Police protect racist demo

08 September 2009
Many people believe the police did nothing to stop the EDL from rampaging through Birmingham city centre.

Photos of Birmingham anti-EDL protest on 5 September 2009

08 September 2009

Who are the EDL marchers?

08 September 2009
The English Defence League (EDL) demonstrations began in Luton in April 2009.

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